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 145:15

‚ÄčThe eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food in due season.

Two Options for Worship This Summer

Summer worship

This summer, you can worship at Bethany on Saturday evenings at 5 p.m. or on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Choose the time to fit your busy Northwest summer schedule. Fellowship follows each service, with wine and cheese on Saturdays and coffee on Sundays.

Preschool Space Still Available This Fall

Bethany Lutheran Preschool still has room in its 2½-3-year-old and 4-5-year-old programs for the 2014-2015 school year; the 3-4-year-old program is now full. Get details on our awesome preschool program at