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The Banner: The July/August edition of the Banner is now available at the church! You can also access a copy online at The Banner.

Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID): Changes to MAID legislation were supposed to occur by June 11th but due to the pandemic the federal government has asked for an extension to December 18th.
This means it's not too late to share your thoughts with your MP:
Student Ambassador of Justice - The World Renew Student Ambassador of Justice Virtual Trip (August 17-25) is open to 18 young adults from across Canada who are committed to learning about and promoting justice and advocacy. This online opportunity will help the participant to understand the role of justice in a global relationship. Application deadline is August 14. Contact Iona at [email protected] or visit for more information.

Resonate Global Mission: Join the Exodus! - October 17 - November 4, 2020. the Exodus Vision Tour is a great opportunity to step back into ancient times and walk the paths of the Exodus from Egypt to Israel. Learn about Christianity, see ministry in action, and grow in your faith. Learn more and apply online at

Join the World Renew Team! - World Renew is currently hiring a passionate communications professional to join their team in Burlington, Ontario as a Marketing Communications Writer. This position supports the vision and mission of World Renew and the Constituency Relations (CORE) team by researching, writing, editing, and coordinating the production of communications projects that inspire, educate, and motivate. Check out World Renew's website for more information:

Safe Church Ministry is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, July 29th at 12 pm EDT. The topic will be Why the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study Matters: Implications for Serving Those that Have Experienced Trauma and Adversity. This event will be led by Tara Boer. Join the Zoom meeting at * Meeting ID: 970 4562 0205; Password: 541830

Bethesda is offering bursaries to Post Secondary students who are studying social services such as nursing, special ED teaching, social work, etc. If you would like more information on the bursary, contact Hank Hamstra or Al Vandenberg.

Bethesda has several employment opportunities available, in several regions of BC: Support Workers (Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Okanagan), Residential Home Resource Managers (Richmond, Penticton), Caretaker for an Intentional Community (Smithers). Job descriptions and advertisments are attached below.