Bethany Lutheran Church was founded by Swedish immigrants in 1892 and
became a part of the Augustana
Lutheran Church of America following the merger
of several Lutheran churches. It is now a member of the
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
A major renovation of the original building took
place in 1978, including the refurbishing of the
sanctuary and construction of a
The story of Bethany is by no means complete.
The courage and faith in God of the
original founders continues in the lives
of the members today.