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Bethany Church of the Nazarene

In love of God and in service to our neighbor Bethany Church will not hold service Sunday, March 22, or 29, 2020. We urge our people to take full advantage of this Lenten Sabbath. Please join our nation in prayer for all those affected by COVID-19 Coronavirus. Watch our service for March 29th below and use the “Give” button to Tithe from the safety of your home.
Love and Prayers,
Pastor Jim


Welcome to BethanyNazchurch.com, our home on the World Wide Web. We’re really glad you stopped by. At Bethany Church, you’ll find a community of various ages and cultural backgrounds gathered to worship, grow in Christ and serve our world in love. Our webpage is an extension of our mission. Here you’ll have the opportunity to explore several of our ministries, meet our staff, and learn more about what makes Bethany Church a great place to love and serve. We hope you’ll enjoy your time here, and we look forward to any opportunity to meet you. We gather at 11:00 AM on Sunday mornings at 1275 Pawtucket Avenue in Rumford, RI. We’d love for you to join us and experience Bethany Church for yourself.

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Weekly Services

Sunday School

Sundays 9:45 am - 10:45 am

Continue to Learn

Sunday School classes for all ages meet from 9:45-10:45 on Sunday mornings.  We also have various small groups that meet throughout the year.  Contact the church office at BethanyNazChurch@gmail.com  and we’d be happy to plug you into one.

Worship Service

Sundays 11 am

Join Us!

Bethany Church enjoys a service of worship that includes a variety of ages and cultures.  We blend both ancient and contemporary expressions of worship in a way that is truly reflective of our congregation and context.  It is often said that nobody worships quite like us. We hope you’ll gather before God with us and experience it for yourself.

Youth Group

Thursdays 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Bring a Friend

We have a mid-week gathering time where we engage in Biblical conversations about how to be Christ to the communities around us. Check out our Youth Page for more info and to see what we’re up to!

Food Pantry News

Tuesday March 24, 202 :

Food Will be distributed in the form of pre-bagged food and will be brought to cars starting at 4pm.  No one will be able to choose items or go into the building.  Please pass this information to anyone who may need help. 

Volunteer Opportunity

We are seeking additional volunteers to sort and inspect food donations, bag produce and stock the Pantry shelves on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Please contact Janet Bache at 401-965-1378 or jtbache@aol.com for more information.

Garden Vegetables

During the summer months, the Pantry would appreciate donations of vegetables from your home gardens.  Donations can be dropped off at the Pantry at Newman Church on the day of the Pantry openings (July 9, July 23, August 13, August 27, September 10, September 24) from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. We can only accept produce on the day of the Pantry openings due to limited storage and to assure the produce is at its freshest.  Refrigeration will be available for items that require it.

Food donations: Items especially needed over the summer months are cereal, canned pasta, and macaroni and cheese.

Every Sunday Morning

Mathewson St. Church Homeless Breakfast

One opportunity you can reach out to help people is at the Mathewson st. Church breakfast. Help is always needed on Saturdays to make pancakes at Bethany church or you can volunteer directly on Sunday mornings in serving  breakfast to those in need at Mathewson st. church in Providence RI. Please call the church for more information.
Due to the Covid-19 Virus Concerns, Mathewson Street Church will no be serving breakfast.  Please check back for alternatives or when Breakfast will resume.

We believe in the Trinity:
God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit

“In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”

Psalm 5:3 , (NIV)

“… Encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory.”

1 Thessalonians 2:12, (NIV)

“To answer before listening — that is folly and shame.”

Proverbs 18:13, (NIV)

“Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”

1 Timothy 6:12, (NIV)

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Bottle and Can Fundraiser

Throughout the fall, we will be collecting bottles and cans to cash in and help raise funds for NYC. Bring soda bottles or cans of any size to Pastor Chima and Julia’s house.
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Send us a concern, a thought, or something you’re thankful for and we’ll add it our prayer circle for the week.

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