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

Another Year of Upward Sports

Posted on: November 24th, 2015 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments


The 2015 Upward Flag Football season has come and gone and we had nearly 300 football players this year. It was our largest year ever, and by far the most successful.
To make the ministry successful, a slew of volunteers are needed. From evaluations to the end of year celebration, over 60 different individuals volunteered time …

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Bethany Growth Groups: Taking God At His Word

Posted on: September 23rd, 2015 by Casey Lute | News | No Comments


This year, our ministry emphasis at Bethany is Bible-Centered Living. Our hope for the upcoming year of ministry is expressed in this purpose statement:
To glorify God by enlisting his people to read, interpret, and apply his authoritative and sufficient Word to their lives, resulting in biblical life change.
As Christians, it is important that we learn …

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Finding Freedom Through Forgiveness

Posted on: September 22nd, 2015 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments

Forgiveness Sermon Series

This week I started our new fall teaching series at Bethany on the topic of forgiveness. C.S. Lewis once observed, “Forgiveness is a beautiful word, until you have something to forgive.”
As Christians, we respect the concept of forgiveness.  You probably understand that turning the other cheek is preferable to breaking your offender’s jaw.  We know Eph. …

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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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