Author Archives: Diana

Vale Jim and Mavis Dow

Jim and Mavis Dow have been synonymous with Williamstown Baptist since 1968. Their daughter, Pam, married Denis Merrett, the church organist,  in the old building in Cecil Street on 24th December 1966. Denis and Pam were youth leaders and Malcolm Dow succeeded … Continue reading Continue reading

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More about Ray’s journey

After many months of problems it is great to be able to post some news from Beth Tephillah. In March 2009 we shared the great news that Ray had accepted Jesus. We had the great joy of witnessing his baptism at Beth Tephillah on 4th December. He and Heather had been adjusting to life in […] Continue reading

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Tassie trip

We have just returned from a 9-day trip to Tasmania with Funtastic Christian Tours. A really well organised tour, taking in sights from Launceston to Freycinet National Park, Richmond, Bothwell, Mt Field National Park and Hobart. Kerry, the coach captain, drove well and entertained us with background to all the places along the routes we […] Continue reading

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News for rejoicing

Our KYB study of Psalms of mercy and hope reminds us, “It is good to praise the LORD” (Psalm 92:1) and, “declare his glory among the nations, his marvellous deeds among all peoples.” (Psalm 95:3). There are some good things happening at Beth Tephillah which are worth sharing: When we returned to the KYB group […] Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year at Beth Tephillah

We had a great celebration on Christmas Day, worshipping the King. The birth of Jesus was both a beginning and an end. Then 13 gathered for Christmas lunch. We will continue on Friday evening with the usual 6 pm meal followed by some more carol singing and the Bible Study. Leading up to Christmas we […] Continue reading

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KYB in 2007

Twenty-five ladies from seventeen different churches spent a great year in the Know Your Bible study in Williamstown. For some, the first study of the year – The Holy Spirit in the Old and New Testament – brought them a deeper understanding of Who the Holy Spirit is, and how involved He was with the […] Continue reading

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Generational Healing Seminar

A full day, in more senses than one, with 41 people at Beth Tephillah today for our Generational Healing seminar. Our publicity says “places are limited”, so the 5 who left it to this morning were fortunate that 4 who had booked were late cancellations. It was cosy, but the buzz developing through the day […] Continue reading

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Charles Kraft – I Give You Authority

We met Charles Kraft back in 1995 and warmed to his style of ministry. When the Prayer Ministries Network invited him to conduct a Deep Healing seminar in 2001 Beth Tephillah Ministry Centre staff were heavily involved. In 2003 Beth … Continue reading Continue reading

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Intimacy with God seminar

Intimacy with God is a huge topic and we felt we were just scratching the surface. The old books by mystics like Madame Guyon, St John of the Cross and Brother Lawrence have been joined by the current rush on the topic: John Bevere, Mike Bickle, Jim Goll, Tommy Tenney and Gary Oates and so […] Continue reading

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