SPACE FOR THE SPIRIT Its great to regularly give space for the ministry of the Holy Spirit within the life of a Church. Having new zones to encounter new things in God is important for us all. We need a safe place where we can come and worship, receive prayer and be encouraged by words [...]


OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS Opportunity comes in all shapes and sizes, and opportunities don't have to be identical to be related. We serve a God who calls us to look for opportunity in everything that we do, even if the opportunity set before us is challenging. Joshua and Caleb were people who looked for opportunity in the [...]


OUTREACH IS THE MOST AUTHENTIC THING A CHURCH CAN BE INVOLVED IN As you all know this Sunday 18th August won't be Church as usual. We will be cancelling our scheduled Sunday morning service at 10:30 am for our 'Lark in the Park' family fun day. The whole Church on mission for one day. THE [...]


A CHURCH IN MANCHESTER MOVING TO FIRST CLASS As a Church in Manchester we realise that we cannot upgrade to first class and keep our economy behaviour, mindsets, relationships and ways of doing things. We teach our people that the God we serve presents us with many opportunities where we are offered an upgrade in [...]


OUT OF OUR DEPTH? We can all at times feel out of our depth. In such situations we can feel as though we should get into a safer depth, or operate inside our depth. Our instant reaction is that we need to recalculate the decisions that got us to a place of feeling out of [...]


REJECTION EQUALS OPPORTUNITY How do we overcome the disappointment that come from rejection? Should we avoid rejection or should we embrace it and see it as opportunity? REAL LIFE INVOLVES BOTH REJECTION AND OPPORTUNITY Life is full of situations where we can feel rejected, but if we avoid rejection we also avoid opportunity. In our [...]


USE LIMITATIONS In our lives we will all reach certain limits. Wisdom shows us that there is no such thing as 'life without limits', but despite limitations being part of all our lives we can use limitations to our advantage. At Bethany Church in Manchester we teach our people to acknowledge limitation and not live [...]

Perfectionism is the enemey

Perfectionism is the enemy Perfectionism is the enemy of progress, and in our lives it is helpful to identify if for what it is. At times in our lives we can have the idea of perfection inside us or maybe inside of a team we either lead or serve on. If perfectionism is  allowed to [...]

Keep coming back to Church

Keep coming back to Church We hope you all had a very blessed Easter and had a chance to come to one of the services we provided over the Easter weekend. We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who helped with the services and especially those who supported us during Easter week. It [...]

Happy Easter 2018

Happy Easter 2018 Christ died for our sins Happy Easter 2018 from Bethany Church. Paul states in 1 Corinthians 15:1-6 (ESV): 1 Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, 2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached [...]