Worship the week of 4 April 2021

Daily, Monday to Friday 12 Noon Midday prayers
Saturday, 10 April 5pm Eucharist (Vigil – Rite II)
Sunday, 11 April Sunday after Easter
7.20am Mattins; 8am Eucharist
A Service of Readings and Music for Easter
Elizabeth Huntley, harp; Kate Bullock, soprano and Farrell Goehring, organ

Social distancing protocols will be observed at all times.  Please read the instructions.

Sunday Videos and Podcasts

We recognise that in-person attendance is not appropriate or possible for everyone. We offer a selection of links to other churches in the Episcopal/Anglican Communion.

See our Online Resources for links to resources for worship at home.

11 April: Readings and Music for Easter

On the Sunday 11 April at 10am, parishioners, Elizabeth Huntley (harpist) and Kate Bullock (soprano), will join organist, Farrell Goehring, in a service of scripture readings and music celebrating the Easter season.

New Sign at Bethesda

Thanks to the team at Adirondack Sign Co. for design, consultation, regulatory and construction support!

Bethesda Office – New Address

Moving: The building on Ballston Avenue which houses our church office was recently sold. Beginning 1st February, our new office will be located at 178 Elm Street (at the corner of Ash and Elm), Suite 3, Saratoga Springs.

LifeWorks Community Action (LCA, formerly EOC) Donations

Thank you to all those who have already donated items. At this time LCA is in serious need of diapers (size 4 & 5), baby wipes, baby care products, soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, tooth brushes, hygiene products, razors and shaving cream. At this time they cannot collect clothing items. We
will be delivering the donations to LifeWorks Community Action for distribution to those
who need them in our community, and we will continue this collection drive during the
pandemic. Thanks again for your generosity.

Volunteers Needed – The Gateway House of Peace

Direct Care Volunteers Needed The Gateway House of Peace, and end of life home
that provides hospice care and emotional support to families managing with the last few
months of life, is in great need of licensed or retired health care volunteers capable of
providing direct care. Other volunteers are needed as well, for facility management and
event planning support. Please contact Executive Director, Bethany Gonyea at
bgonyea@gatewayhouseofpeace.org for more information

New Parish House and Mercy House of Saratoga

We are preparing to construct a new Parish House next to our church.  This building will provide church meeting space and offices on the first floor, and the second through fourth floors will house Mercy House of Saratoga.

Drawing of Washington St exterior, JG Waite Assoc, architects

Rendering of approximate finished appearance

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mercy House of Saratoga is a major mission for Bethesda.  It will provide 26 units of housing for people with various disabilities or housing needs.  More information on Mercy House of Saratoga can be found on their website.