outdoor summer worship
During the summer months, worship services take place outdoors in Bethany’s courtyard at 10 a.m. Sunday School and Nursery Care are not provided, but children are very welcome and invited to play on the lawn during worship. In case of inclement weather, the service does move indoors. Members and guests are invited to participate in the service by signing up to read during the service or provide flowers for the altar. Sign up sheets are available following each worship service.
At Bethany United Church of Christ we believe that since Jesus never turned anyone away, neither should we. If you've been divorced, or if obstacles have been placed in your path to prevent you from receiving Communion, you will find a welcome here. And if you visit with a child who is allowed to partake in communion at your home church, that child is welcome to join us as well.
Immediately following worship all are invited to gather for a community coffee hour, hosted by different members of the congregation each week. Here we celebrate birthdays, other joyful life milestones, and each other over coffee and treats.
Bethany is handicap accessible with a lift that can be accessed from the Cullom side of the church. We are accessible in other ways as well. Bethany is an Open and Affirming congregation that welcomes the full participation of its LGBT members.