Adult Ministry

Adult Sunday School Classes

All classes meet from 10 AM until 10:45 AM Sunday mornings. Feel free to explore our wide variety of classes!

Fellowship Groups

Bibles and Biscuits at Climax Fire Station #35 meets the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 AM for a Men’s Bible Study and Breakfast. 

See Upcoming Events Calendar for meetings of Bibles and Biscuits.

Friendly Club Meets every 2nd Tuesday of each month (except for July) at 11:00 am in the church fellowship hall. Each meeting contains a guest speaker or entertainer (or sometimes a field trip!) and wonderful food and fellowship. Please bring a covered dish to share and join us!

See Upcoming Events Calendar for meetings of Friendly Club.

Walking Club meets most every Monday and Wednesday of each month at Bethlehem for outdoor fellowship and brisk exercise. Make sure to bring your walking shoes and contact us for specific walking times!

See Upcoming Events Calendar for Walking Club dates. 

Wonderful Wednesdays invites widows and widowers to meet on the last Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am at the S. Elm Street Cracker Barrel Restaurant. Each meeting contains breakfast, fellowship, prayer, and bus transportation that leaves from Bethlehem at 9:40 am.

See Upcoming Events Calendar for meetings of Wonderful Wednesdays. 

Arlene Stokes UMW Circle
Arlene Stokes is one of two circles in the Bethlehem UMW Unit. It was formed in 1961; named in honor of Arlene Stokes, wife of Rev. Charles Stokes, who pastored Bethlehem in 1944-1945, later returning to Korea to assume their missionary work. This group of ladies continues Arlene Stokes’ missionary vision by participating in UMCOR projects such as Layette, Health and School Kits, Adopt-a-Missionary at
Brooks-Howell Home in Asheville and correspondence with a list of retired missionaries. They support UMW Mission Giving through

  • Individual Pledges to Mission
  • Gift to Mission & Gift in Memory donations
  • World Thank Offering collections
  • Special Mission Recognition donations honoring specific individuals
  • Monthly programs focus on current general issues, spiritual growth & geographic emphasis as outlined by Women’s Division, personal mission trip speakers, a summer cookout, Chrismon tree decorating at Advent. Participation in District and Conference events offer opportunities for fellowship, education and spiritual growth. Our mission efforts begin at our church doors and reach around the world.

    Meetings: 4th Monday, 7:30PM, Church Young-at-Heart Room * (* subject to change)