Sunday,  May 26, 2019


Usher Captain for May: Bert Parsons
Ushers today: Bob & Faye King

Rev. Simba is pleased to respond to invitations for pastoral visits. He is only a phone call away. Office 596-6754, the Manse 596-6137, by cell at 1-709-674-1169 or by email at

The Weekly Givings last Sunday, May 19th, was $1553.25.

Senior Choir Practice will be held on Thursday afternoons at 1:30 pm.
Songbirds practice each Tuesday at 6:30 pm.
Harmonie will practice on Mondays at 2:00 pm.
Exercise classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 am. All are welcome.

To end the musical year in a celebration, Bethany will hold a special service of “Musical Celebration” on Sunday, June 9th at 7 pm. Anyone interested in doing a musical piece or pieces, poems, etc., please contact Michael at 595-3070 on or before Tuesday, May 28th.

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.

Please 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:.

Thank you for your support to St. Vincent De Paul Foodbank. Presently, the shelves are bare of the following: meatballs and gravy, stew, and tin fruit. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated.

Tonight, May 26th, at 7 pm there will be a Gospel Night at Victoria United Church. Why not come and enjoy an evening of praise.

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.

St. Patrick’s Mercy Home Foundation is having a Surf or Turf Dinner and Show in support of the residents of St. Patrick’s Mercy Home. Join them with your family, visitors and friends on Thursday, June 20th at the Columbus Hall, 49 St. Claire Avenue, St. John’s. Tickets $50 (tax receipt $15). Call 752-8745 for tickets or information..
Scripture readings for June 2nd
Acts 16:16-34; Psalm 97; Revelation 22: 12-14, 16-17, 20-21; John 17:20-26