Bethany Lutheran Church

Registered Name: BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH

Business Number: 106788060RR0001

COVID-19 - BETHANY HAS RESPONDED BY SUSPENDING SERVICES, MEETINGS OR OTHER GATHERINGS PAST EASTER SUNDAY (APRIL 12, 2020) AND WILL REVIEW AND UPDATE AS THE SITUATION WARRANTS.  WE CONTINUE OUR ACTIVITIES FROM HOME AND PASTORAL CARE REMAINS AVAILABLE.  REFER TO OUR WEB-SITE OR DROP-BOX FOR UPDATES, SUNDAY SERVICES ON LINE OR AVAILABLE ACTIVITIES.

At Bethany, we seek to create an environment that will support each other in a loving atmosphere, and where we can share our faith, our abilities and our resources. We gather around fellowship, worship, learning and community outreach ministry. Environmental Stewardship is an important value to Bethany and we continue to adapt our building & property to best utilize these resources.

We belong to the Nith Valley Ministry Area in the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church In Canada and are in full communion with the Anglican Church of Canada.

Bethany is involved in Refugee Resettlement through sponsorship of recommended refugee families.  Currently, we have successfully resettled one family from a refugee camp in Thailand and are acclimating another family from the same camp into Canadian life.  A third family is awaiting Immigration approval.

See what is happening and check out our web page at

https://sites.google.com/site/bethanylutheranwoodstock/events/refugee-sponsorship

Our Building Fund goes towards maintaining and improving the facilities.  Bethany's facilities are used by the neighborhood community for birthdays, anniversaries, and other socials, service clubs for meetings and gatherings and our Health Board approved kitchen for food preparation and teaching.  In 2019, Bethany introduced an activity day for elementary age children for the Thames Valley School Board Professional Activity days.

Our newest fund - Vision 2020 - is dedicated to the future use of our land and building in light of our aging population and the increasing need for affordable housing and/or care facilities.  Bethany's Vision committee will engage necessary assistance and personnel and handle associated costs.

Your support of any of our 4 funds is appreciated.

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