Beloved Bethany logo Bethany United Church of Christ

Reverend Angela Ying, Pastor   ||   206-725-7535   ||   office@bethanyseattle.org
6230 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98108 (at Beacon and Graham)
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Welcome & Weekly Events   ||   About Beloved Bethany   ||   Mission   ||   Ministries
Inspiration: 2016 || 2017 || 2018   ||   Concrete Actions

Welcome to the Beloved Bethany Community
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Inspirational Quotes
  • “I thank God for each of you, beloved Rainbow People of God.”
    - Rev. Angela Ying

  • “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”
    - Frederick Douglass, U.S. Anti-slavery Orator, Writer, former slave
    (1817 - 1895), He wrote this to slave owners ~1855.
    He led the abolitionist movement, campaigning
    throughout his life for equality for all.

  • “The American people have this lesson to learn: Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.”
    - Frederick Douglass, U.S. Anti-slavery Orator, Writer, former slave
    (1817 - 1895), from his written speech “Southern Barbarism,” on
    the 24th Anniversary of Emancipation, Washington, D.C., 1886.



For more, please see our archives of Inspirational Quotes:
2016 || 2017
|| 2018



Notice: Congratulations to Steve and Sara Storck,
grandparents to a beautiful granddaughter,
Cadence Marilyn Kay, in Atlanta.



Services
Weekly services held on Sundays at 10:30 am.
Worship is followed by a shared community meal.
All Are Welcome: Immigrants, Refugees, Muslims, Jews, LGBTQ.
All are Beloved of God.
Peace, Shalom, Salaam.
  • Sunday, June 24, 10:30 am
    Worship and PRIDE!, led by The Reverend ML Daniel, Annaliza Torres, and the Bethany United Church of Christ beloved Rainbow People of God with a shared meal led by Bernice Cade, Leah and Moses Reed, Carroll Jackson, Mell Fuller, and all who welcome everyone into beloved community.

  • Sunday, July 1, 10:30 am
    Worship and the Celebration of Holy Communion led by Rev. ML Daniel, Bernice Cade, Hans Brehmer, and the Bethany United Church of Christ beloved community.

  • Sunday, July 8, 10:30 am
    Worship, Music and a Shared Meal led by Dan Kramlich, Michele Storms, Rev. ML Daniel and the Bethany United Church of Christ beloved community.

    Other Events of Note

  • April 27, 2018-November 27, 2018 - Wednesday-Sundays
    Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People Exhibition
    At the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle. First Thurdays Free Admission: June 7. 206-518-6000 - info@naamnw.org

    Ongoing Events

  • Third Saturday Salsa Social - Family-friendly
    Free lesson 3:30-4 pm, or lesson plus dance time 3:30 pm-6 pm for $5
    From our own Suzanne Simmons, who is director at
    My World Dance and Fitness Studio - 206-861-2500
    849 Hiawatha Place South, Seattle
         July 21, 2018
         August 18, 2018
         September 15, 2018
         October 20, 2018
         November 17, 2018
         December 15, 2018 - Holiday Celebration, Mambo Cadillac live, $15


Beloved Community

Pray without ceasing. Bethany Church prays, as we grow beloved community, for all in our community of faith, our neighborhoods, city and country, others countries and all of God’s Creation.

We pray for peace amidst war, love amidst hate, compassion amidst despair, courage amidst fear. We pray for all of our sisters and brothers here and around the world, especially all who are sick, lonely, anxious, fearful, struggling, homeless, unemployed and healing and wholeness, grace and strength for the day.

Prayers for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline that will run through and destroy Native American burial landmarks and sacred spaces of our First Nation People.

Special prayers for our brothers and sisters in Haiti, Cuba, Florida and the Atlantic Coast affected by Hurricane Matthew causing deaths, massive infrastructure damage and numerous people needing to evacuate their homes. Prayers for our sisters and brothers in Syria, especially in war-torn Allepo.

Weekly Events
Sunday - 10:30 am
Worship and Music followed by a Shared Meal in the church sanctuary and hospitality room. Be renewed, refueled, reinvigorated for the week, by the grace of God in growing Beloved Community. All are welcome.
Monday-Friday
Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)
ReWA Preschool Headstart Program
     For toddlers to pre-K, Half Day and Full Day
     Sliding scale, based on income.
Black Power Epicenter Cooperative
Rainier Valley Cooperative Preschool
Got Green
     New Campus Partner working with Bethany
     on Climate Justice.
Monday
Black Power Epicenter Cooperative (BPEC)
     Led by Senait Brown and Gary Kinte Perry, as well as
     many young community leaders, together with their
     mentors from People’s Institute, Freedom School,
     and Bethany United Church of Christ.
Tuesday
AA Community Meetings - 7:30 pm
Thursday
Leadership Training for Youth and Young People
Youth Undoing Institutionalized Racism (YUIR)
Ending the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC)
     Meets in the church annex.
     YUIR and EPIC are led by Senait Brown,
     community leaders and mentors..
Friday
In 2018, Bethany United Church of Christ continues to work
in community partnership with our Muslim brothers and sisters
of Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS), alongside our
Buddhists brothers and sisters and all people of faith, and no faith.
Friday and Saturday
Falun Gong, Buddhist and Taoist teaching and meditation.
Samoan Choir practice
Saturday
Church and Community Meetings, Gatherings, Discussions and Public Forums
T-Shirts: ''Vets Against Trump'' and ''Unapologetically Muslim''
Marching in Seattle, 2018-01-20

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About (in Brief)

Bethany United Church of Christ’s vision in seeking to be God’s Beloved Community on earth, come from the prophetic words of Micah:
What does God require of You? To do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with your God.
Refugees and immigrants welcome here.
No ban. No wall. Stop the deportations.

You are Beloved! I am Beloved! We Are Beloved! All Are Beloved of God!

Each and every one is needed in growing Beloved Community. Please support our social justice and ministry at Beloved Bethany with a donation of any amount to: Bethany United Church of Christ. You and your generosity and kindness are making a difference in our community and around the world. Thank you for giving generously.


  • NOTE:
    Throughout the year, Bethany Church will be leading in “Share the Gift of Love,” providing for our neighborhood children. Please bring new, or lightly used, men and women’s gloves and scarves. Please let pastor Angela Ying know if you are willing to participate and help.

    Thank you.
Sign: ''Men - Women - Unite for Equality!''
Marching at the Washington State Capitol building in Olympia, 2017-01-21

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GIVE You make a difference in the world by giving to our ministry and social justice projects. Please make checks to:
Bethany United Church of Christ, 6230 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98108. Donations are tax-deductible.
Thank you.

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