Sharecropper

2015 Sharecropper Project Update

Our 2015 Sharecropper Project will be a field of corn.  The field, once again located at the southwest corner of Warden Avenue and Stouffville Sideroad, was planted the first week of May under perfect conditions.  We pray that God provides spring showers to get it off to a good growing start. For more information about our Sharecropper program and…

2014 Sharecropper Project Report

Bethesda can be proud of its support of the 2014 project.  A total of $38,526 has been sent to Canadian Foodgrains Bank headquarters in Winnipeg.  Many thanks to Arthur Schickedanz (Galten Farms), St. John’s United Church in Oakville, FaithLife Financial, the private donor and all members who contributed.  This $38,526 translates into $192,630 of aid…

Sharecropper Dinner

Bethesda’s annual Sharecropper Dinner will be on Sunday, 9th of November at 5.30 pm. This dinner is a highpoint in our social calendar at Bethesda. The main course of roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy and vegetable pasta salad will be provided.  Members are asked to bring along a dessert to share.  A free-will offering will be taken in support…

Sharecropper Project Update – Summer 2014

Our Sharecropper Project wheat field on the south west corner of Warden Avenue and the Stouffville-Gormley Road was harvested on Friday, August 8.  After a wet start to the week, drier weather prevailed for the rest of the week, enabling the crop to be combined by Galten Farms. The yield was good and the quality was…