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!
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 …
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. …
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.
In this class, we will dive into the basics of interpreting and understanding God’s Word—not as hobbyists trying …
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 …
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.