Welcome to news and roundup.
As we are unable to gather on Sundays during this COVID-19 crisis, we still wanted to find as many ways as possible to remain connected together and share news and updates among the fellowship.
“Hallelujah-Christ is Risen”. A very Happy Easter to everyone from your church family here at Bethel
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 Morning 4th April I 8.30am I “The Shaking” Complin
The last of our Complins over the Easter weekend- this year’s Complin theme explores what has shaken at Easter, and how being shaken over this past year might remind us of the only sure foundation to build our lives upon.
Sunday Morning 4th April I 10.30am I The Lockdown Lifter I The Great Jerusalem Break-in.
What Jesus thinks of Upper Room Security…
Meeting ID: 805 328 1727
Sunday Morning 11th April I 10.30am I Guest Speaker-Richard Hodges I
Sunday Evening 11th April I 6 pm I Guest Speaker Mark Fairweather-Tall
Book Your Place! Sunday Mornings (Starting 18th April)
Monday Night Prayer meetings
Will be taking a break until: 19th of April.
Church Members Meeting
The next church members meeting will be taking place on April 21st AT 7.30 PM via Zoom
Baptist Union Presidential Elections
Just to let you know that our church decided to vote for Hayley Young in this election.
Dates for your Diaries 2021
Church Member Meetings
Places you can Find Us
Children and Youth
Bethel Kids Wonder @ Easter – 8 – Jesus is Alive!
Feel the joy and shout “hallelujah” as we finish up our Bethel Kids Easter devotions series this morning. It has been so lush journeying through the Easter story as we wriggle breathe, read, wonder and pray to help us understand and think about the story we have heard.
All kids, teens and youth work will be taking a break this week- we will be back next term for more fun, games, singing and learning together, have an awesome Easter
Bethelcraft Our Minecraft Server will be on over Easter, so feel free to jump on and build, explore and take part in the Easter Egg Hunt which will be going live on Easter weekend.
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
We would like to pass on our congratulations as a church family to Rachel Allen and Johan Cilliers who got engaged on Monday 29th March. We are delighted to hear this fabulous news and wish you God’s blessings and much happiness now and in the future
The Naylor’s’ would like to thank you for all your prayers and support for Simon who will Pass Out from basic training with the Royal Navy on Friday 2nd April.
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.
The Justice Conference 2021
A global gathering of Christians who are passionate about living out the message of Jesus and making justice a way of life. Since 2018, Tearfund has been hosting The Justice Conference in the UK. This year, the conference will be online, broadcast on 22 May 2021 from 11 countries over 24 hours. If you are interested, want to find out more , or book, please follow the link below.
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)