Sunday, September 17, 2017


We welcome everyone to our worship this morning.
If you are a visitor, we are pleased to have you with us today.
May our worship together be meaningful to us all.

Usher Captains for August: Bert Parsons
Ushers for today: Jim Peddle and Wayne Parsons

We are looking for volunteers to operate the video system during worship. Training will be provided. Basic computer skills are needed. Contact Danny Button at 596-2180 or the church office at 596-6754.
Queen’s College has a great line up of courses and programs for anyone with an interest in the study of theology, development of pastoral skills, spiritual growth and participation in a faith community for both part time and full time students. Visit their website at or call 709-753-0116.
A Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20th at 7pm
A Finance Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 19th at 1pm

Choir Practice will begin on Monday, October 2nd. New members are welcome.

Bethany Men’s Fellowship will be at Luxury Estates today at 2pm.

Bethany Men’s Fellowship will be at the Long Term Care Home on Tuesday, September 26th at 2pm.

The Outreach Committee is asking the congregation to save your loose change and place it in a sock, along with your envelope number. This is the “Sock it up for October” campaign for Missions.

Sunday School begins today.

Office Hours are 9am to 2pm Tuesday to Friday.

If you are interested in becoming a Sunday School Teacher, please contact Terri Green at 596-0046 or call the church office at 596-6754.

The Men’s Salmon Supper will be on Monday, October 9th. Tickets are now available from any member. Cost is $12.00. Get yours today !

The Men’s Fellowship will be going to do an outreach at Bell Island where they will lead the service on September 24th. Our service here at Bethany will start at 10:00am so that those who go to Bell Island can have enough time to catch the 2:45pm ferry to Bell Island.
If you would like to go to Bell Island with the Men’s Club, please place your name on the sign-up sheet in the front porch. Deadline to sign up will be Sept. 21st.

Bethany United Church will be hosting the United Church Conference NL from June 1st to 3rd, 2018. This event will be hosting approximately 350 delegates from around the province. If you are able to accommodate billets during these couple of days, please contact Milton Peach, the coordinating committee chair at 596-5872, or call the church office at 596-6754 during office hours or sign up on the sheet in the vestibule. Please call or sign up before the end of next month, Oct. 31st.

Our church secretary will be on vacation September 18th to 29th. Thank you to Arlene Slade who will be filling in during Judy’s absence.

The Men’s Club Dinner Meeting will be on Wednesday, October 4th at 6pm. Clubs from Blackhead, Victoria, Salmon Cove, Freshwater, Harbour Grace and Salvation Army will be in attendance.

This is the time for Observer renewals and New subscriptions of our church national magazine. Over the next week, Communication Committee members will be calling those already receiving the Observer. If you are not receiving this magazine now and would like to be added to our subscription list, please call your Observer representative, Bert Parsons at 596-2532/2849 or call the church office at 596-6754. This is one of the oldest magazines in North America.

Special thank you to Mrs. Lillian Parsons who is filling in today as our supply organist.

In conjunction with Hunger Awareness Week, there will be a Community Breakfast at the Royal Canadian Legion in Carbonear on Wednesday, Sept. 20th from 8 to 11am. Cost is $7.00. For more information call 596-5945.

Ovarian Cancer Exposed Conference will seek to enhance the knowledge and understanding of Ovarian Cancer. Join them as they EXPOSE the facts, risks, signs, and symptoms of Ovarian Cancer and discuss the importance of screening, genetics, coping, recurrence, relationships, and meditation on Saturday, September 23 at the Faculty of Medicine Memorial University. To register visit