Bethany's Response to Coronavirus

How is Bethany handling Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

As a member or friend of Bethany, your health and safety are extremely important to us! It is critical at this time that we do our part to minimize this pandemic. Since we will continue to NOT meet face-to-face, we offer several options for you to worship and pray with us. The following resources have been implemented to stay connected to the Bethany Family:

  1. Facebook Live - Connect every Sunday at 9:30 AM for a live stream of our worship service. Follow us: @bethanychristianchurch-doc or Bethany Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
  2. YouTube Live - For those who don't or can't join Facebook, connect every Sunday at 9:30 AM  for a live stream of our worship service. The name of the channel is Bethany Christian Church DOC
  3. Group Prayer Line - Use our conference line to connect with us on Sundays at 11:15 AM, Wednesdays at 7:15 PM and Saturdays at 7:15 AM. The following are steps for accessing the conference line: 1) Dial (717) 275-8940;  2) When instructed enter access code 473-5114 (this code will not change);  3) Once connected to the line, press *6 to mute your line (press *6 to unmute if/when necessary).
  4. Connect with Bethany - Call Bethany  on Sundays from 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM to submit your prayer request and/or to become a member.  You can also visit our Connect With Us page to submit your request for prayer and/or to become a member.   
  5. On Call - On call persons can be reached at (216) 313-9180.  Please be sure to speak clearly, state the reason for your call, and include all contact information.   

Finally, we encourage you to continue to give financially to support our church and to sustain our ministry. You can give electronically using the mobile apps Givelify or Cash App ($BCC3940), online via the GIVE NOW button on the Giving page of our website,  or by sending a check in the mail. Go to iTunes or Google Play to download mobile apps.

What is Coronavirus?

There is currently a pandemic, as designated by the World Health Organization, of respiratory disease spreading from person-to-person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The disease has been named “Coronavirus Disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).  It is worldwide and infecting people across the globe. It is spreading quickly without a known vaccine. All 50 states have reported cases of COVID-19 to the Center for Disease Control Prevention (CDC).

Learn More

COVID-19 is considered a public health risk and certain precautions should be taken to protect yourself and to prevent its spread. Click the button below for detailed guidelines from the CDC.

How is the State of Ohio handling COVID-19?

In response to COVID-19, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton implemented an Ohio Stay at Home order. Governor DeWine is now working through plans to reopen Ohio businesses. The following are links to the Ohio Stay Safe Order and other support resources: 

Stay Updated

The Ohio Department of Health has a dedicated website for providing updates on COVID-19. Click the button below for current updates and more information. 

Helpful Videos


Dr. Amy Acton and Dr. Anthony Armstrong provide information about the COVID-19 pandemic.