about the church

Whether you come on your own, with family or with friends, there is a place for you in our large and warm community of faith.

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Office and Fellowship Hall:
2669 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, NS B3L 4G5

Entrance to the church is located on 7171 Clinton Avenue, Halifax, NS B3L 3Y8
Telephone: (902) 455-0521


next sunday

Every Sunday at Bethany has a chosen theme. The music, the sermon, the prayers, all fit together to lift up a message we feel the community needs today. If you want to know what is coming up at Bethany this Sunday click here. 



Our staff

Bethany has a committed, hard working and fun staff team. Each member of the team complements one another and together they seek to serve you as they serve God with their own unique spiritual gifts.


Latest sermon

Every Sunday Kevin preaches a sermon based on a Bible story and the experience of the Spirit in our community. Kevin visits regularly, is involved in the community, and talks to everyone he meets. Here are the texts of these sermons.


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Calendar of Events – Our Calendar is up to date! Click here to view what's going on at Bethany. - 

Facebook – Check us on on our new Facebook page!

Local Outreach: Donations of Clothing  – There is a box placed in the Narthex for donations of NEW items of warm clothing, such as socks, hats, mittens and gloves, for all age groups. In addition, NEW items of underwear are also urgently needed for both children and adults. Articles collected before Christmas will be delivered to agencies in time for their Christmas programs. We emphasize that all donated

Inclement Weather – Check out the CBC Storm Centre for cancellations. We will also post information online if a Sunday service or other Bethany event is cancelled.

Transfer Opportunities to Bethany – For adults at Bethany there is the opportunity to transfer your membership from another United Church or similar Christian denomination. The process is very straightforward. If you would like to do this please contact Kevin Little, our Lead Minister. Further, if you are not a member of any church but would like to join Bethany as a member Kevin will find a process for you to learn more about the United Church in general and Bethany in particular.  You do not have to be a member to attend services at Bethany or join in our many activities.

Youth Confirmation - We would like to hear from any youth in Grade 8 or higher who would like to be confirmed on May 20, 2018. We need at least four people committed in order to run the program, so please let us know by Sunday, February 18 if you would like to be part of our confirmation class this year. If you have any questions, please contact Louisa Duck or Ann Bradley.

MacKinnon Chapel – The beautiful and spiritually rich MacKinnon Chapel is available on a "drop-in" basis for prayer, reflection, reading or silence each weekday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Accessible through our Joseph Howe Drive entrance.


-Shrove Tuesday –

                                                                                                                  Come and Enjoy

 Pancake Supper

Pancakes, Sausages, Ice Cream, Cookies, Tea & Coffee

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

4:30 to 6:30 pm

in the Fellowship Hall

Tickets $8.00 Adults and $3.00 Children 12 and under

Tickets available in the Fellowship Hall following Sunday services

or contact the church office at 455-0521