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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…

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…

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…

Sharecropper Project Update June 2020

Bethesda’s Sharecropper project of winter wheat is growing well. It is quite amazing how winter wheat is planted in September, grows slowly and then goes dormant for the winter. As soon as the frost is out of the ground and the soil begins to warm, the spring growth begins. It becomes the first grain crop…

Not Even The Gates Of Hell

It is ironic that the church all around the world had their doors closed to public worship on Pentecost Sunday. The irony lies in the fact that Pentecost is the day the Church was born. The Holy Spirit came on the Day of Pentecost. On that day, as at all Pentecost times in those days,…

Cemetery Memorial Service Cancelled

Due to the restrictions on large gatherings to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Cemetery Board of Directors has decided to cancel the annual Cemetery Memorial Service this year, which would traditionally have been held this coming Sunday. An update on the cemetery activities over the last year can be found here.