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Orchestra of St. Luke’s – December 15th at 7:00 pm

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is pleased to welcome the Orchestra of St. Luke’s for their second annual performance of Bach’s beloved Brandenburg Concertos at Bethesda Episcopal Church in downtown Saratoga Springs on Saturday, December 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 General Admission seats and will call will be available at Bethesda Church starting at 6:30pm.

For more information please visit the SPAC website.

Bethesda Christmas 2018 – 2019

A Bethesda Christmas 2018 – 2019

CHRISTMAS EVE
Monday, December 24

“Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given”…

4:00 P.M. FAMILY EUCHARIST with the Blessing of the Creche
10:00 P.M. MUSIC OF THE NATIVITY
10:30 P.M. SOLEMN EUCHARIST with The Great Procession

Music by Johannes Brahms, David Willcocks, John Rutter, J.S. Bach, Joseph Haydn, David Hurd, Brian Hoffman Harold Darke, Battista Pergolesi

CHRISTMAS DAY
Tuesday, December 25

“The Word became flesh and dwelt among us”…

8:30 A.M. MORNING PRAYER
9:00 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST with Hymns

THE FIRST SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS DAY
Sunday, December 30

“From his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”

7:30 A.M. MORNING PRAYER
8:00 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST
10:00 A.M. SUNG EUCHARIST

THE EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD
Sunday, January 6

“Arise, shine; for thy light has come.”

7:30 A.M. MORNING PRAYER
8:00 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST
10:00 A.M. SOLEMN EUCHARIST

Music by Felix Mendelssohn and Peter Warlock

Update from the Sr. Warden – 11/18/2018

Click here to read the 11/18/2018 update from the Sr. Warden

Rector Search Extended beyond November 15th

Applications are still being accepted for the postion of Rector at Bethesda Episcopal Church.

This Ministry Portfolio describes our parish.

The opening is posted at the National Office for Transition Ministry and the Episcopal News Service.

Potential candidates should apply through the Episcopal Diocese of Albany (description of the application process).

Bethesda Newsletter – Advent 2018

Bethesda Newsletter – Advent 2018

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Click here to see our latest newsletter – The Voice Advent 2018

Update from the Sr. Warden 10/21/2018

Click here to read the 10/21/2018 update from the Sr. Warden

Preserving Bethesda’s Stained Glass

Christian Education Schedule 2018-2019

Click here for the Christian Education Schedule for 2018-2019

Parish Update August 19, 2018

Click here to see the update from the Senior Warden 8/19/2018

Click here to see a message to the City Zoning Officer 8/20/2018

 

A History of Bethesda Episcopal Church

Order Your Copy of A History of Bethesda Episcopal Church: Worship and Healing in Saratoga Springs, New York

Bethesda Episcopal Church was formally established in 1830. This book celebrates the significant spiritual presence of this church in many lives for nearly two hundred years.

Within its pages, you will find fascinating stories and photographs that document the life of Bethesda in the midst of wars, social upheavals, and celebrations. A diverse group of people, including Bethesda communicants and others in the community, authored the chapters.

This beautiful hard cover book, with a dust jacket, sewn binding and acid-free paper, includes 336 pages plus an 8-page color insert. It also includes many historical photos from the church archive as well as more recent photos.

This is a limited edition, so be sure to order soon to reserve your copy.  The retail price is $64.20 (includes tax) per copy.

To submit an order: