House of Neighborly Services Summer Lunch Program

We offer free lunches for the whole week for children and their families throughout the summer.  Lunches/sacks of food supplies are picked up by families throughout the community at Bethany Church in Columbia each Thursday.

Point of contact: Angie Thompson


Life Network

This ministry is a pregnancy resource center committed to providing free and confidential, non-judgmental help to men and women.  We support them by participating in their baby bottle campaign (filling baby bottles with change, cash, or checks).  We also sponsor several tables at the annual fundraising banquet.

Point of contact: Angie Thompson

Children’s Church

Sunday Mornings

 Children’s Church for Kindergarten through 5th Grade children will also meet during the worship service, except for the first Sunday of the month.  Children begin in the Sanctuary for the first part of Worship, then move to the Children’s Church Area, located in the Education Wing. Point of contact: Susan Heikes

Email:    Phone: 217-357-5385


(Social Outings for Adult Recreation)

Returning Soon!

Point of Contact: Kim Dailey.

Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:00 A.M.

in the Sanctuary.
Worship can also be accessed online on

Facebook: Bethany Columbia.

Sunday School Classes
Sunday Mornings:

Adult Sunday School Classes - Online
9:00 A.M.

Wired Word
Accessed online -  8:00 A.M. – applying biblical principles to current events. Meet on Zoom at 8:00 Sunday mornings for about 15 minutes of chatting and the lesson starts at 8:15 am.
Point of contact: please email Lisa Bromley.

Esther Bible Study    11:00 A.M.
– meets in Room 7 in the Education Wing at Bethany Church.


Book Club

To be announced

point of contact


Saturday mornings 10 A.M.

Point of contact: Micki Manning.


(Bethany United Methodist Servants)

meet at Bethany on Thursday mornings from 8:30-10:00 to complete various tasks and projects, working both inside the church buildings and out on the church grounds.

Point of contact: Allan Coff.

Email:       Phone: 618-334-4705