New Day of Laurel is our shared ministry to the homeless and vulnerable. Many Bethany members serve on the board and as volunteers of this Christ-centered, year round, ministry to those facing very difficult life circumstances. Leaders from our church helped to found this ministry.
Since our church is unapologetically pro-life from conception to eternity, we support the Laurel Pregnancy Center. The Center was founded by local churches to provide a compassionate response to those for whom the prospect of an unwanted pregnancy poses a challenge. Andrea Capuyan, the Executive Director at LPC, is a member of our church.
Side by Side is a ministry of the churches of Laurel to the public schools in the Prince George’s County section of Laurel. Their Great Start program has helped children improved standardized testing scores by over 20% by equipping parents to foster learning at home. Our pastor is the co-founder of Side by Side.
LARS is an ecumenical ministry that assists low-income people who are in crisis to achieve stability and long-term self-sufficiency. The have one of the largest food banks in the Laurel area which we support.