Bible Reading Plan for April Shutdown

April 1 God is Sovereign over His creation Genesis 1-2, Psalm 8

April 2 God has made all things in, through and for Christ  John 1, Colossians 1

April 3 God preached the Gospel of grace to fearful, guilty sinners  Genesis 3

April 4 God preserves His people through judgment Genesis 6-9 

April 5 Palm Sunday Psalm 118 and John 12:12-19 

April 6 God’s covenant promise to build a kingdom through Abraham’s seed Genesis 12,Galatains 3:15-16

April 7 God rescues His enslaved people Exodus 12

April 8 God Makes covenant with David 2 Samuel 7

April 9 God’s protection and care of David Psalm 23

April 10 Good Friday God’s Son, Jesus, dies for our sins. John 19

April 11 God prophesied the resurrection of Jesus Psalm 16

April 12 Easter: Jesus is Risen. John 20

April 13 God’s promise of an inheritance for Jesus Psalm 2

April 14 God’s Son gives the Great Commission Matthew 28:10-20

April 15 God’s Promise of the Holy Spirit Joel 2 and Acts 2

April 16 God protecting His People Acts 4

April 17 God’s plan for a ministry of mercy Acts 6

April 18 God’s plan of leadership for the church 1 Timothy 3

April 19 God’s Day of rest and gladness Psalm 122

April 20 God’s people taking the gospel into a hostile Gentile World Acts 13

April 21 God protecting His Church from a false gospel Galatians 1:6-10

April 22 God’s one new people in Christ Ephesians 2:11-22

April 23 God’s gifts for His people Romans 12:3-8

April 24 God’s Call to Unity Psalm 133

April 25 God’s call to love 1 John 4

April 26 The Joy of the Lord’s Presence and Worship Psalm 84

April 27 The Fruit of the Spirit Galatians 5

April 28 God’s call to persevere Hebrews 11-12

April 29 God’s encouragement to preserve Revelation 7:9-12

April 30 God’s Son is with us in all trials Isaiah 43:1-7

All church-sponsored activities suspended

Bethel Session met for a Special Meeting on Saturday March 14, 2020. In this meeting it was decided to SUSPEND ALL CHURCH-SPONSORED ACTIVITIES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Session will revisit the issue weekly. Pastor Dodds can be reached for prayer or counsel at home (724) 336-0144 or by his cell (724) 992-8226. Please check back for updates, or through our Facebook page.
Let us continue to remember the Lord Jesus is on the throne of Heaven, and with the apostle Paul affirm “we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28)

Deacon Emergency Fund

The Deacons Emergency Fund was established with generous donations from the Bethel congregation to help Bethel members and regular attendees in case of an unexpected emergency.  We are again asking the congregation for donations to replenish the fund to keep it available for those who find it necessary to use. There are envelopes stamped Emergency Fund Donation on the tables in the Narthex and the back of the Sanctuary.  Please use these envelopes for your donation and place it in the offering plate. If you find a need to use this fund, contact Pastor Jerry or one of the deacons. All information is kept in strict confidence.

Project H.O.P.E.

Help restock the H.O.P.E. food bank for the month of



Monetary donations are also accepted. Make checks payable to Project H.O.P.E.

HOPE food bank would appreciate donations of plastic grocery bags. Place inside the room, please.

Weekly Bulletin Deadline

The deadline for weekly bulletin information is Wednesdays at noon. All information received after noon on Wednesday will be in the following weeks’ bulletin.