An Evening in Bethlehem 2017

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An Evening in Bethlehem


Experience a Christmas Like No Other

Free to the community

A Christmas event for all ages

Fri., Dec. 1 and Sat., Dec. 2, 2017 

Gonzalez United Methodist Church

6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. 

The church will recreate the town of Bethlehem, with more than 15 stops representing the inn, blacksmith shop, manger and other aspects of the Biblical city. Guides will lead visitors on an entertaining tour of the city to experience the Nativity story as if they were a part of it. Become a part of the Christmas story this year. It could be the happiest holiday your family has ever had!

Gonzalez United Methodist Church 

2026 Pauline Street 


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GForce Kids Fall Launch Party


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Prayers for the Family of Jane Bell

We ask for prayer for the Bell family at this time.  Jane Bell’s sister, Margaret Louise Byrd, was called home to glory on Tuesday, May 24th.  The funeral will be held on Saturday, May 28th in Guntersville, AL.  Please see details below:
Guntersville Memorial Chapel
1601 Henry St.
Guntersville, AL 35976
Visitation  11:00 AM
Service  1:00 PM
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GUMC Youth-Branden Penegar Memorial Car Show


Due to weather the Branden Penegar Memorial Car Show will be postponed and rescheduled for our rain date March 31, 2018. Please mark your calendars and we look forward to see then.

Please come join us for the fifth annual GUMC Youth-Branden Penegar Memorial Car Show on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at Gonzalez United Methodist Church!  Car registration will be from 8:00-11:00 a.m. on the day of the show and the presentation of awards will be at 1:00 p.m.  The show is free to spectators. Entry fee is $25; to display only (not included in the judging), is $15.  Lunch will be available for purchase so why not plan to have lunch during the show? We’ll also have live music from The Southern Revival Band!  Proceeds from the show will benefit the GUMC  youth group.  Hope to see you there!

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Children’s Easter Event

Join us Sunday, March 13th, from 2-4 as we celebrate our risen Savior. We will have an Easter devotional, holiday crafts, games, and of course, a traditional Easter Egg hunt with all the fun and prizes. Everyone is invited – Bring a friend!

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G-Force Super Heroes Launch Party

Super Heroes Launch Party for kids and parents!

Wednesday, Jaunary 13, 2016

Free Dinner for ALL children @ 5:30 pm

Super Hero Training 6-7 pm


See attached forms for information and registration

G-Force Super Heroes Launch Party

Registration Form for Super Heroes


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An Evening in Bethlehem 2015

This December don’t just read the story – come be a part of it!

Friday and Saturday, December 4th and 5th, from 6 pm to 8 pm is the 6th Annual An Evening in Bethlehem at Gonzalez United Methodist Church. Bring the family and join us as we make the journey to experience a Christmas like no other. This is a FREE event for the community, no ticket or reservation required. Gonzalez United Church is

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Adult Bible Study Class starting August 5th

Adult Bible Study Class Starts August 5th

Do you want to study the Bible, but don’t know where to start? Are you seeking solutions to today’s questions? Are you curious about Sunday morning scripture selections? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, the LECTIONARY LIVING class is for you. Grab a Bible and join us as we laugh, learn, and pray together each Wednesday night at 6:15 p.m. in room 106. No need to sign up, just come as you are. Questions? E-mail Anita Ford at


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Vacation Bible School

VBS is July 20th thru the 24th from 5:30 PM to 8 PM in the CLC. For information or questions, please contact Melissa Williams or 368-9163.

Join us for a funtastic week!

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Bingo Night

The Risk Young Adult Group is sponsoring a Bingo Night on Saturday, July 11th from 4 PM to 8 PM in the CLC.

Join us!

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