1225 Elmwood Avenue - Evanston, Illinois 60202
847-864-6689/847-864-9824 Fax
Rev. Martha R. Holmes, Pastor

VISION and MISSION STATEMENT:

Bethany Baptist Church of Christ is a vibrant, active, spiritually mature, learning, growing body of believers who by the grace of God and power of the Holy Spirit use their spiritual gifts to:

               Build up their Christian brothers & sisters.
               Go out and witness the love, grace, and power of God in the world.
               Live out their faith in a way that allows others to see and experience God through you.

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.   Phil. 4:13

 

Welcome to the Bethany Baptist Church of Christ web site.

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Prayer of the Week
Almighty God, Your only Son was taken up into heaven, hidden from His disciples’ sight and in power He intercedes with You for us. May we also come to Your presence and live forever in Your glory; through Your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Announcements

"Prayer Time with Pastor" is the first Wednesday of every month at 6:00 a.m. Free Conference Call. All are welcome to call in.

· Dial: 712-775-7031
· When prompted, enter meeting ID: 651-281-489

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Journey to Hope

Our support group meets the first Thursday of each month from 7-8 p.m. All are welcome.


Grief is something we would avoid if we possibly could and yet like death, grief is a part of life. Perhaps it is the worst emotional and spiritual pain any of us can feel. Those who suffer this dis-ease are often treated like lepers. Nobody knows what to do around us. Watching someone who was able of mind and body before the traumatic event but is now stumbling through life as if greatly impaired is difficult to watch. Or experiencing the unexpected spillover of intense emotion of one who seemed to be coping can upset and disturb. People give us “there, there” words that have no connection to our state of being. They just want “it” to be over and us to “get over” so they can resume the relationship they once had with us. But relationships have changed. We may press to go on with life as it was—please, no expressions of sympathy. We may be too sensitive to cope with the world still moving while we stand still. Whatever our coping mechanism; we feel awkward and out of sorts. And though we may not be able to express what is happening to us we know that … “Singing cheerful songs to a person whose heart is heavy is as bad as stealing someone’s jacket in cold weather or rubbing salt in a wound.” Proverbs 25:20

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Deacons prayer meeting is held the third Thursday of every month from 7-8 p.m.
Come and fellowship through prayer, praise and testimony.

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The Women's Ministry's 2017 Calendar is available here.

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Bible Study is every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m.

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The Men’s Bible Study is the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month from 10 – 11 a.m.

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Learn more about Pastor Holmes here.

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"The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the strength; of my life, of whom shall I be afraid?" Ps. 27:1 (KJV)

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Prayer

"...pray one for another...." James 5:16 KJV   Let us always pray for one another and if you want or you know someone in need of pray, please contact the church so you or that person can be added to the prayer list.
Here at Bethany we believe in bathing everything in prayer.

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Last update: May 21, 2017

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