A Caring Community that Embraces Indivual Uniqueness

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Bethlehem Centre

We understand that the wide range of experiences and perspectives resulting from diversity, equity, and inclusion, promote innovation and organizational success.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion makes us creative, caring, productive and responsive; it also creates value for our stakeholders.

Diversity

We embrace and honour the uniqueness and inherent value of each human being.

We involve and reflect the communities we serve.

All are welcome.

Equity

Each person will be treated with the same amount of care. All are valued.

We are committed to equality and aim to align our policies and procedures so that individuals are treated fairly, with respect and have the opportunity to contribute to the success of Bethlehem Centre.

Inclusion

No one will be discriminated against based on their, age, race, faith/ spirituality, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other identifying factor.

We create an environment in which everyone feels valued and safe.

Leadership at Bethlehem Centre

Board of Directors

Gerry Herkel

Gerry Herkel

Past President

Tim Stevenson

Tim Stevenson

President

Logan McMenamie

Logan McMenamie

Vice President

Judi Carter

Judi Carter

Board Secretary

Ed Yewchin

Ed Yewchin

Treasurer

Gary Paterson

Gary Paterson

Director, Program Chair

Anne Sims

Anne Sims

Director

Ingrid Söchting

Ingrid Söchting

Director

Peter Gordon

Peter Gordon

Director

Catherine Woodward

Catherine Woodward

Director

Don Evans

Don Evans

Advisor to the Board

Donya Sutherland

Donya Sutherland

Excecutive Director

Volunteer for our Board of Directors

Contact us  if you would like to be part of our leadership team.

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Community Partners

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Why Bethlehem Centre?

I love this place

I have been here a couple of times now. The rooms are very comfortable, the food is amazing! There seems to be an endless amount of choices to...

Smiles from all staff

Clean accommodations, comfortable spaces. The food was really tasty, fresh, nourishing delightful.   - Maria, Vancouver Island

a very unique and special place

I spent 3 days in a silent retreat at Bethlehem Retreat Centre. This is a very unique and special place which already has everything there needs to...

Bethlehem: Taste of Heaven

Bethlehem Retreat Centre was a haven of peace for me during the few days I spent there in February, 2010.  Having come from many busy weeks in cold...

An Oasis For My Soul

I have had the opportunity to have been a retreatant at Bethlehem Retreat Centre in the past and was looking forward to my next visit. The tranquil...

Thank you from L’Arche

Faith and Sharing and Faith and Light, are sisters of L’Arche. Many L’Arche communities began in North America, following a Faith and Sharing...