Photo Gallery Archive
Blessing of the Animals
Dogs, kids and, just pictures of, cats all were part of a Blessing of the Animals services on Oct. 4 at Bethany. The service was a reminder that all of us are trusted to take care of God's creatures.
VBS at Bethany, 2018
Some 20 youngsters learned about heroes from the Bible and our own community during Vacation Bible School, taking place from July 9 through 12.
Youngsters raised $250 to give to the Bainbridge Island Fire Department and North Kitsap Fishline.
Members of Bethany's FFF group of seniors visited the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
On Wednesday, April 18, FFF members enjoyed a wonderful lunch before being escorted through galleries on both floors by our own private docent, Luanne Croker.
Thanks to Luanne for her expertise, and also to FFF organizer Pat Sather.
Bethany Celebrates Chinese New Year
More than 70 people and the local press attended Bethany's celebration of Chinese New Year, hosted by Dr. Franklin Chu and Bethany's FFF group of seniors on Wednesday, Jan. 17.
Chu, who has pancreatic cancer, explained much about the Chinese calendar. He, wife Linnea, and mother Shirley, prepared a delicious meal for the festive gathering, compelte with pot stickers, almond cookies, nuts, tea and so much more.
The afternoon was wonderful, with friends and newcomers embracing in friendship with deep stories told of years of joy.
Children's Christmas Program 2017
Here are some scenes from Bethany's Children's Christmas Program, "The ABCs of Christmas."
Trisha Siburg wrote and directed the program, which featured
about 25 young people. Here are some images.
Look for a video of the children singing under the top menu navigation "About" tab and dropping down to "Featured Video."
Rachel Circle Advent gathering with Vinland Lutheran
We had a truly marvelous time Dec. 5 when Vinland Lutheran Church ladies visited with members of Rachel Circle here at Bethany. Bible study with Pastor Paul started the time, followed by soup lunch and a white-elephant gift exchange. Bethany looks forward to reciprocating the visit in June.
Here are some images of the event.
Preschoolers parade on Halloween
Once again this Halloween, students from the Bethany Lutheran Church Preschool donned costumes and paraded through the Bethany premises, collecting stickers from proud parents and staff. The costumes were terrific.
Boy Scouts Troop 1565 cleans up signage at Bethany
Boy Scouts Troop 1565 worked very hard on Saturday, Aug. 26, scrubbing down and rinsing down the big cement signs on the Bethany premises. Thanks boys, and thanks, too, to Scoutmaster Dan Miller for working with Bethany to accomplish this.
Vacation Bible School 2017
Men's Retreat May 2017
Pictures of Bethany Members Visit to Namibia
Bethany's Refugee Resettlement Variety Show
Our New Sanctuary Roof
Faith Advocacy Day 2017
Christmas at Bethany 2016