DeMar Sather's story

    09.30.20 |

    Less than a decade ago, I was a "newbie" to Bethany. Today, I think that Bethany is a church that can serve others, in particular refugees, the homeless and seniors on tight, fixed incomes. I dream of the day that Bethany's undeveloped...

      Katie Drovdahl's story

      09.30.20 |

      Bethany was the first church we visited after moving here some years ago. We visited because we knew it was an inclusive community that focused on social justice and serving others.

        Alice McCain's story

        12.01.16 |

        When Bruce and I visited Bethany after our move to Kitsap County, we were very impressed with its theology, preaching, music and vibrant faith community. We’ve been Lutherans for a long time, we had tried other Kitsap ELCA churches, and we...

          Allison Pringle's story

          11.28.16 |

          My husband and I were both raised Lutheran and loved the liturgy and traditions however, like many of our generation only went to church sporadically as young adults with no real church home.

            Rachel Pritchett's story

            11.23.16 |

            I'd characterize faith as Bethany as active. Yes, the place is full during worship times on Saturday evening or Sunday morning. But that's just a small part of the story.