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

New Adult Sunday School Class for the Summer

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by Sandy Elliott | News | No Comments

Gospel Centered Life

The Gospel-Centered Life
General Info: This class is open to all adults.  The youth will be doing a different version of the same study, geared toward students. Books will cost $5 and will be available at the class.
Class description:
In this class, we will dive into the basics of interpreting and understanding God’s Word—not as hobbyists trying …

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Volunteer Opportunity at Salem Multicultural event

Posted on: May 13th, 2015 by Tim Baker | News | No Comments

This year’s annual theme at Bethany is “Pursuing Multiethnic Diversity,” and we have performed a number of great “Serve” projects at a local migrant workers apartment complex over the last six months.
Another great opportunity is coming this June to serve with a significant community event — the Salem World Beat Festival. This event, held June …

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Spring Break Family Mexico Mission Trip

Posted on: March 20th, 2015 by Sandy Elliott | News | No Comments

Mexico Mission Trip 2015

We said sayonara to 25 individuals this morning as they began their journey to Tecate, Mexico to minister to a church  that we have partnered with for many years.  They will be doing work projects, VBS, youth ministry and street ministry while there.

Bethany Baptist Israel Trip 2016

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | 1 Comment

Israel 2016

Have you ever wanted to travel to the Holy Land? You are invited to explore the land of biblical history and prophecy and experience the realities of Israel today for yourself.  Join us on a 13 day prophetic seminar in Israel with our friends at Baptists for Israel Institute. Talk to Pastor Tim, Marcy, or …

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The Beauty of Diversity

Posted on: January 20th, 2015 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments


On Sunday, January 18th at Bethany we recognized Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in our morning service as I preached on “The Beauty of Diversity.” Dr. King is currently the subject of the film “Selma,” which depicts his work in urging President Johnson to pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that prohibits racial discrimination in voting. …

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