Discussion of Writings of Thomas Merton – 5 May at 9:20am

Discussion of Writings of Thomas Merton – 5 May at 9:20am

On 5 May at 9.20am, in place of our Bible Study, Fr Ephrem Acrement, from the Order of the Holy Cross, in West Park, NY will lead a discussion on the writings of Thomas Merton. Newcomers especially welcome or those interested in learning more about the life of...
Special Monthly Envelope April 2024

Special Monthly Envelope April 2024

The April Special Envelope supports the Thomas T. Parke Music Fund.   Fr Parke was Rector of Bethesda from 1968 to 2012. In recognition of his commitment to the liturgical and musical life of the parish, a fund was established in his name which would provide...
Holy Week and Easter Services 2024

Holy Week and Easter Services 2024

Please join us during this Easter Season. Palm Sunday, 24 March: 8am Holy Communion and 10am Sung Eucharist  Wednesday in Holy Week, 27 March: 7pm – Stations of the Cross  The service lasts approximately half an hour. The Stations of the Cross are an exercise in...
RIP Fr Paul Evans

RIP Fr Paul Evans

Rest in peace Fr Paul Evans, who died on Wednesday 6 March.  Fr Evans was first appointed to Bethesda as an assistant priest in 1982.  As we give thanks for his faithful witness and service to our parish, we pray that Paul may now rest in the peace of Christ. A...
Special Monthly Envelope March 2024

Special Monthly Envelope March 2024

Bethesda’s special monthly envelope for March supports LifeWorks Community Action. Since 1965, Lifeworks has built a comprehensive network of programs and resources in Saratoga County to assist low-income families facing a variety of challenges, including health,...
Special Monthly Envelope February 2024

Special Monthly Envelope February 2024

February’s Special Monthly Envelope supports the Franklin Community Center. Located in downtown Saratoga Springs but serving all of Saratoga County, the Franklin Community Center has been providing support to local individuals and families since 1983. All programs and...
Discussion of Writings of Thomas Merton – 5 May at 9:20am

Lenten Study – Thomas Merton

Our Lent Study this year will be an introduction to the life and contemplative writings of the late Trappist Monk, Thomas Merton. The focus will be a brief overview of his life, his major works and teachings. We will then explore the relevancy of his teachings as they...
Special Monthly Envelope January 2024

Special Monthly Envelope January 2024

Donations to the special monthly envelope in January assist the church with the cost of fuel during the winter months. We are grateful for your assistance and generosity.