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New By-Laws for the Cemetery

Bethesda Lutheran Cemetery has submitted new by-laws to the Registrar of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002. To see a copy of the proposed new by-laws click here. Please note, these by-laws are subject to the approval of the Registrar, Funeral, Burial, and Cremation Services Act 2002. Telephone: Bereavement Authority of Ontario, 647-483-2645 or 1-844-493-6356. If you…

Bethesda Garage Sale A Success

The Garage Sale ad-hoc committee held a successful garage sale on Saturday, 4th June. As has become the practice the sale was held to coincide with the Unionville Festival. This allows the event to capitalize on the many people who pass by on their way to the Festival. The committee planned, organized and executed the…

No Parking Zone

The City of Markham has recently made some changes to street parking around the Bethesda neighbourhood.  The eastern side of Union Street and the north side of Euclid Avenue are now no parking zones.  This was done to allow easier access for emergency vehicles in the area. Some of our members park in those locations…

Spring BBQ

Bethesda will hold its annual spring BBQ in the church parking lot on Sunday, June 12, following worship.  Hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken will be cooked on the grills and we ask that members please bring a salad or dessert to share.  All are welcome.  Please bring along your lawn chairs as well. This is…

Garage Sale

Bethesda will hold its biennual Garage Sale on Saturday, June 4, starting at 7:30 AM in the Church parking lot.  The sale will include household items, bicycles, sporting goods, books, movies but no clothes.  Coffee and snacks will also be for sale.  Please note, it is also Unionville Festival Day so arrive early to avoid…