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No walk in the park…

At 110 miles it’s certainly not just a walk in the park. Mark Priestly, a member of the Betel community for over 13 years, is showing that he really is willing to go the extra mile as he takes on the challenge of a 110 mile walk in May to help raise funds for Betel. His […]

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He Is Risen

This project was created as an expression of joy and hope over the resurrection of Jesus for Easter at Betel Church UK. The intention was to combine movement and dance as a way to paint a canvas along with the joy of children as they are given freedom to express themselves creatively. Kids don’t really […]

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On the run Again!

Dear friends of Betel Manchester, As some of you may already know Anthony Parkinson, director of Betel Manchester and ex addict, is on the run again! This time it’s the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon to raise funds and awareness for the work of the charity in the North West. The event takes place 24th […]

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Betel Scotland …we’ve arrived at last!

Following over a year of prayerful planning and guidance, we are happy to announce that the time has at last come for Betel UK to send off the team that will pioneer Betel Scotland. On Sunday January 31 the team took the long drive up to Glasgow to begin their exciting work. God’s provision has […]

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Betel goes carolling

Every December Betel carolling teams throughout the UK bring Christmas joy to the public in supermarkets, shopping centres and the streets once again as we sing during this major fund-raising month. The team spirit and camaraderie that is fostered is a highlight for everyone. This short, but important season enables us to cover some of […]

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Tanya

Just minutes before attempting suicide, offered hope. Hi, I’m Tanya Weild. I’m 48 years old and I’ve been in Betel for eight years. At school I was very shy and was constantly bullied. In my search for acceptance, I started using cannabis when I was 13, before progressing to amphetamines, magic mushrooms and finally, intravenous […]

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Jan

Hi, I’m Jan and I’ve now been living in the Betel family for over seven years. Up to the age of 40, my life seemed relatively ‘normal’. I was married with three children aged 5, 10 and 15, and I had a good career as a staff nurse at a local hospital A&E department. As […]

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Timon

Heroin addict for 20 years – Now a husband, leader and completely restored! “I grew up in a broken family and by the age of 13, I was smoking and drinking. This led on to my using drugs and at 16, after committing many offences and receiving a number of convictions, I served a year […]

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