Monthly Archives: February 2020

Markham-Unionville Ecumenical Lenten Services

The Markham-Unionville Ministerial will once again hold their Ecumenical Lenten services on Sunday evenings at 7:00 pm during the season of Lent. These Lenten services are wonderful opportunities for members of the churches of the ministerial to come together in an ecumenical setting to worship.  There will be a time of fellowship following worship. Below…

Remember You Are Ash…

Remember you are ash and to ash you will return. With these words spoken, ash is placed on your foreheads in a cruciform shape, reminding us of our mortality. With these words we also welcome the Lenten season on Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is on February 26. Bethesda will hold its traditional Ash Wednesday service…

Women’s Fellowship This Month

Both the men and women of the congregation are invited to this month’s Women’s Fellowship on Tuesday, February 25th at 7:00 pm.  The guest speaker is from Evergreen Hospice and will be giving a presentation on support for caregivers. Refreshments and fellowship to follow.  We hope to see you there.

2019 Sharecropper Tally

The final tally is in. Our 2019 Sharecropper Project raised a little over $26,000 for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and when matched by the Canadian government amounts to $130,000 in food aid and other support to alleviate hunger in the world. We thank all those that donated to the project and especially our project partners…

Annual Congregational Meeting

Bethesda will hold its Annual Congregational Meeting(ACM) on Sunday February 23rd.  As has been our practice, there will be an abbreviated worship service at 10:30 am after which the meeting will be convened in the sanctuary. This approach emphasizes the spiritual nature of the meeting.  The ACM is not just business.  It is God’s business…