Outstretched Arms II – Band Announcement!

We are so excited to release the official Outstretched Arms II poster - detailing the event and announcing who will be performing musically on September 10! Do you have friends who you want to introduce to Bethesda? Will you be a first time guest? Let us know you are coming on our Facebook event … [Read more...]

Outstretched Arms II – September 10, 2016

Outstretched Arms: A family-friendly night of local music, homemade baked goods, homespun art, and uplifting testimony to raise awareness and funds for the ministry of Bethesda Renewal Centre.   .... On behalf of us all at Bethesda, if you attended or volunteered at Outstretched Arms I, I want to … [Read more...]

How Did Outstretched Arms Go?

"His huge OUTSTRETCHED ARMS protect you— under them you’re perfectly safe; his arms fend off all harm. Fear nothing....." (Psalm 91:4-5 MSG) Thanks to your prayers and support, God graciously blessed us with a lovely Sunday night (no rain at all), the fellowship of 120 plus people, a beautiful … [Read more...]

Outstretched Arms: It Is Almost Time!

We are blessed that CHRI 99.1 FM has placed Outstretched Arms on their calendar! Have you yet? As October 4 approaches, we are finalizing the details for Outstretched Arms. One of the most important details is making sure YOU and your family are invited personally. Please help us know how … [Read more...]

Outstretched Arms – a Fundraiser for Bethesda

Outstretched Arms ~ Starlit melodies, Homemade goods, Uplifting testimony ~   In the aftermath of costly water damage to the retreat house, Bethesda is hosting a family-friendly night of local music, homemade baked goods and arts, and uplifting testimony to raise awareness and funds for … [Read more...]

Maple Syrup Season 2014

The colder than normal weather has delayed the maple syrup season for 2014.  We will be postponing our tapping work bee to Saturday, March 8 from noon to 4 pm.  You are most welcome to participate by helping to hammer in spiles or hang buckets. Many hands make light work!  Hopefully the sap will … [Read more...]

Bethesda Fellowship Gatherings 2013

Please consider joining us for our fellowship dinners held roughly quarterly on Sunday afternoons at Bethesda from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm. All are welcome whether or not you are an official member of the Fellowship. Enjoy a walk on the trails. Share delicious food and  warm fellowship. ANNUAL GENERAL … [Read more...]

Meet the Neighbours BBQ

In lieu of our quarterly meeting on Sunday, October 14, 2012 we will host a neighbourhood BBQ.  We have sent invitations to the neighbours on Lowe Road and part of McArton Road.  If you live in the area or are connected to Bethesda in some way, please come and invite your friends.  The more the … [Read more...]

Maple Syrup Harvest

Maple Syrup Season is here! "O taste and see that the Lord is good" ~ Psalm 34:8 Let it flow! Tree Tapping Saturday, March 3, 2012 ~ 9 to Noon Come and help drill the holes, and hang the buckets. Family Sugar Bush Celebration (Open House ~ tours and tastes) Sunday, March 25 … [Read more...]

Bethesda Fellowship Gatherings for 2012

Quarterly shared supper gatherings of the Bethesda Fellowship are scheduled for Sunday afternoons ( 3 - 7  PM ) as follows:  April 15 (Maple syrup celebration) July 15 (BBQ) October 14 (Neighbourhood BBQ) The 2013 AGM (Annual General Meeting) is scheduled for Sunday, … [Read more...]