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We don't claim to know all of the answers to life's puzzles, but we do have some answers about your future - with God. We'd like to help you fill in some of the blanks by reinforcing your love of others, love of life and love of God! Everyone needs someone to share life's personal and family joys and sorrows. At Bethany Lutheran Church, you'll find a community who cares, ready to share a solid foundation in faith.

Services (First Sunday in September through Last Sunday in June, except for special services)
8:30 am Worship Service
9:45 am Sunday School for children, Bible classes for youth and adults
11:00 am Worship Service
12:30 pm World Music Worship

Bethany Lutheran Church, Alexandria, Virginia
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
2501 Beacon Hill Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22306 * 703 765-8255

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Sermon for February 1, 2015:
Sermon: "I know who you are," Mark 1:21-28
Click here to learn more.

Operation Barnabas - Serving Those Who Serve
A Network of Care to Military Members, Families, and Veterans
Sunday, February 1, 9:45 a.m.
Click here to learn more.

Super Bowl Hoagies
The Super Bowl subs you ordered will be ready for pickup after services on Sunday, February 1.
Sponsored by Bethany's Senior Youth, proceeds from this event will go toward the 2016 Youth Gathering in New Orleans.

Valentine's Day - Parents' Night Out
Saturday, February 14, 2015, 4pm - 8pm
Sponsored by Bethany's Senior High Youth.
Enjoy some time together,just the two of you, while your children are having a great time at Bethany Lutheran Church. A light dinner will be provided.
A free-will offering will be gathered to support the Youth attending the 2016 National Youth Gathering in New Orleans. RSVP by February 11 to Monique at

Preschool Registration
It's that time of year to register for next school year! Bethany families who register their children before February 14 will receive a registration discount.
Click here to learn more and obtain a registration form.

Ash Wednesday, February 18, 2015
- 6-6:45 p.m, a Bethany Family Meal will be served in the Fellowship Hall (hosted by the Board of Parish Fellowship).
- 7:00 p.m. Worship with the Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion
During Lent, midweek services will be held on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
The 14th annual Choral Evensong will be Wednesday, March 25, at 7:00 p.m.

Holy Week
During Holy Week, Palm Sunday through Holy Saturday, services will be held:
- Maundy Thursday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m.
- Good Friday, April 3, Family service at 5:00 p.m. and Tenebrae at 7:00 p.m.

Watch Live Broadcasts of Our Worship Services Online
Click here to learn how to view the live streaming video.

Worship Bulletins
Click here to download worship bulletins (Sunday's bulletin is usually uploaded the Friday prior).

Online Offerings and Tuition
To make online offerings or tuition payments scan the QR code at left or click here.

Congregational Renewal
The next step in our Congregational Renewal process is the prayerful consideration of the feedback from the Renewal Team. Watch for updates on the renewal process in bulletins, the Beacon, and this website.
Click here to read what has occurred thus far in Bethany's Congregational Renewal.