Bethesda Happenings

Upcoming Worship Times

Sunday, November 5, 2023
Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost


In Person    8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, with Sermon
In Person    9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, with Sermon and Hymns
In Person    11:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, with Sermon, Hymns, and Choir
& Online


Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer 

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer & 12:05 p.m. Holy Eucharist in the Church

Thursday: 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer

Friday: 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer

Daughters of the King Informational Meeting

Sunday, October 15 | 11:15 a.m. | Parish Hall East

Looking to enhance your prayer life? The St. Brigid Chapter of the Daughters of the King at Bethesda-by-the-Sea will be hosting a DOK informational meeting for all parish women on Sunday, October 15th, after the 10:00 a.m. service in the East section of the Parish Hall. There will be a Zoom option for those who cannot attend in person. Please join members of DOK as we share more information about our mission of prayer, service and evangelism; the power of community prayer; what DOK means to each of us and how the discernment process assists prospective members in deciding if Daughters of the King is their calling. Please contact Deb McCracken if you would like to attend by Zoom or for more information at or (912) 230-1992.

Bethesda Trivia Night

Friday, October 20 | 7:00 p.m. | Parish Hall

The Bethesda Trivia Night returns for an evening of fun, competitive trivia and fellowship. Form a team of up to 8 people to answer questions on a variety of topics and win some fabulous prizes. The profits from this event benefit our Youth Group with their pilgrimage trip in 2024.

First Responders Breakfast

Thursday, October 26 | 9:00-11:00 a.m. | Parish Hall

On Thursday, October 26 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., the Bethesda Faith in Action group will be hosting a breakfast for those who serve our local community, including the Palm Beach Police Department, the Palm Beach Fire Department, and staff from our local VA Hospital. If you would like to come volunteer, email Greg Knight at to sign up.

Special Halloween Event

Phantom of the Opera featuring organist Dorothy Papadakos

Friday, October 27 | 6:30 p.m.

Halloween costume party in the Garth at 6:30 p.m., followed at 7:00 p.m. by a screening of the original 1929 “Phantom of the Opera” (colorized) accompanied at the organ by Dorothy Papadakos. Fun for everyone! Costumed children under 12 come in for free with a paying costumed adult.

Tickets available now!

Co-sponsored by the Palm Beach County Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

Saturday Stitchers

Saturdays | 11:00 a.m. | Library

Saturday Stitchers are now meeting in the BBTS Library on the first and third Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. We invite anyone to bring needlework and join in the fellowship or bring a project you want to learn. Current members may assist with knitting, crochet, needlepoint, counted cross stitch, and embroidery, among others. If any child aged 10-up has a project, we are available to teach the craft. Please join us!

Contact Gloria McAllister (561) 267-5373 for more information.

Wednesday Night Middle Way

Click here to view the upcoming middle way classes.

Wednesday night Middle Way is back! We hope you will join us this week.

Weekly Zoom Classes

Please join us by using the following Zoom link for all classes:

Previewing the Lectionary | Friday’s | 10:00 a.m. | Zoom

Join Canon Tom O’Brien for a one-hour, open-ended, interactive and freewheeling discussion of the Bible readings for next Sunday. No Bible expertise is needed, just a willingness to discuss and learn. Each session is a “stand alone” session, so you can join any week. Having a Bible at hand to follow the readings is a plus, but not essential. For more information contact Canon O’Brien at

Bethesda Movie Club

Please join us by using the following Zoom link for all classes:



In-Person Coffee Hour

Join us for Sunday coffee hour after the 8:00, 9:00, and 11:00 a.m. services.