Bethany in outreach, hospitality, and spiritual growth

Welcome to Bethany

Welcome to Bethany Lutheran Church on Bainbridge Island, Washington, and thanks for visiting us on the web. At Bethany, we seek to do God's will through joyful outreach near and far, hospitality toward all, and spritual growth that amazes. You'll find details about us and our ministries on this site.

Bethany is a member congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a Reconciling in Christ community. All are welcome to join in worship and in service to the Lord. If you're thinking of joining us at worship for the first time, you'll find some useful information under the Visiting tab.

Thanks for visiting us on the web, and we hope to see you soon face to face.

Daily Bible Verse

Today's Bible Verse from the ELCA

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Psalm 89:26

‚Äč[David] shall cry to me, 'You are my Father, my God, and the Rock of my salvation!'

Emmanuel, God with Us
Christmas at Bethany

Come and worship Christ the Lord, the newborn king.

Christmas Eve, December 24
4 p.m. Family Candlelight Worship with Holy Communion and children providing special music
6 p.m. Family Candlelight Worship with Holy Communion, Bell Choir and Praise Singers
10 p.m. Candlelight Worship with the Bethany Choir

Christmas Day, December 25
9:30 a.m. Christmas Day Worship with Holy Communion

First Sunday of Christmas, December 28
9:30 a.m. Service of Lessons and Carols

Nursery care will be available for all worship services during Christmas. Please note that there will be no Saturday evening worship on December 27.