Bethel Christian Fellowship

Easter Services

Bethel Easter Services 2019

 

This year we have a few events leading up to and including Easter time when we celebrate that Jesus rose from the dead!

 

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!
Shout, Daughter Jerusalem!
See, your king comes to you,
righteous and victorious,
lowly and riding on a donkey,
on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Psalm 118:25-26

Lord, save us!
Lord, grant us success!
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
From the house of the Lord we bless you.

Mark 14:36

“Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you.

Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”

Matthew 14:37

Above his head they placed the written charge against him: this is jesus, the king of the jews.

Luke 23:46

Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last.

Mark 16:6

“Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him.”

Matthew 28:5-6

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.”

Palm Sunday 14th April

This is our breakfast church which starts at 9:30am in Maltings Academy canteen. We have the usual opportunity to share breakfast together with Croissants, pastries, teas/ coffees and juices being served but as this is Palm Sunday, Mel Cameron, is sharing a specific word on this time of rejoicing because of what Jesus did when he entered Jerusalem them few days before His death and resurrection.

 

Time: 9:30am

Location: Maltings Academy Canteen, Spinks Lane, Witham, Essex CM8 1EP

Maundy Thursday 18th April

This is  traditionally called Maundy Thursday and we shall celebrate this with Communion and a prayer meeting together. We are meeting at the Bethel Hall as we reflect upon the sacrifice that Jesus makes for all.

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Bethel Hall, Church Street, Witham CM8 2JH

 

Good Friday 19th April

We shall be going for a walk and all invited. The plan is to meet at the Bethel Hall in church street and walk the length of the river walk into town then have some refreshments at The Well with hot cross buns and then walk back.

Time: 1:30pm

Location: Bethel Hall, Church Street, Witham CM8 2JH

 

Easter Saturday 20th April

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN WITHAM INVITES YOU TO SUPPORT THE 32ND EASTER MARCH OF WITNESS

 

We start from the bottom of The Grove shopping precinct at 11a.m and walk from one precinct to the other holding a huge cross declaring our faith in Jesus Christ. An outdoor service then follows with our brothers and sisters in Christ in Newlands street precinct. Come along and join us!

Bring your family and friends on our route through the two shopping precincts.

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Join us afterwards for hot cross buns and a hot drink at the Holy Family & All Saints church hall in Guithavon Street.

Easter Sunday 21st April

Easter Sunday we shall be celebrating that Jesus is risen at Bethel with a lively service to celebrate what Jesus has truly done for us. Chris Taylor will be preaching on this glorious topic.

Time: 10:30am

Location: Maltings Academy, Spinks Lane, Witham, Essex CM8 1EP