Category: Prayer

Weekend Review: An Invitation to Something More

This past weekend, we explored the reality that it is sometimes hard to invite and introduce people to Jesus. To help with this, we are launching and focusing in on Alpha this coming Fall. To start, we watched the first Alpha video together in the weekend services, and then challenged every follower of Jesus to…

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“Could I Pray?”

This post was written by Kathy Walker, from Bethany’s Prayers and Squares ministry. Prayers and Squares creates prayer quilts for people who are struggling with health or personal issues. I had the most wonderfully uplifting Saturday morning when I set up the quilts for the last prayer quilt tying! You may not be aware, but…

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The Many Blessings of Service

The following post was submitted by Marlene Goodfield from Bethany’s Prayers and Squares Ministry. Four years ago, I began a new chapter in my life thanks to an article I read in the Bethany eBulletin that explained the various activities done by the Prayers and Squares Ministry at Bethany. I had been confined to a…

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The Meaning of a Prayer Quilt

Bethany’s Prayers and Squares ministry makes and distributes prayer quilts to those who need prayer for various reasons. The following is a note of thanks the team received a few weeks ago, and we thought it was worth sharing: “I would like to thank you so much for your prayers and selfless service that is…

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God Takes Care of the Details

Guest Author, Anne Neufeld from Prayers and Squares  Sometimes when I make a quilt for Prayers and Squares Ministry, I wonder as I sew, “who will be the recipient of this quilt?” This was the case when I opened a package of material that contained a horse print. So I prayed that the right person…

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Finding Purpose in Life

Jan Chappell and I (Kathy Walker) are so pleased with the ministry God has given to us. He has used our passion for sewing to bless others and we are humbled before Him when we hear of how the work is blessing others who serve with us. It is so great to know that, no…

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Teach Us to Pray

This is my 75th November. It is, for me, probably the most significant November in my life. I am deeply moved emotionally. I think of dear friends who minister twenty kilometres from the Syrian border and who, for the first time in all the years I have known them, speak of being afraid. They speak…

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