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Bethany United Church of Christ

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Bethany is a welcoming Christian community empowered by the Holy Spirit.  We are committed to sharing God’s love for all and proclaiming forgiveness through Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior.  Our journey begins, grows and continues with our faith in God, which is everlasting.

Spaghetti Supper!
Church School Registration and
Community Night
(see "Upcoming Events" on the right!)


Our weekly Children's Sermon is so meaningful to today's youth!

Come through our doors and find God's people here to greet you in Christian love!
Bethany's beautiful Sanctuary.

Our church leaders (elders and deacons) ready to serve God's ministry for today and for your future!

Bethany's "Avenue Angels" worked hard on 9/30/07 to clean Rising Sun Avenue from Fanshawe to Levick!


New! Contemporary Worship Service!

Praise & Worship
Dance Team

Puppet Ministry




Summer Schedule:
(June 1, 2008 - August 31, 2008)
Sunday Worship Service:      10:00 A.M.

Winter Schedule:
(September 7, 2008 - May 31, 2009)
Sunday Adult Bible Study 
   and Youth Church School:    9:00 A.M.
Sunday Worship Service
   and Children's Church:        10:30 A.M.

Prayer Meeting The Third Sunday Of Each Month At Noon:
(September through May)
Light Lunch Followed By In-Depth Bible Study Of The Healing Stories Of Jesus, With Prayer & Laying On Of Hands

CLICK HERE to view new pump and well our missionary, Joshua Wonsia installed in Liberia from donations.

Coming Soon- Anger Management Class.


Saturday, August 16 - Church School registration for children and adults.

   Community Night & Spaghetti Supper $8.00 adults, $5.00 children.  Includes spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad and dressing, bread and butter, beverage, and dessert.  Two seatings 4 P.M. or 6 P.M.  Program at 5:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. Panel discussion about issues of faith..."Who is God?", "Is the church important?"  "How important is prayer?"  "How do you see God?"


Spiritual Direction - Individual by appointment or group as requested on ongoing basis.

The Rev. Marianne Unger, Pastor
Stephanie Silva, Administrative Assistant
Bill Gross, Webmaster
Telephone Number:
(215) 745-5231

Church School Craft Sept. 08

Children's Church Craft September 08

Living In God's Creation Skit - Sept. 08

Sept. 08 Children's Craft Project

Please get in touch to offer comments and join our mailing list for announcements and special events.

Church Address:
Bethany United Church of Christ
6545 Rising Sun Avenue (at Magee Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Mailing Address:
Bethany United Church of Christ
P.O. Box 24640
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Telephone Number:
(215) 745-5231
E-mail Address:
*Please note that there is NOT a mailbox at the church. Please use the P.O. Box.*
Site Updated: June 14, 2008.
**Check back often! There's always something new and exciting happening at Bethany UCC!**