The Vision

Bethany Community Church has a vision to create a community hub open to all. This hub would not just be where we meet to worship on a Sunday but a facility to serve our community, provide jobs, and be a place of safety and support for the most needy in our town.

We currently outwork our mission in multiple locations across Harpenden. Bethany Community Church is providing places for youth to meet and connect, being there for those seeking friendship and support, providing food bank services and much more. We believe that by consolidating our services under one roof we will be able to be more effective in our current activities, expand there reach, and create new opportunities to love and serve those living in and around Harpenden.

We would like to purchase a building in Harpenden large enough to meet the requirements of our current activities and allow space for future growth.

Current Update

The building team, along with leadership and trustees continue to explore opportunities. We are so thankful for the last gift day where £368,000 was raised, and are believing for God to release further provision. Further provision would enable us to be in a position of strength for any sale opportunities, and would minimise the borrowing required. This would be favourable as any borrowing would need to be serviced from ongoing giving, that could otherwise be spent furthering our mission in the future.

From securing a building, funding the purchase, to raising funds to renovate, will be a journey of faith, and our prayer is that not only will God provide, but that each one of us will grow in faith and generosity along the way.

Please continue to pray and fast for favour, provision and protection.

How to Give

If you would like to give into the building fund you can do so in the following ways:

You can set up a direct transfer via personal online or telephone banking.
Log on to your online banking or give your bank a call and request to set up a donation to be made to:

Bethany Community Church
Lloyds/TSB Harpenden
Sort Code 30-93-90
Account 00408413

For International payments:
BIC – LOYDGB21389
IBAN – GB25LOYD30939000408413

- Bethany

Reference [Last Name] [Initial] Building Fund

If you set this up then it would be helpful to also email giving@bethanycc.org.uk to let us know you have set up a new transfer that needs to be directed to the building fund. 

If online banking is not an option you can complete a standing order form, available from our finance team, or contact us giving@bethanycc.org.uk for help.
You can send us a cheque. Please send it to the Church Office address (Unit 5a, 40 Coldharbour Lane, Harpenden, AL5 4UN), make it payable to Bethany Community Church and reference on the back that it is for the building fund.
If you are a UK taxpayer and would like us to claim giftaid on your donation then we please let us know at giving@bethanycc.org.uk. This will enable Bethany Community Church to claim back 25p in every pound that you donate from HMRC.

Fundraising

If you would like to get involved or have ideas for fundraising please email admin@bethanycc.org.uk.