Baxter Bethany UCC

Bethany United Church of Christ

Bethany UCC is a pleasant and friendly church located just one short mile east of Baxter on North 95th Avenue West. There you will find a gray stone church housing a congregation of German Reformed background that now welcomes all that wish to worship, regardless of their faith history. Our building is accessible, via a lift located at the south end, under a rainproof portico. Our sanctuary, fellowship hall, and classrooms are air-conditioned. Ample off-street parking is available.

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Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting is this Sunday, January 24, 2016 Worship, 10:30 a.m., with music from the children and the Youth Choir; sermon based on 1 Corinthians 12 and the hymn “Many Gifts, One Spirit.”  Potluck after worship with the Annual Meeting to follow. Hope to see you there! – Pastor T.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service is at 7:00 pm

All are welcome to come and share in the special service at Bethany UCC on Thursday, December 24 2015.  At 7:00 pm we will start our Christmas Eve service.  It will include Christmas carols, communion, special messages and a candle light service. Let’s celebrate together of the coming of the birth…

Reverend Teressa Clark will be our Interim Pastor

Reverend Teressa L. Clark, our Interim Season Pastor, engages the Bible seriously when preparing to preach and teach. She enjoys learning with people of all ages as we seek to follow Jesus faithfully in the 21st century. Teressa is glad to make pastoral visits in hospitals, care centers and private…

Pastor Wanda Seydel’s Retirement Potluck 10/25/15

Sunday, October 25th, the children will sing during the 10:30 am worship service.  Following the worship service, Pastor Wanda Seydel’s Retirement potluck will be held in the Fellowship Hall.  All are welcome to come.  We want to wish Pastor Wanda, Bob, and the family as they enter into yet another journey…

Jesus Loves Children of All Ages – Children Led Service 10/18/15

Sunday, Octoer 18th, children of God will be leading the worship service.  In addition, there will be a baptism of a child.  Please come and join us in the service.  (Youth participated in the planning.  See what is important to them.)    

Youth (8th – 12th grade) to lead worship service October 18th

Sunday, October 18th, the 8th through 12th graders are taking on leading the worship service.  Please come and support our youth as they present the service.  They have the Bible verses and are processing that at this time. The first two Sundays in October they are encouraged to be at…


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