In Person Worship Suspended

In light of the recent lockdown announcement by the Province of Ontario and guidance from the Bishop of the Eastern Synod, Bethesda has decided to suspend in person worship services until further notice for the safety of everyone during this second wave of the pandemic. Sunday morning worship services will continue to be recorded and…

Christmas Joy in Song

You are invited to watch a video prepared by the Central Toronto Ministry Area of the Eastern Synod, of which Bethesda is a member. It is a compilation of Christmas hymns and songs performed by members of the congregations of the Ministry Area, including Bethesda, during December 2020. You can view this video here or…

Christmas Under A Cloud

Against all hope Christmas reaches us this year under a cloud caused by the Covid 19 pandemic. Back in the summer most of us hoped and expected that by Christmas the pandemic would have subsided to an extent that would have allowed us to celebrate Christmas with less rigid and strict restrictions. Alas, it is…

Church Giving

If you are able and willing to continue your church offerings if you decide not to attend in-person Sunday worship at the church, we invite you to mail your offering cheque to the church office or drop it off at the church in the white mailbox at the back door. Another option is to enroll…

Return to Worship

Bethesda began in-person worship inside the church on Sunday, September 20. All of the measures are in place, in keeping with the COVID-19 guidelines and protocols, to ensure the health and safety of those who wish to attend in-person, including restricting the capacity to 35 persons. We ask that you register your intent to attend…

Outdoor Worship

We invite you to join us for our next outdoor worship service on Sunday August 30 at 10:00 AM. All of the COVID-19 precautions and restrictions will be followed. We ask that you please bring your own mask or other face covering and lawn chairs. The location will be the backyard of the home of…

Sharecropper Project Crop Blessing

A few members of the congregation gathered at the site of our crop of wheat on Wednesday, July 8 to share a blessing by Pastor Roy for a good harvest.  It is anticipated that the crop will likely be harvested in about two weeks, depending on the weather.  Our Sharecropper Project supports the work of…

Regular Congregational Activities Still Suspended

After receiving health and safety guidance from the Eastern Synod on June 8, Bethesda church council has decided to follow the recommendation to continue the suspension of all worship and other regular activities inside the church until at least September 8. Sunday morning worship services will continue to be posted on our sermons page and…