Welcome to news and roundup.
On Sundays we will be having an in-person service at church and also live streaming messages via YouTube live at 10:30am and 6 pm. You will be able to view these without a YouTube account, and they will also be available on Smart TVs/Fire stick etc. for those without tablets/laptops. The livestream links are available on the website. If anyone is struggling to access the livestreams, please let us know.
Sunday Morning 21st November I 10.30am I STORYTELLER I Homecoming (including communion)
We end our journey through the parables of Jesus in the story of the prodigal son…
Sunday Evening 21st November I 6 pm I DWELL I 05 Ending Dwell… (Haggai 2.20-23)
We will be having a thanksgiving service here at Bethel on 27th November to remember the loved ones from our congregation that we have lost during this time of covid. It will give us a chance to remember them and celebrate their lives together. There will also be refreshments available in the lounge afterwards.
Safety at Bethel Questionnaire
We would like to know how you feel about the return to in-person church. Please follow the link to fill in the form. Many thanks
Church is Open!!
The church is now fully open. Booking is no longer needed at all. We ask that you still respect social distancing and follow all guidance given. Face masks are still required to be worn.
Bethel Kids is also taking place for all primary school children in years 1-6. We are aiming to open other age groups for children & young people in the coming weeks. Following the service we will be serving tea & coffee in the lounge.
We really look forward to seeing you!
We are looking for a team of people that may be able from time to time be available to do some cleaning in the Whitchurch Centre or Church. This need has arisen as the cleaning requirements have been increased because of Covid. If you think you might be able to help, please contact Lorraine in the office. Many thanks.
Children and Youth
Bethel Tots (Babies – Reception) Sunday morning, 10:30 – end of service . This will take place in the church lounge and will give the little ones a time of fun, play and singing together. Parents are encouraged to sit in with the younger ones.
Bethel Kids Sunday Morning during the service. Over the next few weeks we will be starting to rehearse our Christmas Nativity. This will be practiced and recorded over the next few weeks and will be premiered on Sunday the 19th of December. This is an exciting time as we discover and experience the birth of our Saviour.
Bethel Teens Meeting at 7pm-8:15pm at the Whitchurch Centre, this group aimed at school years 5 – 9 have an amazing time, getting to know one another, playing games and learning some important lessons from the Bible in a fun way. This week we start out look at the Nativity,. There are 4 mysteries to be solved-the teams need to work together in the Nativity Escape Room.
Bethel Youth Meeting at 7pm – 9pm at the Whitchurch Centre, this group is aimed at school years 10 – 13. A time to chill, chat, and play some games. we also spend time looking into the Bible and supporting each other to grow in faith. This week we jump into the nativity escape room-can we learn about the story of Christmas and escape in time, or will the leaders eat all the pizza…
Dates for your Diaries 2021
Church Member Meetings
17th November. Please save the date!
Places you can Find Us
If you have a church set of keys and no longer need them or use them regularly, please let Lorraine know and arrange to return them to the Church Office.
Lorraine is back working in the office with the new opening times of 9 am -1 pm
News to Celebrate
If you, or someone you know, are celebrating a very special birthday or anniversary then please do let us know so we can celebrate as a church family.
Collecting used Stamps to help fund BMS work
Please continue to save used postage stamps for the BMS stamps bureau. During the first quarter of 2020 £3500 was raised for BMS by the bureau. We look forward to being able to collect the stamps you are saving as soon as possible. Marion Rushton.
Problem accessing online content?
If you have had a problem accessing the online blogs, sermons or newssheet, please let Lorraine in the office know as she can arrange to send these out in the post (including CD versions of the services)
Promise of Christmas Concert
We are thrilled to announce that the ever popular Promise of Christmas will be taking place once again this year on Saturday 4th December at St David’s Hall, Cardiff at 3pm. Cambrensis Choir and Orchestra, the St David’s Praise Choir, the Cambrats and the Promise of Christmas Youth Choir will all be taking part and hope to bring you a feast of Christmas music to enjoy. Booking is now open at St David’s Hall via phone, in person or online.