Hope Rising Programs

WINTER Programs and Classes

WINTER SESSION: December 1 – March 31
The following are a list of programs and events we are offering as we gather together as a church both online and in small gatherings. Programs are ongoing unless otherwise noted. Each are set up that you can tune in when you can. If you miss a session, they are saved on each facebook page (on the timeline and as a playlist on the video page) and many are archived on our YouTube page (listed by program title).

Note that we are also offering classes on campus and in-person as COVID-19 restrictions are slowly lifted (each Tuesday).
IMPORTANT: You must register and follow the safety guidelines for all classes being held on campus and in-person. CLICK HERE to register and sign the participation agreement.


Kids Ministry FamilyTime
Daily | Times vary (see schedule below)
Kids Ministry Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/382503655211852//
Kids Ministry is offering the following resources this Winter to help your family grow closer to one another and God.
Monday | 10:00am | Talkin’ about Faith
Tuesday | 10:00am | Craft, game or activity 
Wednesday | 10:00am | Family huddle information & snack ideas 
Thursday | 10:00am | Worship in Song 
Friday | 10:00am | Parent Corner  
Saturday | Sunday | Lesson links & Parent Guides posted 
Sunday | 10:30am | Live Zoom gathering for kids (Grades 4-6) 
NOTE:  If you would like to join the Kids’ Ministry Facebook group and/or participate in the Zoom sessions, please email Fancy Harvey for details (fharvey@bethanychurch.com).


MONDAY

Seize the Day: Morning Devotion with Pastor Bruce
8:00am | Daily
Presenter: Bruce Boria 
February 22 – April 2 
Bethany Church Facebook Page
Each morning during the week, join Pastor Bruce as he offers a word of encouragement and challenges us to start each day off by looking to the Scriptures for guidance. It will focus your mind, settle your heart and introduce a spiritual discipline that will stand the test of time. Our study time will offer a deeper look into the Lent season as we prepare for Easter. Note: If you missed an episode, you can access them online at anytime (without having to have a facebook account). CLICK HERE to visit our current Seize the Day Playlist.


TUESDAY

Seize the Day: Morning Devotion with Pastor Bruce
8:00am | Daily
Presenter: Bruce Boria 
January 4 – April 2 
Bethany Church Facebook Page
Each morning during the week, join Pastor Bruce as he offers a word of encouragement and challenges us to start each day off by looking to the Scriptures for guidance. It will focus your mind, settle your heart and introduce a spiritual discipline that will stand the test of time. Our study time will offer a deeper look into the Lent season as we prepare for Easter. Note: If you missed an episode, you can access them online at anytime (without having to have a facebook account). CLICK HERE to visit our current Seize the Day Playlist.

Financial Peace University
Tuesday | 6:30pm
Presenter: Kristin Poteet
January 12 – March 16
Online: Zoom (Please email Kristen Poteet to receive the zoom link)
Fee: $129 (includes workbook and access to FPU’s website) 
Financial Peace University is a money management course taught by one of America’s most trusted financial advisors, Dave Ramsey. Through video teaching, class discussions, and interactive small group activities, the course presents biblical, practical steps for budgeting, paying off debt, building savings, charitable giving, planning for the future and much more.
CLICK HERE for more information about Financial Peace University and to register.
Note: Bethany Church’s class code is: 1129445, and contact Kristen Poteet (skpoteet@hotmail.com) if you are in need of a scholarship for FPU or for more information.

ON CAMPUS CLASSES (in-peson):
CLICK HERE to Register and sign the participation agreement before attending any of the below classes.

GriefShare
Tuesday | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Presenter: Gail Gentry
March 16 – June 8
Greenland Campus |Room 120
Fee: $15 (includes workbook)
The loss of someone you love is one of the most difficult experiences in life. Be led by caring, friendly people who understand what you are going through and who want to help you during this time. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare is a faith-based program that encourages people through God’s Word, to find healing and peace. Gain access to valuable resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to your life ahead. It hurts to lose someone. Find help at GriefShare.
CLICK HERE to register for this program.

DivorceCare 
Tuesday | 6:15pm
Presenter: Scott McKinney 
January 19 – March 30
Greenland Campus | Room 121/122
Fee: $20 (includes workbook) 
DivorceCare is a warm and caring program designed specifically to help you find a path toward healing from the pains of separation and divorce. Comprised of a small group of men and women sharing and supporting one another, this God-centered program is designed to help you find healing within a warm, caring environment.

DivorceCare For Kids
Tuesday | 6:15pm
Presenter: Scott McKinney 
January 19 – March 30
Greenland Campus | The Village
DivorceCare for Kids is a God-touched, fun and safe place for children of separated and divorced families. Gathering each week with other “kids like us,” a child discovers that they are not alone and that their parent’s problem is not their fault.

LIFT: Young Adults Group at Bethany Church
Tuesday | 7:00pm
Presenter: Tim Carpenter 
January 19 – March 30
Kittery Point Campus | Sanctuary 
LIFT is our 20s and 30s group at Bethany Church. Join us on Tuesday nights as we build relationships, dig into a variety of topics, and examine how the Christian faith speaks into our lives today. In 2021, we will be digging into the following topics:
– Setting Your Priorities
– The Beauty of Jesus

– Prayers In the Bible

LIFT: Young Adults Group at Bethany Church

Tuesday | 7:00pm
Presenter: Jon Lamontagne
January 19 – March 30
Raymond Campus | Sanctuary 
LIFT is our 20s and 30s group at Bethany Church. Join us on Tuesday nights as we build relationships, dig into a variety of topics, and examine how the Christian faith speaks into our lives today. In 2021, we will be digging into the following topics:
– Making Wise Choices
– Discovering Your True Self


Senior Bible Study
Tuesday | 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presenter: Linda Bullis & Bill Maxwell
January 19 – March 30
Greenland Campus | Café
The stress and strain of life can at times rob us of our joy. But as difficult as these trying days may be, what if we found ourselves imprisoned, chained to a guard, and potentially facing our martyrdom, all because of our faith in Christ like Paul. His encouraging letter to the Philippians at that time can help us find and keep our joy when we undergo times of stress.

Celebrate Recovery: Men’s Step Study
No Winter program scheduled
If you have needs or questions, please contact: Larry (603) 918-8191
Do you or someone you know struggle with anger, alcohol, co-dependency, pornography, drugs, abuse or other hurts, hang-ups and habits? Join other men with similar struggles in a confidential 12-step program. Gain an understanding of unhealthy patterns and issues. Be guided to change with the help of Jesus Christ. 


WEDNESDAY

Seize the Day: Morning Devotion with Pastor Bruce
8:00am | Daily
Presenter: Bruce Boria 
January 4 – April 2 
Bethany Church Facebook Page
Each morning during the week, join Pastor Bruce as he offers a word of encouragement and challenges us to start each day off by looking to the Scriptures for guidance. It will focus your mind, settle your heart and introduce a spiritual discipline that will stand the test of time. Our study time will offer a deeper look into the Lent season as we prepare for Easter. Note: If you missed an episode, you can access them online at anytime (without having to have a facebook account). CLICK HERE to visit our current Seize the Day Playlist.

New Testament Overview 

Wednesday | 7:00pm
Presenter: John Lamontagne
February 3, 10, 17 & 24
Bethany Church Facebook Page
The New Testament contains the story of the life of Jesus, the start of the church, and the history of the Gospel spreading all over the world. Understanding the storyline of the New Testament will help you grow immensely in your relationship with Jesus. Join Pastor Jon as he teaches an overview of the New Testament.

Christ and Culture: Understanding World Religions

Wednesday| 7:00pm
Presenter: Tim Carpenter 
March 3, 10, 17 & 24
Bethany Church Facebook Page
There are literally billions of people around the world who follow different spiritual paths: Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, and many, many more. Participants will learn some of the core truths about some of the world’s major religions and also see how the Christian faith stands out as being different.

Youth Group: The Barn & In-Person (Students grades 7-12)
Wednesday | 6:30pm – 8:30pm 
January 13 – March 31
The Barn | Greenland Campus
The Barn is open and we invite students from each of our campuses to attend Youth Group 
in-person. There will be limits as to how many students can attend, to ensure we have enough space to social distance. Students are also required to wear masks as well as following other CDC guidelines. We are asking parents to fill out an online permission form linked below before their child attends. Our goal is to safely bring students back together in-person to fellowship and continue the work of being disciples that are making disciples. Click here to read a letter from Student Ministries Director John Cogan regarding our re-opening.
* Parents, please fill out and submit the form below before your child attends.
Parent Youth Group Form


THURSDAY

Seize the Day: Morning Devotion with Pastor Bruce
8:00am | Daily
Presenter: Bruce Boria 
January 4 – April 2 
Bethany Church Facebook Page
Each morning during the week, join Pastor Bruce as he offers a word of encouragement and challenges us to start each day off by looking to the Scriptures for guidance. It will focus your mind, settle your heart and introduce a spiritual discipline that will stand the test of time. Our study time will offer a deeper look into the Lent season as we prepare for Easter. Note: If you missed an episode, you can access them online at anytime (without having to have a facebook account). CLICK HERE to visit our current Seize the Day Playlist.


FRIDAY

Seize the Day: Morning Devotion with Pastor Bruce
8:00am | Daily
Presenter: Bruce Boria 
January 4 – April 2 
Bethany Church Facebook Page
Each morning during the week, join Pastor Bruce as he offers a word of encouragement and challenges us to start each day off by looking to the Scriptures for guidance. It will focus your mind, settle your heart and introduce a spiritual discipline that will stand the test of time. Our study time will offer a deeper look into the Lent season as we prepare for Easter. Note: If you missed an episode, you can access them online at anytime (without having to have a facebook account). CLICK HERE to visit our current Seize the Day Playlist.


SATURDAY | SUNDAY

Online Service
Saturday | 5:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am | 11:00am
Website Live Feed
Bethany Church Facebook Page
Bethany YouTube Page
Join us each week for our weekly online service that will include a lively worship experience, encouraging sermon and opportunities to connect with others online.  

Forgiven and Set Free
Saturday | 9:00am – 11:00am
March 13-May 15  
Meeting via Zoom (To register, call or text: (860) 604-2147)
Join this confidential, Bible study that gently ministers God’s healing grace to women who are suffering with guilt, shame and/or grief after an abortion, no matter how long ago the experience might have been. This study is for every woman yearning for the peace of God’s forgiveness and can be the first step to healing, wholeness and freedom. Please register in advance to allow time to meet with the facilitators and obtain study material.

Youth Group on ZOOM (Students grades 7-12)
Sunday | 6:30pm – 8:00pm (starting January 17)
Zoom meeting: Email Student Ministries Director John Cogan (jcogan@bethanychurch.com) to register.
Students, are you looking for an opportunity to meet others in a safe and engaging atmosphere? Join us as we gather online for a time of connecting, learning, discussion and plenty of fun of course.

Online Family Worship Experience | Sunday at Home
Each week, families at Bethany Church have access to wonderful age-appropriate resources to enjoy a family worship experience at home using our Kids Ministry curriculum.
Every Saturday, Kids Ministry will provide you with:
– Links to 3 age levels of curriculum on our Kids Ministry facebook page
– An email containing current activities information, lesson links, parent pages and GodTime devotionals
If you would like to receive our weekly email, contact Jan Dietrich (jdietrich@bethanychurch.com).