Bethany Baptist Church offers a mid-week program for age 4 thru 6th grade, based on a teaching model and materials from Word of Life. Meeting at 6:30pm on Wednesday evenings during the school year, the Gopher Buddies and the Olympian program is specifically designed to help in the task of imparting the foundational truths of Scripture to children.

We encourage parents to drop in any Wednesday evening to see what’s going on, and we’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Bethany Baptist Church maintains a strict policy of carefully screening all teachers and club leaders having direct contact with minors.

Gopher Buddies is a children’s ministry for families with children 4 – 6 years old. The Gopher Buddies’ motto is “Digging deeper into God’s Word” and the focus is all about serving the unique spiritual needs of this special group of children and their families. Qualified leaders evangelize and disciple early learners with resources from the Gopher Buddies program which is also designed to equip and encourage families as they minister to their children.

Psalm 127:3 – Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb is a reward.

The Olympian Club for children, 1st – 6th grade, is designed to be an exciting part of your child’s life with games, creative tasks, and activities such as: Bible Study, Quiet Time, and Scripture Memory to encourage spiritual growth. Lively yet well-supervised weekly meetings are enhanced with opportunities for periodic involvement in service-oriented activities.

Philippians 3:14 – I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Important Information:

Gopher Buddies and Olympians meet every Wednesday evening from 6:30pm – 8pm.

Check in time is 6:15-6:30pm. Please call Maria Bergstrom (523-4050) if your child needs a ride.

Reminder: If school is canceled due to inclement weather, Word of Life is canceled.

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