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 Baptist Israel Trip 2016

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments

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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Winter Sunday School Classes

Posted on: January 8th, 2015 by Casey Lute | Bethany Blog | No Comments

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Several of our fall adult Sunday School classes wrapped up in December, but with a new month we have some new class options to share. All classes meet at 9:00 AM on Sunday mornings. The classes beginning this month are:

“Lord, I Want to Know You: A Devotional Study on the Names of God.” To know …

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Upward Football Wraps Up 5th Year

Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments


We concluded our fifth year of Upward Flag Football on Oct. 25 and this year we had 245 football players. We had 22 teams, ranging from kindergarten through sixth-graders and we were fortunate to be rain-free for seven of our eight weeks this year. Over 100 volunteers make this ministry so successful and that includes …

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