WELCOME TO BETHANY EVANGELICAL CHURCH!

 

We are a small, but friendly congregation in Dumfries that is seeking to understand, live and teach the message of the Bible…

CHURCH OPEN - Sunday 26 July @11.00 am

The church resumes Sunday Services on 26 July at 11.00 am with only one blended service lasting for 1 hour observing the social distancing guidelines.

Serve, Encourage & Empower people for THE GLORY OF GOD

Bethany Evangelical Church Mission Statement

Our Vision

God fearing, Jesus serving, Spirit Led and People Loving Church

Faithful Giving

“A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.”

(Proverbs 11:25)

Latest sermons

 

We usually record the sermons preached at each service.

You can listen to recent sermons here, browse our online sermon library, or search by book or topic of interest to you.

 

House Groups

Joining a house group is a great way to get to know people on a deeper level, ask questions, find answers and grow in faith…

EXPLORERS CHILDREN CLUB

 We are running our EXPLORERS CLUB  on a Friday evening fortnightly

7.00 – 8.30 pm

All children/young people 5 – 14 years old are welcome to attend!

All our volunteers are trained and members of the PVG scheme.
Register your interest by calling 01387-250053 or text EXPLORERS to 07713057427.

Daily Devotional – Our Dail​y Bread

On the Bubble

A news article in May 1970 contained one of the first uses of the idiom “on the bubble.” Referring to a state of uncertainty, the expression was used in relation to rookie race car driver Steve Krisiloff. He’d been “on the bubble,” having...

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How to Find Us

How to find us

Weekly Services

Weekly Services

  CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: SUNDAY SERVICES HAVE RESUMED WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING IN PLACE AND ALL THE SERMONS WILL BE UPLOADED WEEKLY TO THE WEBSITE. Let's stay in touch and please don't hesitate to contact us. SUNDAY Communion Service  & Bible Message 11.00 am - 12.00...

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We are a small, but friendly congregation that is seeking to teach and understand the message of the Bible, which is just as relevant today as it ever was. Our aim is to glorify God and enjoy a real relationship with Him through faith in his Son, Jesus Christ.

The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He also will hear their cry and save them. 

(Psalm 145:18-19)

Please come in and have a look around. If there is anything else you would like to know about our church please contact us here, or call the phone number above.

Aug
11
Tue
Open Doors
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am

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TUESDAYS 10.00 am – 12.00 noon

 

Open Doors is our way of saying ‘Welcome to Bethany – you are important for us! ‘

This is just a relaxed time around a cup of tea/coffee for anyone who needs a break from the hustle and bustle of this life to think about their soul and ponder on what really matters in life.

Come and go as you like, but do come back next week again!

 

Aug
12
Wed
Prayer & Bible Study
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

ALL THE BIBLE STUDIES ON WEDNESDAYS ARE CURRENTLY ON ZOOM!

Why should we interact together and study the Bible? What is our goal? What are we after?

We lead Bible studies to learn about the Bible, to develop more theological insight or biblical understanding, to grow in faith as Christians, to get to know people better, to introduce others to Jesus (Acts 17:2-3), etc.

Above all, we attend Bible studies to find eternal life by getting to know God, His Son Jesus Christ (John 17:3) and comprehend the work of the Holy Spirit. God has revealed Himself through Jesus and we meet here in Bethany to study His word and have a personal encounter with the Living Word.

Come along every Wednesday evening from 7.15 to explore various books of the Bible and get better acquainted with the Author!

 

 

Aug
16
Sun
Communion & Bible Message
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am

The service is a blended one at the moment lasting only 1 hour to be in line with the current COVID restrictions and the normal services will resume at a later date.

The Lord’s Supper is found in the Gospels (Matthew 26:26-29; Mark 14:17-25; Luke 22:7-22; and John 13:21-30). The apostle Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 11:23-29 : “Therefore, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and blood of the Lord. A man ought to examine himself before he eats of the bread and drinks of the cup. For anyone who eats and drinks without recognizing the body of the Lord eats and drinks judgment on himself” (1 Corinthians 11:27-29). What really means to partake of the bread and the cup “in an unworthy manner.” It may mean to ignore the true meaning of the bread and wine and to forget the tremendous price our Saviour has paid for our salvation. Or to allow the religious ritual to become a dead and formal habit, nothing more and to come to the Lord’s Supper with sin in your heart (gossip, malice, anger, etc.)

What Paul is clearly saying is that we should examine ourselves before eating the bread and drinking the cup, taking them with reverence and gratitude, not out of habit or as a religious ritual.

The Bible Message follows the Communion and will be delivered by the church pastor, elders and other visiting speakers on relevant & faith-building topics for the benefit of the congregation.

 

Aug
18
Tue
Open Doors
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am

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TUESDAYS 10.00 am – 12.00 noon

 

Open Doors is our way of saying ‘Welcome to Bethany – you are important for us! ‘

This is just a relaxed time around a cup of tea/coffee for anyone who needs a break from the hustle and bustle of this life to think about their soul and ponder on what really matters in life.

Come and go as you like, but do come back next week again!

 

Aug
19
Wed
Prayer & Bible Study
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

ALL THE BIBLE STUDIES ON WEDNESDAYS ARE CURRENTLY ON ZOOM!

Why should we interact together and study the Bible? What is our goal? What are we after?

We lead Bible studies to learn about the Bible, to develop more theological insight or biblical understanding, to grow in faith as Christians, to get to know people better, to introduce others to Jesus (Acts 17:2-3), etc.

Above all, we attend Bible studies to find eternal life by getting to know God, His Son Jesus Christ (John 17:3) and comprehend the work of the Holy Spirit. God has revealed Himself through Jesus and we meet here in Bethany to study His word and have a personal encounter with the Living Word.

Come along every Wednesday evening from 7.15 to explore various books of the Bible and get better acquainted with the Author!

 

 

Bethany Evangelical Church is a Christian charity registered in Scotland.

Charity registration number is SC015761

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