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.

Organist/Music Director Opening

We are seeking an organist/music director. Primary responsibilities include worship accompaniment/leadership on Sunday mornings and special occasions, and accompaniment for the Bethany Choir. Other possible music leadership positions include accompaniment for our Saturday evening worship, directing the hand chimes and children's Sunday school choir, special music recruitment, and liturgical planning. Experience desired. Compensation for this part-time position will be based on experience and responsibilities. If this sounds like you, please contact the church office, or (206) 842-4241.

Daily Bible Verse

Today's Bible Verse from the ELCA

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Deuteronomy 32:43

​Praise, O heavens, his people, worship him, all you gods! For he will avenge the blood of his children, and take vengeance on his adversaries; he will repay those who hate him, and cleanse the land for his people.

Remember Ed Wilson on Saturday, June 18

Ed Wilson

We will remember Ed Wilson and commend him to God in a memorial service at Bethany on Saturday, June 18, starting at 1 p.m., with a reception to follow. Ed died on May 3. Please remember Ed's family in your prayers.