Bethany Baptist Church

Connecting Our Community to Christ
Salem, Oregon

Welcome to Bethany Baptist Church, Salem, Oregon!

Honoring God, growing in our relationship with Christ, supporting one another along the journey of life, and connecting our community to Christ; this is what we strive to do as a church. Want to learn more about Bethany? Start here!

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Bethany Blog

Spanish Congregation Grand Opening Weekend 9/30-10/1

Posted on: September 21st, 2017 by Tim Baker | News | No Comments

Our Spanish congregation – Bethany Iglesia Bautista – will be celebrating its “Grand Opening” weekend soon. On Saturday, September 30th they will be hosting a picnic at Woodmansee Park beginning at 1pm. Included in the festivities are: free bbq lunch, kids bounce house, cotton candy, sno cones, piñatas, raffle giveaways and games for all.
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New Articles of Faith for 2017

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | 1 Comment

For the first time in our 48 year history, the elders  are proposing that we adopt a new articulation of our beliefs at Bethany. When our church began in September 1969, the original church constitution and articles of faith were borrowed from the sending church (Bethany Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill, CA) of our founding pastor, Don …

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Bethany launches Spanish Congregation

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 by Tim Baker | News | No Comments

More than 60 people gathered to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ at the public launch of Bethany Iglesia Bautista Church in Salem, Oregon on Sunday, April 16. This launch is the result of the multi ethnic vision of Pastor Tim Baker and the leadership team of Bethany Baptist, who are committed to fulfilling the …

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Biblical Counseling Workshop provides encouragement to “Love the Hurting”

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments

Sunday, February 12th was devoted to developing love in the body of Bethany. The specific focus was on “Loving the Hurting,” and all were reminded that God commands us to “bear one another’s burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ” (Gal. 6:2). Thirteen hour-long workshops were offered to equip God’s people in caring for …

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Pray for our trip to Cuba

Posted on: January 26th, 2017 by Tim Baker | News | No Comments

Sunday night, January 29th Brian and I will fly out for a ten day survey trip to Cuba, and we would greatly appreciate prayer support while we are gone. We will be part of small group of men from two churches (Bethany and Sonrise Church in Hillsboro) exploring an opportunity of offering a pastor training …

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