WELCOME / PASTOR INFO
Welcome to Bethany
Greetings to Pastor, Rev. Jim Simpson
Rev. Simpson or Pastor Jim as he'd like to be
called, is providing this website with his Sunday Audio Sermons. LISTEN HERE.
Pastor's Office Hours:
Bethany UMC is a neighborhood church
that feels like a family, and looks like a church! We practice the United Methodist slogan -
"Open hearts, Open doors, Open minds".
You will be warmly welcomed here whether you come with
toddlers or by yourself. In this church you have permission to laugh! We have a thriving food bank that serves our
community, along with other Programs & Activities of interest.
Recently, we have installed a new sound system along
with two large video monitors to aid in worship and singing hymns.
Bethany United Methodist Church is celebrating our 116th year anniversary in
2020. We have a long history serving the community going back to 1904.
Please check our History page for more
We want to personally invite you to our
Sunday Worship Service that begins at 10:30AM.
We are located one block south of south
56th street on Park Ave. in Tacoma, Washington. A Safeway store is 1 block north.
Our address is 5634 South Park Ave., Tacoma, WA 98408. We have curb-side parking in
front of the church along with two small parking lots in the rear.
For you Security, we have installed
Security Cameras that record the activity around the church. This is both to protect you and our staff and helps
insure that you have a safe and pleasant visit.
Our Office Phone number is 253-475-7098.
Office email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
**Click HERE for a map to Bethany
Here are a few things to help you during the worship
We welcome children at the worship service. If at any time you would
feel more comfortable if your little ones were in the nursery, an usher would be glad to direct
We do have some people here with allergies, so the next time you come,
we request that you refrain from wearing fragrances.
Although our building appears very large from the outside, the
sanctuary is surprisingly modest by today's standards and thus projects a more intimate feeling with your
You may enter either from the front or through the right side double
glass doors and walk up one flight of stairs. We also have a wheelchair ramp accessible from the left rear
(south) parking area.
The rear of the building hosts many meeting rooms and offices as well
as our Children's Nursery, and Friendship
Room where we meet after every Sunday service for
food and refreshments.
Come join your voice and talents to ours.
Make worship a joyful noise unto the Lord!