Serve with Bethany
Members and friends of Bethany United Church of Christ are actively involved in finding ways to support those in need, both in our local community and beyond. Increasingly we also are working for justice at a structural level, advocating for equal opportunities and rights for all people. If you're ready to feed, clothe, house, and stand in solidarity with people, check out the many Justice and Service events on our calendar.
On a regular basis, Bethany partners with The Night Ministry, to prepare and serve meals for those in need around the Chicagoland area. We also have worked with Ravenswood School to find ways to support their families in need. In 2017, we partnered with our neighbors at Pilgrim Lutheran to sponsor a refugee family through RefugeeOne. We are also a member congregation of Community Renewal Society, in order to participate in their mission of advocating for social and economic justice.
As we grow as a church, we are expanding our Justice and Service work. Have an idea for a partnership or project? Bring it to the attention of Pastors Vince Amlin and Rebecca Anderson.
Special Service Calendar
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - All Saint's Memorial Rose Sunday
Our annual tradition on All Saints Day continues this year. We will remember those we've lost this past year and beyond with this beautiful service. Roses will be placed on the altar in memory of dear loved ones and plaques for the most recent losses will be installed on the memorial wall. Order forms for these roses will be available in October.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - Thanksgiving Meal
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - Shrove Sunday