Our Past & Present
Bethune United Church, Baysville ON

Under the leadership of Malcolm Bethune, a Presbyterian student minister and father of Dr. Norman Bethune, our building was erected in 1883 with volunteer labour.
 
We warmly welcome visitors to our weekly Sunday worship at 9:30 AM. and pray that they and we will feel God's Holy Spirit in our midst.
 
We have an active and caring congregation, regular adult study, a busy United Church Worker's group and an innovative music program.  Our service is followed by a social hour every Sunday.
 
Whether you are a resident searching for a new home church or a visitor wanting to feel comfortable as you commune with the Holy Spirit, we invite you to join with us in our praise of God's greatness.
 

 
 
Click here to see a Church Tour and History Videoclip ( 6 mins.)
 
and   a  Gardens Videoclip (3 mins.):
 

 
Baysville
 
Several families from Ireland and England first settled Baysville in 1871.  At one time, there were seven hotels to accommodate the lucrative lumber industry. 
Today Baysville continues to be a thriving community.  It boasts a community centre, curling club, library, restaurants, general stores, antique and gift shops, a marina and many service trades.  In winter, Baysville is the focal point of several excellent snowmobile trails.
 
Easily accessible from all points, Baysville is a progressive community welcoming visitors to a host of family events throughout the year.