The Vestry of Bethesda endorses the Scriptural concept of a Tithe and asks that parishioners endeavor to give back to God a portion of their income as a means of expressing gratitude to God and furthering His work among us, the community and the world.

Capital Campaign

Cornerstone for the Future In 2013, Bethesda embarked on a process of discernment and discovery that has led to plans for both a New Parish House and the restoration of our historic church building. As designed, the two facilities will be adjacent to each other and connected by a loggia and courtyard, in the tradition …

Memorials and Thank Offerings

Altar Flowers Altar flowers may be given either as a memorial or a thank offering.  Flowers may be placed on the altar at any time except during Lent and Advent Sundays. The Posie Peddler is the official florist of Bethesda Church.  The cost for two vases at the High Altar is $60.00; requests for special …

Wills & Society

If you would like to leave a gift in your will to Bethesda, please contact the office at (518) 584-5980.

Thomas T. Parke Music Fund

The Rev. Canon Thomas T. Parke was Rector of Bethesda Episcopal Church from Epiphany 1968 through Epiphany, 2012.  In recognition of the music program he helped build, a fund was established in his name to help further the musical growth of the Schola Cantorum, Treble Choir, Concert Series and other music in the church. Donations …