Bethany Presbyterian Church http://bethanypresby.org Bridgeville, PA Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:00:46 -0400 en-US hourly 1 22290086 Kids Night Out http://bethanypresby.org/kidsnightout/ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:00:46 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=6005 Read the rest]]> Kids Night Out is a FREE children’s ministry of Bethany Presbyterian Church of Bridgeville, PA. We welcome all kids in Pre-K to 5th grades on the 3rd Friday from September through May at 6pm to 8pm. Kids will eat Dinner and then participate in Art, Sports and a Bible Lesson. We finish the night with a Movie – complete with popcorn and concessions. We hope your kids can join us!

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Sharing the Journey http://bethanypresby.org/2018/09/sermons/sharing-the-journey/ http://bethanypresby.org/2018/09/sermons/sharing-the-journey/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 04:00:49 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=7031 Read the rest]]> September 15 2018

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Unsung Heroes…Timothy: Friend http://bethanypresby.org/2018/09/sermons/unsung-heroes-timothy-friend/ http://bethanypresby.org/2018/09/sermons/unsung-heroes-timothy-friend/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 04:00:09 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=7012 Read the rest]]> Read the rest]]> http://bethanypresby.org/2018/09/sermons/unsung-heroes-timothy-friend/feed/ 0 7012 Choir Picnic & Rehearsal http://bethanypresby.org/2018/09/news/choir-picnic-rehearsal/ http://bethanypresby.org/2018/09/news/choir-picnic-rehearsal/#respond Wed, 05 Sep 2018 10:30:52 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=6921 Read the rest]]> The Bethany Choir will begin their new season on Wednesday, September 5 in the Great Room of the church with a picnic beginning at 6:30 pm.

We would love to welcome new members this season, please consider coming to our picnic to see how great the fellowship and ministry are.

There will be a brief rehearsal following the picnic (7:30 pm) in the choir room.

All voices are welcome, and you won’t have to sing alone!

No need to reserve a spot, come and bring other singers with you.  Sing to the Lord a New Song!

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Philemon: Unwitting Prophet http://bethanypresby.org/2018/09/sermons/philemonunwitting-prophet/ http://bethanypresby.org/2018/09/sermons/philemonunwitting-prophet/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 04:00:32 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=6984 Read the rest]]> September 2 2018

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The Beacon, September 2018 http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/newsletters/the-beacon-september-2018/ http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/newsletters/the-beacon-september-2018/#respond Thu, 30 Aug 2018 18:20:34 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=6979 Read the rest]]> Read the rest]]> http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/newsletters/the-beacon-september-2018/feed/ 0 6979 Unsung Heros…Epaphras: Wrestler in Prayer http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/sermons/unsung-heros-epaphras-wrestler-in-prayer/ http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/sermons/unsung-heros-epaphras-wrestler-in-prayer/#respond Mon, 27 Aug 2018 15:41:21 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=6975 Read the rest]]> Read the rest]]> http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/sermons/unsung-heros-epaphras-wrestler-in-prayer/feed/ 0 6975 Finding My Identity http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/sermons/finding-my-identity/ http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/sermons/finding-my-identity/#respond Sun, 19 Aug 2018 04:00:36 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=6933 Read the rest]]> August 19 2018

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Meet the Associate Pastor of Youth and Discipleship Candidate http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/news/meet-the-associate-pastor-of-youth-and-discipleship-candidate/ http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/news/meet-the-associate-pastor-of-youth-and-discipleship-candidate/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:32:24 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=6938 Read the rest]]>

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Bigger Than a Big Mac http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/pastor/bigger-than-a-big-mac/ http://bethanypresby.org/2018/08/pastor/bigger-than-a-big-mac/#respond Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:16:16 +0000 http://bethanypresby.org/?p=6916 Read the rest]]> Last Monday I did something I had not done in twenty or thirty years: I ate a Big Mac.

Once there was a time when I consumed them regularly. But that was when I was young…and foolish…and skinny. I ate the Big Mac in honor of its 50th anniversary…and because it was invented in the Pittsburgh area – in a McDonald’s franchise in Ross Township. When I read all that in an article, well, I decided I just had to celebrate. So I ate a Big Mac.

Oh my, there is so much more to celebrate in the ministry of Bethany! Assisted by a grant of $7,500 from Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Fund, a dedicated work crew from Bethany is spending this week rehabbing a house in Bethel Park. The devastation is massive. The task will be much bigger and longer than a week’s work.

The family’s needs go so much deeper than the flood. Just one example: their 3-year-old daughter just finished a round of chemotherapy. And the mother’s response after just one day of work by our team was deeply moving: “God bless you and everyone [from Bethany], You are truly God’s angels. I’m so grateful I could cry…Thank you from the bottom of my heart.” Celebrate in the rubble of a flood? Oh Yes…when we can serve and love with the heart of Jesus! You may contact Caroline Poiche to see how you can help or pray.

AND…we are celebrating the news from our Associate Pastor Nominating Committee. They will be presenting a candidate about whom they are very excited! On Saturday, August 18, you can meet this candidate at one of two events: a breakfast and coffee Open House from 9-11 AM or a Meet and Greet Open House from 3-6 PM – both at the church.
On Sunday August 19, the candidate will preach at our one worship service of the day 9:30 AM. Following the service, we will conduct a congregational meeting to vote on calling this person to be our Associate Pastor for Youth and Discipleship.

Helping local flood victims in a long-term way in the love of Jesus.
Meeting our Associate Pastor Candidate, hearing the candidate preach, voting on God’s call regarding the candidate.
And then gathering in Chartiers Park on August 26 for Worship and Picnic in the Park…
Now that’s something to celebrate!
It makes me want to have another Big M…Oh never mind.
See you this Sunday at our regular Summer Worship Times: 8:15 AM, 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM,

John Hamilton

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