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

Bethany Baptist Church’s 2020 Vision

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by Tim Baker | News | No Comments


On Sunday night, September 14, we asked every adult at Bethany to attend a 2020 Vision Home Group Meeting. With over 200 adults in attendance, it was a great night to share with our church family the results of a years worth of work, research, prayer and goal setting for our ministry. We believe we …

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Fall Sunday Morning Growth Groups begin Sept. 7th

Posted on: September 5th, 2014 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments

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Fall Sunday Morning Adult Growth Groups
The Gospel of Luke
taught by Jim Hills – Heritage Hall – Beginning September 7
The book of Luke provides us with a compelling historical account of the life of Jesus, so that we “may have certainty concerning the things [we] have been taught” about him (Luke 1:4). This class will …

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Living Truth: The Letters of Paul

Posted on: June 4th, 2014 by Sandy Elliott | News | No Comments

Living Truth the Letters of Paul

This summer, our combined Sunday School class will study the letters of Paul, as a compliment to our sermon series on the life of Paul. Each week throughout the summer we will be introduced to a different letter by Paul, highlighting its background and what to look for when reading it. Then during the week …

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Jason Nightingale’s Global Ministry of the Word

Posted on: April 21st, 2014 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments


April 20, 2014 was Easter Sunday, which is always a highlight in our ministry year at Bethany. This year, there was something a little extra special to add to our celebration. That morning, most of Salem woke up to their holiday morning paper, and found a great full page article on our own Jason Nightingale …

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God in the Movie Theater

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments


There’s been a rush of movies released in theaters in recent months that presented biblical or Christian themes. Marcy and I enjoyed seeing the “Son of God’ film a few months back, and I took my boys to see “God’s Not Dead” over the recent spring break. I haven’t seen the Noah movie that was …

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