Stephen Boreland



Stephen has been pastor of Bethesda since 2008, originally from Belfast, he has ministered in three churches since 1982 and has authored a number of books.


Stephen married Jayne in 1983 and have two sons, Andrew and David.

Willis Thompson



Willis and his wife Edith have been part of the church since their youth. Willis also carries out the administration and child protection work of the church.

Ted Ritchie



Ted and his wife Ann have also been part of the church since their youth. Ted has authored a book on the history of Bethesda; Bethesda in Focus.

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Bethesda Free Church • Tatham Street • Sunderland • SR1 2QB

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SUN Family Service 11am │SUN Evening 6.30pm

 │ TUE Bible Study 7.30pm

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