Events

  • The Nurture Committee has a Shrove Tuesday dinner the TuesdBethel United Methodist Church Hickory NC Festivalay at the beginning of Lent. Meal is provided for a love offering, with Pancakes, sausage, bacon, juice and coffee.
  • Ash Wednesday Service is the Wednesday of Lent at 6:30 pm
  • Maundy Thursday service is at 6:30 pm with a traditional foot washing offered.
  • Easter Sunrise Service is on Easter morning in Bethel United Methodist Church Hickory NC Festival 2the cemetery with a full breakfast provided by the United Methodist Men
  • Bethel’s Nurture, Outreach and Witness committees do an Easter EGGstravaganza the Saturday afternoon before Easter. We include crafts, lunch, games and an Easter Egg Hunt.
  • We also do a Fall Festival the Saturday before Halloween. We offer, games, crafts, costume contest and lunch.Bethel United Methodist Church Hickory NC Chicken and Dumplings
  • The United Methodist Men have a chicken and dumpling cook-off in November. The top three entries win cash prizes.
  • The NOW committees also do a Community Thanksgiving dinner the week or two before Thanksgiving. This is free of charge to all with delivery service offered with advance notice. Dinner is after service and includes Turkey and gravy, potatoes, veggies, rolls, dessert and tea.Bethel United Methodist Church Hickory NC Christmas
  • The church has a Christmas party for the children with finger foods and a visit from Santa.
  • The choir has an Easter and Christmas Cantata during service.