Join us at Bethany House for...

Mass on Saturdays - at 5:00pm (casual attire is our style)!

Rosary Prayer Group - at 6:00pm on the first Wednesday of the month!

Bible Study - at 6:30pm on Thursdays (the Life of Jesus - Serendipity Bible Study)!

Come and join us!

Click the picture for directions...

Click the picture for directions...
We’re located at 408 Levee Road in Mount Sterling, across from the MCHS football stadium.

Contact us at...

Saints Mary and Martha Church
at Bethany House
PO Box 502
Mount Sterling, KY
40353

859-404-8374
mamachurch4you@yahoo.com

Friday, December 23, 2016

Christmas Day Mass...

Join us for Mass on Sunday, Christmas Day at 10:30am!  Call 859-404-8374 if you need a ride.  God bless you!

The Christmas Vespers...

What a lovely, Jesus-centered time we had at the Bethany House Christmas Vespers! Hearing God’s Word, singing to him in Advent and Christmas carols, and enjoying fellowship with each other was a wonderful way to make our final preparation for the Feast of Our Lord’s Nativity on Christmas Day!










Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A Christmas Celebration...


Christmas Vespers at Bethany House

Join us as we sing Christmas Carols, hear the Salvation story in readings from Scripture, and sing “Silent Night” by candlelight!

It begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, December 22 at 408 Levee Road in Mt. Sterling (across from the MCHS football stadium).

We’d love to share this time with you!

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Chairs for Bethany House Fundraiser Update...


Hello, Friends!

Here's an update on the Bethany House Fundraiser for Chairs...

Through donations on Go-Fund-Me and donations mailed to Bethany House, we've already raised $200!!

You can help us by donating at...

or by sending a check to...
Chairs for Bethany House Fundraiser
PO Box 502
Mount Sterling, KY
40353

Please consider a donation (in whatever amount) to this fundraiser – it will help us provide chairs for Bible studies, multiple weekly worship times, parenting classes, our Children's Guardian Angels support group meetings, and much more!

Thank you & God bless you!
Father Todd

Monday, December 5, 2016

Partnership with New Beginnings...


An announcement from the vicar of MAMA Chruch...

Dear friends,

I am absolutely delighted to share that Saints Mary and Martha Church will soon be sharing Bethany House (in Mount Sterling) with New Beginnings of Winchester!

New Beginnings equips expecting mothers with parenting classes, Bible study, and supply of physical needs.  They also offer character classes (including abstinence encouragement), mentoring for new fathers, pregnancy tests, ultra sounds, and referrals for medical care.

As Anglicans, we are pro-life, and in partnering with New Beginnings we will be able to help foster pro-abundant life in the lives of women and men who are unexpectedly thrust into the role of parenting!  Please take a moment to look at the New Beginnings of Winchester​ Facebook page (click on the link below)!


Please keep New Beginnings, Bethany House, and our outreach in Montgomery County in your prayers!

Father Todd Boyce,
Vicar of MAMA Church
at Bethany House

Thursday, December 1, 2016

A Surprising Discovery Tonight...

From the vicar…

Well, Bethany House was broken into and a note was left (on a dry erase board) apologizing for the broken glass.  The man indicated that he was in need of warmth and shelter, and that he would never steal from the Church.

To his credit, nothing was missing, though it appears that he was drawn to three items in the Chapel: The Baptismal Font, the Chalice and Paten on the credence table, and the Tabernacle containing the Reserve Sacrament (each was moved, but unharmed).  But it raises the question for us as Christians: How far does our hospitality go?  Are we willing to follow Jesus when it's not easy?

I just returned from sitting in my car at Bethany House from Midnight until 1:00am, not so much to catch the man in the act (the Sheriff's Deputy who responded to our call believes he knows who the man is and we believe he's in need of our help), but to see his need being expressed.

Bethany House, as a community of Jesus-followers, is being pushed and pressed by the Lord right now.  We've been praying for people to help.  We've been praying for the Lord to flesh out his vision for our ministry.  And, in a multitude of ways (including this evening's discovery), we believe that we're seeing the Lord's hand guiding and nudging us.

Though we would rather have been asked (thus avoiding the broken glass and repairs), there is something heart-warming about a soul seeking shelter in the Lord's house and leaving it unharmed.  We know, now more than ever before, that Bethany House does not belong to us.  As we say during the Mass "I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but speak the word only and my soul shall be healed."

Lord, send those to Bethany House who need your shelter, whose roofs are torn and tattered by the changes and chances of life.

Father Todd