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Contact for Online Bulletin: If you have anything to add to the bulletin, please email [email protected]

Contact Council: If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email the council at [email protected]

Update from Coffee Break/Story Hour, a combined ministry of both Willoughby CRC and Langley Immanuel CRC, meeting on Tuesday mornings from 9:15 to 11:00 a.m. Read more here

50th Anniversary! Tomorrow Saturday, July 17th, Francina Kurcz-de Jong and her husband Leo are celebrating 50 years of marriage!  Take a moment to send them a note or an email and express your congratulations!  God is good!

Celebrate our Bethesda Family and God’s Goodness – 50 years Together!
Beginning July 13, as part of our celebrations we are inviting you to participate in a 50 Day Challenge to walk, stroll, roll or run 50 kilometers either individually or as a team. Our goal is to raise $5000 to support our Self-Advocates and $5000 to support people with disabilities in Guatemala. Join with your family, friends, and colleagues for this fun event to support two great causes and to celebrate 50 years! For more information and to register, go to https://bethesda50.myevent.com/ .

Who is Missing in My Church? A conference to explore how the church can create accessible spaces for millennials and Gen Z, generations that have grown up with an education system that understands and responds to their needs, but no so in our churches.  August 11 and 12th 8 am - 11 pm (PST).  Hosted online by Disability Concerns CRCNA. All welcome! Find out more at Who'sMissingInMyChurch?

Hearts Exchanged: Join a learning and action journey cohort designed to equip Reformed Christians to engage with Indigenous people as neighbours called Hearts Exchanged.  See also the church website. 

Online Information Evening for BC Leadership Development Network - July 19 & August 16. Join us for a mid-summer hour online to see if BC LDN’s “joyful study” approach to leadership development is a good fit for you. LDN offers monthly gatherings in the lower mainland and the interior to engage scripture, theology, church history and various ministry skills in a flexible & conversational format. LDN is now part of the larger classis equipping collective known as 1Life. https://crc1life.ca/ To register & receive a link to zoom meeting, contact Anne Duifhuis, LDN administrator: [email protected]

Responding to Residential Schools:  In the wake of the recent discovery of the unmarked graves 0f 215 children on the site of the former Residential School in Kamloops, we want to offer you and your families some options for responding to this news. Click here for resources and actions.

The Banner: The June edition of the Banner is available at the church! You can also access a copy online at The Banner. The annual Banner donation appeal was disrupted by COVID and may have been missed altogether. To keep the Banner community conversation going, give online now at www.theBanner.org/Donate

Today Devotion Books: The Today booklets are available at the church.

Breaking Barriers, the Newsletter for Disability Concerns is now online. Click here. 

The Bethesda Foundation provides bursaries for post-secondary students going into studies for Special Education, Education, Social Work, and Health Care. If you are looking to study in one of these fields, called Bethesda at 604-850-7242 for an application form. You can also contact Hank Hamstra for more information.

Job Opportunities:

Temporary FT Worship Director @ Cornerstone CRC - Cornerstone CRC of Chilliwack is in search of a  temporary, Full-time Worship Director to cover a maternity leave starting October 1, 2021.  If you have a heart for ministry and people, a love for Worship, a gift for music, and a mind for administration, this could be the job for you.  Hours are flexible, the pay is competitive, and the environment is unbeatable.  Contact Mike Koot, Lead Pastor, for a detailed position description or to apply ([email protected]; 604-997-9521).

East Hill Community Church (EHCC) Vernon B.C., is currently seeking applicants to fill the position of Youth and Worship Ministry Leader, a  0.75 part-time position - 30hrs/week. The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating and leading the youth and worship ministries at EHCC. The role focuses on coordinating, equipping, and assisting our team of volunteers in fulfilling its ministry vision and mission that is consistent with the overall mission of the church. Contact [email protected] for more information and/or to submit  resume. 

THE KING’S Community Church is hiring a maintenance person. Click here for more information. 

Langley Mission Thriftstore is looking for a full-time Operations Assistant to join our fast-paced, dynamic, Christian, almost exclusively volunteer-driven organization.  Click here for information. 

Early Childhood Educator Position:  Covenant Kids Christian Daycare (CKCD) is seeking to fill a position for an Early Childhood Educator for our 3-5 program and on occasion in our Before and After School program. This is a casual part-time position that could lead to a part-time permanent position in August (32 hours per week). Click here for position description.