The Thrill of Hope

“Hope” is  commonly used to express personal interest or wishes: “I hope the weather holds”…or “We hope to see you soon”. While we want these things to happen, we don’t know for sure that they will, and “hope” begins to carry a meaning of uncertainty. The familiar hymn “O Holy Night” speaks about “a thrill of hope” Christ’s birth brought to earth. Israel was under the Roman Empire regime, weighed down…

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Craft & Bake Sale

Bethel Place invites you to browse and shop on Monday, Nov 5th 11am-3pm in the Multi-Purpose Room Vendors will be selling a variety of artisan and commercial products including: Watkins Tupperware Fifth Avenue Collection – Alice MacKenzie Flavoured honey Homemade Baking Knitting & Canning Residential Parking is available on Carter St. and Weatherdon St. Please enter through the South Oak Inn doors on the South end of the building. For more information,…

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Renovations Complete

The South Oak Inn is now open for business! A two-week kitchen renovation included installing a new gas range, laying new flooring, fresh paint, and updated storage solutions. Thank you in part to Winnipeg Foundation for their generous support in our renovation. Our appreciation extends to our many trades workers, staff, and volunteers for their part in the SOI renovations as well. We welcome you to enjoy a delicious, homemade meal…

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Celebrating the Value of Volunteering!

Bethel Place is proud to celebrate our many willing and dedicated volunteers. Over 100 volunteers commit their time and energy throughout the year to make Bethel Place programming a success. From dishwashers, to servers, administrative support, board members and beyond, we value each effort of our volunteers. Volunteers range from students, to members of supporting churches, community members, and residents. This year, our volunteer appreciation event will be focusing on “Celebrating…

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Volunteer Dishwashers Needed!

Bethel Place is seeking dishwashers to help with our meal program at the South Oak Inn.   Dishwashers work as a 2 person team to scrape, sanitize, and put away dishes. Volunteers shifts are from approximately 11:00am-1:30pm, once per week or casually. All volunteers receive on-site training, and a meal each day they volunteer. Students are welcome! For more information, or to apply, please contact Audrey Sawatzky, Program Coordinator at…

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Seasons Greetings from Bethel Place

A Merry Christmas to our cherished residents and their families, our service providers, and supporters. Sending you heartfelt wishes for peace, joy, and abundance this Holiday Season. Thank you for your continued support, encouragement, and service as we bid adieu to 2017. We look forward to continuing to work together to create a warm, vibrant, and caring community in 2018. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Bethel Place!

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Supporting Churches Celebrate Anniversaries

Congratulations to Bethel Mennonite Church, Home Street Mennonite Church, and Fort Garry Mennonite Fellowship Church on celebrating anniversaries this October! Bethel Mennonite Church celebrated their 80th Anniversary on Sunday, Oct 29th with a church service featuring special music, followed by a potluck, and cake. Home Street Church celebrated 60 years on October 22nd. Ten years into the history of Home Street (then known as Bergthaler Mennonite Church of Winnipeg), a group of…

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Seeking Supper Beverage Server

Bethel Place is currently seeking a beverage server to help with our meal program at the South Oak Inn. Beverage Servers: needed every Tuesday 4:00pm-approx 7:00pm make and serve tea, coffee, and water to SOI patrons This position requires volunteers to be on their feet for the duration of their shift. All volunteers receive on-site training, a meal each day they volunteer, and work as a part of a great team! Community members are…

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Classic Car Show

Coming to Bethel Place… step back in time and enjoy a Classic Car “Show & Shine”. Taking place on Tuesday, August 15th from 11am-2pm in the Bethel Place parking lot. A variety of classic cars will be on display for your viewing pleasure. Car owners will be on site to talk shop and show off their autos. Re-live those glory days when gas was 30 cents per gallon! Everyone is welcome…

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Canadian Art Exhibit and BBQ Invite!

  Bethel Place is celebrating Canada Day all week long, and everyone is invited! “Picture this Land” is a resident-led Canadian Themed Art Exhibit, showcasing various artwork, snapshots, and sculptures of residents’ favourite Canadian places.  A brief description will tell of the adventures and the meanings behind the art items. Friends, family, and community members are invited to view this free exhibit in the Multi-Purpose Room: Wednesday, June 28th – 1oam-3pm…

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