WorshipSunday Worship for All Ages

Until further notice all services are being held virtually. Join us on Sunday mornings for our 9AM & 11AM worship services on our @umcbethanylane Facebook page and our Bethany UMC Ellicott City YouTube page.

First Time Coming To Bethany?

Never been to Bethany? That’s alright! Never been to church? That’s alright! Below, you’ll find out a little about our services and the answers to some frequently asked questions.




9 am

Prayer service in the Chapel.
Praise and Worship led by our Praise Band – Come as you are!
Praise and Worship led by our Praise Band – Come as you are! (Chapel)
11 am Worship – Traditional music with choir, organ, or bells

Accessibility – ask any usher

  • Large-print bibles
  • Large-print hymnals
  • Receivers for hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair accessible pews
  • Small pillows for back support.
Just ask an usher.

What To Wear

One of the most commonly asked questions is what should I wear to church? Our response: whatever you’re comfortable in!  You’ll see people dressed in everything from t-shirts to their Sunday best, so wear whatever makes you feel most comfortable.

Fellowship Hour

10am – 11am

Please join us in Fellowship Hall for coffee and snacks–and a chance to get acquainted



Just For Children

Children’s activity kits at all services (ask an usher)
Sunday Fun (our Sunday School program) for Preschool through Grade 5:
Children go to service with their parents and are dismissed from the service to go to class together
A supervised nursery for infants through preschool aged children is available at the 8:55 and 11:00 services. Quality care is offered, providing a safe environment for little ones and peace of mind for parents. Our greeters would be happy to escort you to the nursery.