Bethany Churches (Manchester) 50th Anniversary Conference: A Celebration of Faith, Community, and Worship

Date: Saturday, 23rd September

Venue: Bethany Churches, Manchester

As the sun rises on a crisp September morning in Manchester, a sense of anticipation fills the air, for it marks a momentous occasion—the 50th Anniversary Conference of Bethany Churches. For five decades, this church has been a spiritual home to countless individuals, nurturing faith, fostering community, and spreading love. On Saturday, 23rd September, the Bethany community, along with guest preacher Pastor Paul Hallam of the Manchester Lighthouse church, and the worship band from Prayer Storm, will gather to celebrate this remarkable journey of faith.

A Journey of Faith and Impact

Founded in 1973, Bethany Churches has been a pillar of strength in Manchester, embodying a message of hope and healing. Through the years, the church has experienced growth, transformation, and expansion, touching lives far beyond its walls. The 50th Anniversary Conference serves as a testament to the resilience, dedication, and passion of the church community.

Paul Hallam: A Messenger of Inspiration

At the heart of this celebration is the charismatic and inspirational Pastor Paul Hallam. Renowned for his dynamic preaching and genuine compassion, Pastor Hallam has been a guiding light for Bethany Church. His teachings have resonated deeply with the congregation, providing spiritual nourishment and direction in their lives.

During the conference, attendees can look forward to Pastor Hallam’s compelling message, as he reflects on the church’s journey and emphasizes the timeless values of faith, community, and love. Drawing from his own experiences and biblical wisdom, Pastor Hallam will encourage the congregation to continue their pursuit of spiritual growth and to impact the world around them positively.

Worship with Prayer Storm

No Bethany Churches event would be complete without the presence of the acclaimed worship band, Prayer Storm. With their captivating melodies and heartfelt lyrics, Prayer Storm has led countless worshippers into the presence of God over the years. As they take the stage at the 50th Anniversary Conference, attendees can expect a powerful and uplifting worship experience.

Led by Prayer Storm, the congregation will join together in singing praises, expressing gratitude, and surrendering their hearts in worship. Through the art of music, Prayer Storm will help create an atmosphere of reverence, unity, and spiritual connection, making this milestone celebration even more memorable.

Reflecting on the Past, Embracing the Future

As the Bethany community gathers for this special occasion, it will be a time of reflection, not only on the past fifty years but also on the lives touched, the challenges overcome, and the joys experienced. Attendees will celebrate the faithfulness of God, who has been their constant source of strength and hope throughout the church’s history.

The conference will also be an opportunity to cast vision for the future, as Bethany Churches looks ahead to the next chapter of its journey. With a renewed sense of purpose and passion, the church aims to continue its mission of being a beacon of light and love in Manchester, impacting lives, and making a positive difference in the community.

Inclusive Community and Invitation

One of the cornerstones of Bethany Churches is its inclusive nature, welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds and walks of life. The 50th Anniversary Conference is no exception—everyone, whether a long-standing member or a newcomer, is warmly invited to join in the celebration.

As attendees gather on this momentous day, they will be part of something much greater than themselves—a community of believers united by their shared faith and journey. Together, they will celebrate the past, embrace the present, and step into the future with hope and anticipation.


Bethany Churches’ 50th Anniversary Conference on Saturday, 23rd September, promises to be an unforgettable celebration of faith, community, and worship. Led by the inspirational Pastor Paul Hallam and accompanied by the soul-stirring melodies of Prayer Storm, this event will serve as a powerful reminder of the church’s impact over the past fifty years.

As the Bethany community comes together, hearts will be lifted, souls refreshed, and spirits rekindled. It will be a day of gratitude for the past, anticipation for the future, and an opportunity to bask in the unifying love of God.

Whether you have been a part of Bethany Churches since its inception or are joining for the first time, you are invited to be a part of this historic milestone. So mark your calendars, and join us on Saturday, 23rd September, as we celebrate 50 years of faith, community, and worship at Bethany Churches in Manchester. Let us come together, hearts and hands united, as we continue this incredible journey of love and transformation.

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