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Baptist Church
100th Anniversary

Lincoln Sentinel-Republican, 6 April 1978
The Bethany Baptist Church, Lincoln County, was founded in 1878 and will celebrate its 100th anniversary April 14-16. The church was organized by a group of German Baptist immigrants from Wisconsin, Ohio and Missouri with the first church being built in 1883. The native stone church now used was built by parishioners in 193? and is located 16 miles south, 6 west and four south of Beloit, or 8 miles north, 6 west and 1 north of Lincoln....
During these 100 years the church has seen a total of 488 members. They have given a total of $147,175.16 for local expenses and $178,015.71 for mission work. There are currently 76 active members.

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