Welcome to news and roundup.

 

YouTube Live!

On Sundays  we will be 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 Services

Sunday Morning 23rd May  I 10.30am  IThe Day the Fire Fell (Acts 2)   I

Join us for our special Pentecost celebration as we welcome the power of the Holy Spirit in our lives!

Sunday Evening  23rd May I  6 pm I New mini-series: IMMERSED  (Part 2)

Jon is joined by Ruth Rice (Renew Wellbeing), Chris Duffett (The Light Project) and Leslie Lawrence (The Church of the Resurrection) for a Bible study on Acts 4 as we continue to explore what it means to be immersed in the life of the Spirit!

 

Book Your Place! Sunday Mornings

The church is open in a limited capacity for people to book in to attend the Sunday morning service .This means that the service that is livestreamed on our youtube channel will be open for any who are able to book in. Bethel:kids will continue to be shown after the morning service, Booking will open from the Monday before at 9.30 am  (24th May) till Thursday (27th May) at 1.30 pm For details of how to book, please see: bethelcardiff.org.uk/booking-now-open/ or call our booking number: 07565 930791.

 

Jon’s Reading Week and Leave

Please pray for Jon as he takes his reading week this week week (commencing 24th May).  Jon will then then will be on leave the week after (Half-term week-commencing 31st May)

Guest Speakers

We will be having guest speakers on Sunday 30th MayAndy Gibbs will be sharing with us in the morning on our usual youtube channel, and then in the evening service when we will also be sharing in Communion at 6pm on zoom (look out for the link on the Bethel NEWS WhatsApp group. And on the following Sunday (6th June) and our very own Richard Hodges will be sharing out of God’s Word. We are really looking forward to hearing what they have to share with us.

 

Dates for your Diaries 2021

Church Member Meetings

17th November

AGM

22nd September

Open House

23rd June

Members Meeting Minutes

The minutes of the last Members Meeting are now available on the church website

Places you can Find Us

Website: https://bit.ly/Bethel-Website

YouTube: https://bit.ly/Bethel-Live

Facebook: https://bit.ly/Bethel-Facebook

Instagram: https://bit.ly/Bethel-Instagram

Podcast: https://bit.ly/Bethel-Podcast

Children and Youth

Bethel Kids   Fruits of the Spirit – Kindness. Kindness, what is it, who do you give it to, how do you give it, and what’s it got to do with the Holy Spirit? Let’s have a closer look at Kindness this morning getting examples from the Bible and seeing how we can live out Spirit level Kindness in our lives.

Bethel Teens Join us on Tuesday nights at 6:30pm on zoom, where we catch up with the week’s happenings, have a laugh with a game and delve in the Bible to see what it can tell us.

Bethel YouthJoin us on Friday nights at 8pm on Zoom, where we have time to chat, and also share about what God is doing in our lives at the moment.

Family News

We rejoice with Tim & Catherine Pickles and give God praise and thanks on the safe arrival of their son James Kenneth Pickles who was born at 4.05am on Wednesday 11th May, weighing 8Ibs 12.5oz. Catherine and James are doing well and are now home enjoying family life with Tim, Elsie and Miriam.

Some of you may remember Jon Birch (he was a ministerial student placed with us a few years back). He and Emma had a vision to buy a home where they could welcome people to stay with them and grow in discipleship together. After years of looking, working and praying – they’ve just this week picked up the keys! God’s promises *never* fail!

 

If you know of anyone who doesn’t have internet access and would appreciate the Sunday sermons on a CD or USB stick, please let Lorraine know and she will arrange to have these sent to them.

Lorraine is working from home and is contactable via email. Lorraine goes to the office once a week to check the answer machine, post and all buildings

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.

Can you help?

If you are able and willing to help during this period with phoning those who are isolated or delivering essential supplies to people’s doorsteps, then please do be in touch and let Jon know. Equally, if you know of people in any kind of difficulty due to self-isolation, please do pass that on.

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)