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Bethany Presbyterian Church Service Times:Sundays 10:00 - 11:00 AM
431 Wayne Street, Bethany, PA, 18431

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Come join us! Do you want to be part of a special group of people? If so, let us know you're coming, so we can welcome you!

 Meet Pastor Blackie

Rev. Blackie was born in 1957 in Los Angeles, CA.  By 1960 his family had moved to Plum Borough, PA (about 22 miles North East of Pittsburgh) where he lived until he went to college.


If you need to contact Pastor Blackie he can be reached by phone at 570-253-6316 or by e-mail at pastor@pioneerparish.org.


Bethany Presbyterian Church is now going to make available a written copy of Rev. Blackie's sermons on our website.  To read Rev. Blackie's sermon from Sunday, August 9, 2015 click on "Vanity Overwhelmed by Purpose."  If you would like to read some of Rev. Blackie's sermons please click onReadMorebtn4




Our children who are of age my join the ondirmation classes lead by Pastor Blackie.  Classes are August 2,9,23,30 and September 6 from 6 to 7pm at the David Wilder House.  For more information please contact Pastor Blackie at 570-253-6316.


NewsboyThe August, September, October Newsletter is now available.  To view a copy of the newsletter or earlier newsletters click on ReadMorebtn1





yardsale  Our next yard sale will be on September 5th from 8am to 2pm.


Our Baked Goods our are biggest seller.  We are asking everyone to pitch in and please make items for our bake sale!


We are also going to have a DUNK TANK and some of our members and others from the community are willing to be dunked.  

If you have any items to donate between now and then, call the church at 570-253-6316, and Pastor Bill can refer you to someone from the Building and Grounds Committee to find out when and where the items can be dropped off.  Please price your donated items.  Also, please NO STUFF ANIMALS, CLOTHING OR SHOES, as they do not sell very easily.  Bake Goods are always needed.  Please label and price your baked goods.  



Winners of Ralph A. Taylor Scholarship for 2015

This is our 3rd year for awarding the Ralph A. Taylor Scholarship, on July 19th, we presented the checks along with a certificate. 

The winners are:  Haylee Goodenough, Brittany Lent, and Jamie Thorpe.


Haylee Goodenough is attending Slippery Rock University.  She was officially accepted as student of the Music Therapy Program. 


Brittany Lent is attending Bloomsburg University.  Brittany is continuing her studies in Special Education and Early Childhood Education.  Brittany is currently working at Summit Camp  where is able to work with kids that are on the autism spectrum, children with emotional disturbances and even children with high levels of aggression.  She really enjoys this opportunity. 


Jamie Thorpe is attending Millersville University.  Jamie will be continuing her studies to earn a degree in Mathematics.  Jamie is continuing to be active with the University Christian Fellowship at Millersville University. 


Please make sure to congratulate these wonderful young ladies on their accomplishments when you see them.  They truly desire it.  They have worked hard and we are very proud of them!



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We have a WEEKLY BIBLE STUDY twice a week which is open to everyone.  For information click on ReadMorebtn1   The Weekly Bible Study will stop meeting until Tuesday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 9, 2015; when it will resume its regular schedule.


We have an ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL class that meets once a month in February, April, June, August, October, and December.  For more information click on ReadMorebtn1   


We also have a SUNDAY SCHOOL program that is held every Sunday during the church service.  For more information, click on ReadMorebtn1 






September 03, 2015

About Bethany Presbyterian Church

Come to the About Us section to meet Rev. Bill Blackie, learn about our church's history, and find out what we're all about!


Come and Join Us!

If you're curious about what a warm and welcoming community of believers is like, then you should come to the Join Us section to find out how you can get involved.





To find out more about our Denomination:  the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) go to our About Presbyterians page. 

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