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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Esther 2:9

‚ÄčThe girl pleased him and won his favor, and he quickly provided her with her cosmetic treatments and her portion of food, and with seven chosen maids from the king's palace, and advanced her and her maids to the best place in the harem

Thanksgiving Eve Worship This Wednesday

Bethany's Thanksgiving Eve service is this Wednesday evening starting at 7 p.m. Come give thanks to the one who gave us our being and continually sustains us.

e-Devotional for Advent

A long-standing Bethany tradition returns for Advent 2014. Receive a daily devotion penned by a member of the Bethany community by e-mail each day during Advent.

If you've received e-devotions before, you're probably already on our list. If not, just enter your e-mail address in the box below and click Sign Up. Then look for a confirming email in your mailbox. Once you click the link in that email, you'll be ready to go.