Sunday, April 22 , 2018   … 11am Service

We extend a warm welcome to everyone today and pray that we will receive a spiritual blessing as we share our service together. A special welcome to any who may be visiting.

A donation has been received to the Glory of God and in memory of
Mrs. C. Florence Parsons … from Judy & Roy Pitcher, Mount Pearl.

Usher Captain for April: Emma Noel and Louie Drover
Ushers for today: Jean & Tom Swain

Thank you to Carol Ann and Kerry Noel who will not be invoicing the church for plowing snow during the month of March. This cost is a donation to the church.

Welcome and special thanks to Bethel United Church Choir and their organist and director, Ms. Mary Vivian, for coming along today and sharing their gift of music and song.

We remember in our prayers family members and friends who are sick in hospital, nursing homes or their homes and all who are mourning the loss of loved ones.

Rev. Wilson is pleased to respond to invitations for pastoral visits. He is only a phone call away. Office 596-6754, the Manse 596-6137 or by cell at 1-709-668-1018. This coming week Rev. Wilson will be in the office Tuesday and Wednesday 10am to 12 noon. No appointment is necessary. Rev. Wilson will be off this week on Thursday, unless needed for pastoral emergencies.

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 call the church office at 596-6754.

Our church will be having a Cold Plate Take Out on Wednesday, May 16th. Cold plates to be picked up at Fong’s. We are asking all members of the congregation to pre-sell tickets to your neighbors and friends. The cost is $10.00. Tickets will be available for pick up at the church office today following our worship or during office hours.

Bible Study is held on Tuesdays at 10:30am. Everyone welcome.

St Vincent de Paul Foodbank is in need of the following: cereal/oatmeal, tin fruit, stew, meatballs & gravy, granola bars and instant coffee. They also accept items such as dish liquid and laundry detergent. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Our congregation is looking for volunteers to be contact people with NL Conference for Stewardship and Church in the World. This is because of the proposed changes with the dissolution of the districts. For further information contact Danny Button at 596-2180 or 589-7200.
The congregation of Bethany United Church is seeking an organist / choir director beginning July 1, 2018. If you are interested, or you know someone who may be interested, please send a resume to the following: Bethany United Church, 2 Church Street, Carbonear, NL A1Y 1A9.
There will be a Conference Hosting Committee Meeting this Tuesday, April 24th at 3:30pm
The Carbonear Hospital gift shop shower will take place this Wednesday, April 25th at St. James Hall beginning at 7:30pm.
Unslightly flowers, containers and any other debris will be removed from the Interfaith Cemetery after May 1, 2018.
The Covenanting Service for the Rev. John Maich, East District and the Brigus-Cupids-Georgetown Pastoral Charge will be held today, Sunday April 22, at 2:30pm at Cupids United Church
United Fresh Start is a curriculum with over 20 modules that teaches ministers and congregational leaders critical strategies for working effectively together. Registration forms and information are placed on the table in the foyer. This program is taking place at the Lion Max Simms Camp on May 7-10, 2018. Deadline for applications is this Wednesday, April 25, 2018. There is no cost to participate in this training opportunity.
April 22rd – 28th, 2018 is National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week We pray and honor those who, through Organ and Tissue donation, have given the Gift of Life to others. For more information on tissue and organ donation, please contact a donation coordinator at 777-6600 or toll free 1-877-640-1110.
Reminder for the UCW that they are invited to Friendship Night at Salmon Cove tomorrow, Monday, April 23rd at 7pm.
Deadline for Mother’s Day Memorials is Wednesday, May 9th.
The office will NOT be closed on May 29th … medical appointment was cancelled until September.
Office Hours are 9am to 2pm Tuesday to Friday.