August 18, 2019

Usher Captain for August: Emma Noel & Louise Drover

Ushers today: Jane and Emma


A donation has been received to the Glory of God and to the Memorial Fund on behalf of Bruce Nichol in memory of his mother Kezia Nichol … from the Newfoundland & Labrador Snowmobile Federation.

Donations toward our New Organ Fund project are now being accepted. All donations will be acknowledged and receipted.

If you are able to assist with this project, it would be gratefully appreciated. Please keep checking the diagram

in the church vestibule for progress.

On the dates that Rev. Simba is away, Worship will be led by:

– Today, Sunday, August 18th … Dorothy Harvey, Sandra Saunders,

& Leslie Forward

– Sunday, August 25th … Bethany U. C. Women

The Alzheimer Society of NL is advancing the family support group development in your community. They are seeking dedicated volunteers to become facilitators. Training will be provided. Call


Singing is for everyone! Coastal Sounds Community Choir invites you to join them during the month of September. No audition is required, just a love of singing and a willingness to learn. Rehearsals will be Wednesdays, 7:30pm at Holy Spirit High School in Manuels. For further info visit or email


We have received a donation of a selection of books for both adults and children. They have been placed on the table downstairs. Please feel free to take any that you are interested in reading.

We are looking for two volunteers each Sunday to do set up and clean up for our Coffee & Conversation. They can be members of the congregation, the choir, or any church committee. A sign-up sheet by date is in the church foyer. Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your support to St. Vincent De Paul Foodbank.

Any and all donations are greatly appreciated.

We would like to encourage all church groups to share their activities, photos and videos on Facebook. Please forward them to Glenis Murray at

The Outreach Committee is looking for volunteers to assist with Video Production, Facebook, and the church Website. No experience is necessary. If interested, please contact the church office at 596-6754.

Please continue to donate your cans and bottles to Bethany’s recycle account at the Green Depot. Just drop them off and have them clearly marked for “Bethany United Church”.

A “Harp Concert” featuring Sharlene Wallace, a Canadian Harpist Extraordinaire will be held at St. Peter’s Church in Upper Gullies on Friday, Sept. 6th at 7pm. Tickets $20.00 in advance, $18.00 or Seniors & Students and $25.00 at the door. Call 744-2648 or

There will be a Council Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at 7pm.

The church office will be open Thursdays and Fridays until September. 6