£10 per reader would buy the Bethel
THE Bethel, in Lowestoft, is a very significant building in terms of the work that I do supporting current and retired fishermen and their families.Recently I was doing supermarket collection for the Mission and so many folk said to me “isn't it a shame that the Mission and the Bethel is closing.
THE Bethel, in Lowestoft, is a very significant building in terms of the work that I do supporting current and retired fishermen and their families.
Recently I was doing supermarket collection for the Mission and so many folk said to me “isn't it a shame that the Mission and the Bethel is closing.”
Obviously I said that the Mission is not closing, in fact we are busier now than we have been for a long time.
I wonder if we should challenge the people of Lowestoft and the surrounding area to dig deep into their pockets and give generously to the Save or Bethel Campaign?
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In this day and age £148,000 is not a lot of money to collective raise and I would suggest that if people are so passionate about the Bethel then maybe they should show this by pledging some money.
I have conducted many services in the Bethel and hope to conduct many more as others have said we do fill the place with our special services and it is a truly great atmosphere when the building is full and filled with folk giving thanks to God for all of his faithfulness.
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Many dignitaries comment especially about the signing that they feel really uplifted coming out of such a service.
I would happily dig into my own pocket to pledge some money to the campaign, if each of the readers of The Journal pledged just £10 the Bethel could be purchased and stay as a place of worship and a significant building in the town.
Port Missioner East Anglia