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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 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…

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…

Virtual Christmas Open House

Tomorrow, Dec. 20 at 4 pm, Bethesda will be hosting a Virtual Christmas Open House for our families. Join us for some good cheer, happy moments and joy! Put on your jolly Santa hat/Christmas sweater and join us for some fun and good conversation!! Drop in for a few minutes or for a short time…or stay…

Sola Power of the Church

Every October we Lutherans find ourselves turning our minds to the event of I517 which changed the course of history of the Church, and indeed of the world. The event to which I refer is, of course, the Reformation. Perhaps this is inevitable since the Lutheran Church finds its genesis in the events of the…

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…