May 23, 4:39 PM ET
Thank you, Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy for having your 5th-grade promotion at the Beth yesterday evening! Congrats to all the students for finishing the school year strong!
May 17, 4:24 PM ET
Thank you, Synovus Bank for donating supplies for our summer Jump STArt Camp!
We appreciate you!
May 15, 10:54 AM ET
Applications for our summer camp are now available!
Register your child today!
May 10, 3:28 PM ET
The Bethlehem Hornets are bringing in the trophies! Our softball team for ages 9-10 and 11-12 won first place last week. We’re so proud of these ladies!
May 9, 1:50 PM ET
Here's a video of our first graders dancing for our Mother's Day program. Aren't they the cutest? Everyone needs a reminder of how special they are!
May 8, 2:13 PM ET
Thank you Read to Lead parents for attending our Mother's Day program yesterday evening. It couldn't have been more adorable!
May 7, 12:44 PM ET
Reminder: If you have a child in our Read to Lead Academy, then you're invited to our Mother's Day program today at 5:30pm! Our students have a wonderful presentation planned. See you there!
May 3, 1:55 PM ET
Happy Friday! Have a wonderful weekend.
May 2, 1:49 PM ET
We're now accepting applications for our summer Jump STArt Camp!
Click the link to fill out an application for your child and drop it off at the Bethlehem Center. Scholarships are available.
May 1, 2:18 PM ET
Thank you to everyone that came to our Easter event on Saturday! We had a wonderful time with you.
Thank you Cricket Wireless, St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church, Stanley United Methodist Church, Westside Missionary Baptist Church, and Red Bank United Methodist Church for partnering with us.
We also thank Noah's Little Ark, Karen Nichols, and our community volunteers who made this event possible.
April 30, 12:06 PM ET
Have you heard?The Bethlehem Center has a softball team!
The Bethlehem Hornets are divided into three teams for ages
7-8, 9-10, and 11-12. Check out these photos from one of their first games.
They won!
April 29, 2:54 PM ET
This month our Star Student is Chevy!
Chevy has improved so much in the past month! He is learning how to be a better listener and more helpful to his teachers and fellow students. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, playing on the playground, and writing. We love Chevy's playful spirit and sweet demeanor!
April 22, 1:43 PM ET
Don't forget to come out to the Beth this Saturday for our Easter celebration! Enjoy Noah's Little Ark petting zoo, an egg hunt, and more while learning about the true meaning of Easter!
April 11, 4:08 PM ET
Due to inclement weather, our Easter event has been moved to Saturday, April 27th from 2-4pm.
We apologize for any inconvenience!
April 3, 11:53 AM ET
We invite you and your family to our Easter event on Saturday, April 13 from 2-4 pm. Enjoy an egg hunt, Noah's Little Ark petting zoo, and more!

If you would like to donate candy or plastic eggs, feel free to drop them off at the Beth during our open hours from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Please no chocolate!
April 3, 10:29 AM ET
Our Beth students, along with other students from the community, spent their spring break bonding and facing their fears!
April 2, 11:54 AM ET
Have you bought your ticket for our comedy showcase yet? Don't wait! Purchase your ticket today and help support our Read to Lead Academy.
April 1, 11:22 AM ET
Today is the last day to preorder lunch from Panera Bread for the Empowered to Connect Conference on April 5 & 6!
Click below and place your order and register for this awesome conference today!
March 29, 12:21 PM ET
Say hello to Danea, our new Star Student!
Danea is a sweet girl who makes her teacher so proud! She is helpful, loving, and dedicated to her work. In her free time, she enjoys writing, playing with her sister, and shopping at the mall. Danea’s teacher acknowledges her good listening skills and positive attitude!
March 28, 3:55 PM ET
"...Asia, one of our B.L.U. students, scaled the side of a rock wall with nothing but a harness and rope being held by a camp counselor at the bottom. Her fellow campers gathered around, chanting her name. She pulled herself up onto the platform as another counselor hooked her to a new rope that would send her soaring through the air..."

Click below to read more about Asia's experience at Camp Lookout!
March 27, 2:51 PM ET
Thank you volunteers from Trinity United Methodist Church, Homewood for helping organize and declutter the Bethlehem Center.
We appreciate you!
March 26, 4:55 PM ET
Our Comedy Showcase will be here before you know it! Come out to The Camp House on April 12 and have a laugh with comedians Laura West, Ethan McFall, Davis Wesson, and a group from Improv Chattanooga! Proceeds from the evening will support our Read to Lead Academy. Purchase your ticket here:
March 25, 4:39 PM ET
Do you work with children who come from hard places? The Empowered to Connect Conference is perfect for social workers, teachers, church staff, adoptive and foster parents, and agency professionals. You'll learn Trust-Based Relational Intervention methods that will allow you to better serve these children.
Register at today!
March 22, 4:31 PM ET
Thank you Christ Church for your donation to the Partnership Food Pantry! (Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults) It's so important for us to have sugar free and low sodium food options for our diabetic community members. Thank you for making sure that we have these items!
March 15, 2:00 PM ET
We hope to see you tomorrow at the Titus II Women Lunch & Learn here at the Beth! The event starts at 3 pm and Rivers of Living Water Christian Center will provide a delicious meal followed by an inspiring message.

Our Wish List

Read to Lead Academy Needs

  • Paper Towels
  • Pencils
  • Markers
  • Small dry erase boards/dry erase markers
  • Water bottles
  • Montessori Materials -Find here
  • Pens 
  • bean bags
  • Cubbies
  • Sanitizing wipes
  • Band-aids
  • Hot chips
  • Drink pouches
  • Cots
  • Paper towels
  • Facial tissue
  • Antibacterial wipes
  • Sensory tools (fidgets, weighted blankets, gum, fidget cubes--NO fidget spinners!)
Food Pantry Needs:
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned meats, fruits,  and vegetables
  • Sugar free items
  • Low sodium items
Community Connection Needs:
  • Game prizes for adults ( journals, home decor, etc)

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