Worship

Return to Worship Postponed

Bethesda is postponing it’s planned restart of in-person worship at the church due to rising COVID-19 cases. Recorded worship services will continue to be posted on the church’s Facebook page, including for the Holy Week services of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. You can also find links to the service recordings on our Sermons page.

Ash Wednesday Service

Bethesda will not have an Ash Wednesday worship service this year. Instead we will join other congregations in the Eastern Synod in virtually attending a Synod-wide livestreamed service led by Bishop Michael Pryse. You can watch the service on the Eastern Synod Facebook page on Wednesday, February 17, at 6:30 PM.

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…

No Worship December 27

Bethesda will not be providing a worship video on Sunday December 27. Instead we invite you to watch a Community Christmas Celebration video hosted by St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Kitchener. You can view the video here or access it via their website. It will also be broadcast on television on CTV (Southern Ontario) at…

Christmas Worship

With our region now being under lockdown restrictions Bethesda has decided to cancel in-person worship on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. However, recorded worship services will be available on our Facebook page and this website on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for you to worship safely at home. There will be no worship service posted…

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…

Joint Worship

Our annual worship exchange with Central United Church will occur online this year. This coming Sunday, July 26th, Bethesda will join with Central United’s online worship service streamed live, and the following Sunday, August 2nd, they will join Bethesda’s online service. To join Central United’s online service please go their their website. Please note that…

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…