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Parish Annual Meeting – January 28, 2020

The Parish Annual Meeting will be on January 28th, 2020 immediately after the 6:30 p.m. service.

Update from the Sr. Warden – December 22, 2019

Click here to read the 12/22/2019 update from the Sr. Warden

Update from the Sr. Warden – October 20th, 2019

Click here to read the 10/20/2019 update from the Sr. Warden

Bethesda Newsletter – Fall 2019

Bethesda Newsletter – Fall 2019


Click here to see our latest newsletter – The Voice Fall 2019

Weekly Service Bulletin

Weekly Service Bulletin for
January 19, 2020 The Second Sunday After The Epiphany

Service bulletins can also be found here

Christian Education Schedule 2019-2020

Click here for the Christian Education Schedule for 2019-2020

New Parish Office Address

The Bethesda parish office is now located at 96 Ballston Avenue, across from the Price Chopper. There is ample parking for staff and visitors.

Mercy House in the News

Recent news coverage of Mercy House of Saratoga.

Times Union (April 14, 2019): $9M Homeless Site Planned in Saratoga Spa by Wendy Liberatore

WAMC Public Radio (April 19, 2019): Non-Profit Created For Mercy House Shelter In Saratoga Springs by Lucas Willard

News 10 Albany (April 21, 2019): Local church creates nonprofit to help the homeless by Jamie DeLine

The Saratogian (April 15, 2019): Bethesda Episcopal Church of Saratoga Springs creates nonprofit to help homeless by Saratogian staff

The Sunday Gazette (April 20, 2019): Bethesda Episcopal in Saratoga Springs to offer new transition shelter by Stephen Williams

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:


Donations via PayPal

Bethesda Episcopal Church is now a participant of PayPal! You can now make your gift to Bethesda by clicking on the “Donate” button on the right or going to and choosing as the payee.