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Times Union article about plans for Mercy House

$9M Homeless Site Planned in Saratoga Spa

by Wendy Liberatore, Times Union

Bethesda Holy Week 2019

WEDNESDAY IN HOLY WEEK
April 17
“I gave my back to those who struck me,
and my cheeks to those who pulled out the beard.”
12:10 P.M. HOLY EUCHARIST
7:00 P.M. STATIONS OF THE CROSS

MAUNDY THURSDAY
April 18
“I give you a new commandment, that you love one another.”
7:00 P.M SOLEMN LITURGY OF
THE LORD’S SUPPER
with the Mandatum,
Procession of the Blessed Sacrament
to the Altar of Repose, and Vigil of Prayer
Music by Percy Buck, Ola Gjeilo, Anton Bruckner,
Plainsong
A sign-up list for The Watch awaits your signature
at a lectern in the narthex of the church.

GOOD FRIDAY
April 19
“It is finished.”
12:00 NOON SOLEMN LITURGY OF
OUR LORD’S PASSION & DEATH
with Veneration of the Cross and
Holy Communion
Music by Thomas Victoria, Plainsong,
John IV of Portugal, John Gerrish

EASTER EVE
April 20
“Alleluia. Christ is risen.”
7:00 P.M. THE GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER
The Blessing & Lighting of the New Fire,
the Blessing & Lighting of the Paschal Candle,
the Paschal Proclamation, the Liturgy of the Word,
the Baptismal Liturgy, and the
First Eucharist of the Resurrection
Music by Robert Cooke, Herbert Howells, Henry Purcell,
Plainsong.
A champagne reception will follow in the narthex.

THE SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION:
EASTER DAY
April 21
“This is the day which the Lord hath made;
We will rejoice and be glad in it.”
7:30 A.M. MORNING PRAYER
8:00 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST with Hymns
10:00 A.M. SOLEMN EUCHARIST
with the Great Procession
and Blessing of the restored High Altar Reredos
Music by Farrell Goehring, Gerre Hancock, A. Atkins,
Edward Bairstow, Jacobus Handl, Samuel Scheidt

 

Click here for a printed version of Bethesda Holy Week 2019

Bethesda Newsletter – Spring 2019

Bethesda Newsletter – Spring 2019

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

Landon Moore – Ordination – Sacred Order of Deacons – February 23rd 11:00 a.m.

Landon Moore ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons on Saturday, February 23, at 11:00 a.m. at Bethesda.  Congratulations Landon!


Update from Sr. Warden – 1/6/2019

Click here to read the 1/6/2019 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

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 www.paypal.com and choosing bethesdaepiscopalchurch@gmail.com as the payee.

Weekly Service Bulletin

Weekly Service Bulletin for
The Sunday of the Resurrection: April 21, 2019 Easter Day

April 20, 2019 The Great Vigil of Easter Eve

April 19, 2019 Good Friday

April 18, 2019 Maundy Thursday

Service bulletins can also be found here