October 2020  
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Important Church Update

We are very excited to announce that we are now opened for Sunday services.

You may also continue to enjoy our live stream services from our sanctuary every Sunday.


Greetings in the Name of Christ!


When you visit, you will be welcomed into a friendly, casual environment by people who are excited to see you join us for service. Folks tell us all the time that they are amazed how friendly our people are!

We want you to have an idea of what you can expect when you arrive. All you have to do from here is "come as you are" and find out more for yourself!

We Offer Multiple Service Times:

Sunday Worship at 8:30 am

Sunday Worship at 10:00 am


Feel free to also join us at our sister church for Sunday Services at 11:30 am

Long Ridge UMC Church

201 Long Ridge Rd, Danbury, CT 06810


At our services, you can expect:


  • Each service to last about an 30 minutes as services are abbrevited due to COVID 19. 
  • Thought provoking life relevant messages based on the Bible.

Thanks for checking out our website and we hope to see you soon!  If you would like to learn a little more about us, please browse through some of the links.


Peace to you,

Rev. John Parille

Senior Pastor


A Message to our Community

"We are all God's children, and we join in the cries of brothers and sisters around the country.  We stand on the side of unwavering love, and affirm the message of our Council of Bishops that we must acknowledge and name the sin of racism, and be unyielding in calling for justice, love, and peace."

Full message from the Council of Bishops: 



The Church office is closed until further notice










Contact Information  
Bethel United Methodist Church
141 Greenwood Ave.
Bethel, Connecticut 06801
Map  •   Directions
Phone (203)743-6835
  • The Church is OPENED!

    Hello Saints,

    The church is now reopened for weekly Sunday services. Please see the link below that will provide you with detailed information of what you can expect when you arrive for worship. Peace


  • Join us for Sunday Morning Live Stream Worship

    Join us every Sunday Morning at 10:00 am for a new weekly message live -streamed from our sanctuary..

    Just click link below to join or view the service



    Also, anyone who does not have access to a computer can call in to listen to the weekly messages at 10am Sunday.
    Listeners should call either +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) or +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago).
    Enter meeting id 113104770 followed by #
    Enter passcode 000000 followed by #
    If prompted for your name, just hit #

  • Country Bazaar!

    Come join us for our 51st Annual Country Christmas Bazaar!

    Saturday, Nov 7 (9:30 am – 4 pm) Rain Date: Nov. 14

    Click on link below for futher information and flyer



  • Online Giving Now Available

    BUMC is happy to annouce that Online Giving is now avaialble.

    Donation Instructions:

    To donate go to: https://ny-reg.brtapp.com/ChurchGiving

    Complete all fields asking for donor information. In the field “Amount you are Giving Today”, type in the amount of your donation,

    In the field “Church to which your donation will be directed” Choose “Bethel CT: Bethel UMC” from the drop-down menu.

    On the next field enter the name of your pastor: Pastor John Parille (this information will be used by us to validate that the correct church was selected). Click on the BLUE BAR at the bottom of the screen.

    On the next screen click on the GREEN BUTTON that says “Pay Now”. Enter your PayPal, Credit or debit card information. Once submitted, you will receive an e-mail confirming your donation. Thank you for your support!

  • Brotherhood/Sisterhood Weekly Devotional

    Join us on Monday nights at 7:00 pm for our small groups! Below is the link to the week devotional so you can follow along.

    Brotherhood will be now meeting in the chruch sancutary. Same protocols that are required on a Sunday morining service will be in place. Masks, socail distiancing, etc.


    Sisterhood will still be meeting via Zoom call (Mondays at 7pm, always the same numbers):


    Sisterhood of Christ

    Join Zoom Meeting

    Meeting ID: 780 169 624
    Passcode: 000000
    One tap mobile
    +19292056099,,780169624#,,,,,,0#,,000000# US (New York)
    +13017158592,,780169624#,,,,,,0#,,000000# US (Germantown)

    Dial by your location
            +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
            +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)


    Link for Devotional


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