A donation has been received to the Cemetery Fund to the Glory of God and in loving memory of baby brother Wayne Christopher O’Grady and grandparents Maxwell A. and Caroline Powell from Sean and Laura O’Grady.
Rev. Brian will be in the church office on Thursdays 9:30 am to 12 noon. If you wish to make an appointment, please call or drop by at that time. Also, if you know of someone in need of a visit from the minister, please let him know or call the church office. Rev. Brian’s regular weekly days off will be Fridays and Saturdays (except for funerals and weddings).
COUNCIL MEETING: Wednesday October 22nd at 7 pm
Scholarship applications for the Coughlan College Trust Fund may be picked up at the Church Office. The deadline for the application is November 15th, 2014.
Men’s Club will be visiting Luxury Estates on October 19th at 2 pm.
Presently Bethany has 53 people receiving the Observer magazine. We will soon be calling on people for renewal.
UCW will be having a Fall Sale & Bake Table with a Hot Ham Supper on Oct. 25th. Takeout at 4:30 and Eat In 5 - 6 pm. Tickets are $10.00 each - children under 12 – $5.00 each. Tickets are available from any UCW member. Donations for the Bake table would be greatly appreciated.
There will be Flu Clinics on November 3rd and 10th from 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the Knights of Columbus, Carbonear. Drop in - no appointment necessary.
The Moderator of The United Church of Canada, The Right Rev. Gary Paterson, will be present to help celebrate the 140th anniversary of The Clarkes Beach United Church on Saturday, October 25th. He will be preaching at a special worship service starting at 7:30 P.M . Everyone Welcome! There are a limited number of tickets available for the dinner at 5:30 P.M at a cost of $15 each. Contact the church office for tickets at 786_3007 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our shoeboxes have arrived!! Hundreds of thousands of shoe-
boxes are distributed each year to children in need around the world. Collection Sunday for Bethany will be Sunday Nov. 16th.
If you would like to have your name added to our list of Sunday Readers, please call Mary at the Church Office at 596-6754.
We are in the process of developing a list of individuals who would share their singing/musical talent in our Sunday Worship Services. If you wish to have your name placed on that list, please call Mary at the Church Office at 596-6754.
Our church now has a page on Facebook. To access that page, simply type Bethany United Church in the search box when you open your own page. For security reasons, we are asking that you do not post pictures or videos of children. Also, your own profile picture should not contain pictures of children. We will be using the page to keep you posted on what is happening at our church.
Congregational Contact Information:
A good number of Congregational Contact forms have been returned. However, it you haven't already completed yours, please pick up a copy of this form in the
church entrance and return it to the church office as soon as possible. Thank-you.
CD (Christian Development) Committee:
There will be a meeting of all members of the Christian Development Committee on Monday, October 20th at 7:00 p.m.
Substitute Teachers for Sunday School:
The Sunday School would like to have a list of substitute teachers who would be willing to fill in occasionally when the regular Sunday School teacher is absent. If you are willing to have your name placed on this list, please contact Glenis Murray at 596-2078 or by e-mail at email@example.com Thank-you for offering to assist with this vital part of our children's Christian development.
The first Sunday of each month is Food Bank Sunday. Please bring along some non-perishable food items for distribution by the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Thank-you.
If you are a newcomer or visitor at our church, please make yourself known to a church usher or the minister. The Outreach Committee has prepared Welcome Gift Bags for you. We want you to feel very welcome here andwe want to thank-you for being a part of our worship service.
For a complete list of announcements please see our weekly bulletins