7 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
Bethany Beach, DE 19930
(302) 539-4118
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Welcome to Bethany Beach Christian Church. We invite you to join us for worship at 9:30 AM on any Sunday throughout the year. Dress is casual. Whether you are a local resident or simply visiting in the Bethany Beach area, we hope you will come visit us.

For those looking for a place to enhance your faith journey, we encourage you to join us. We are a place of diversity and hospitality and a congregation of different points of view, which give us the opportunity to learn from one another. Bethany Beach Christian Church is a small and friendly church that invites you to join us in celebrating the Word of God. Our pastor bases his sermons on particular scriptures and gives guidance on how to incorporate them in our daily lives.

Serving  •  Inclusive  •  Open-Minded  •  Open Communion

7 N. Pennsylvania Ave. (Building #7)
Bethany Beach, DE 19930
On the grounds of the Bethany Beach Conference Center
(next to the playground)

Service Time: 9:30 AM

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1484
Bethany Beach, DE 19930

Minister: Pastor Rich Plocinski

News & Events

Abbreviated Sunday Service
Outdoor worship service will be held July 5 at 9:30 in the parking area in front of Campbell Hall. Bring a chair, face mask and a hat. Following the service we will gather for. . .


Watch Our Services Online
Bethany Beach Christian Church has been posting its services online, on our YouTube channel - videos will be available every week at the normal start time of 9:30am. Join. . .


Food Donations
Help us support our local food pantries. Donations of canned and packaged food may be dropped off at church on Tuesday from 9 to noon. 


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Mission Statement

This congregation is a loving faith community which strives to demonstrate its faith values by deeds more than by words. As God is all-embracing, we value all worshipers in the hope that each person's spiritual journey can flourish from individual faith into communal compassion and action.


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View recent sermons:
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Pastor Rusty HesseMeet the Minister

On December 15, 2019, Bethany Beach Christian Church called its new pastor, Rich Plocinski. Pastor Rich is married to his wife, Sherri, and they have three sons - Josh, Jake, and Sam - as well as one grandson, Grayson. Pastor Rich moved to Ocean View, DE in August 2019.

Pastor Rich was active in youth ministry as a counselor, director, and camp coordinator at Nordmont Christian Church in NE Pennsylvania for 15 years. Under his leadership, the camping program grew from 60 to 195 campers. He served as associate pastor at Benton Christian Church (Benton, PA) for two years and pastor at Millville Christian Church (Millville, PA) for 20 years. During his time at Millville, the congregation tripled in size; in addition, he oversaw an expansive building project and began a Christian Kid's Club and a Senior Citizen program at the church.

Pastor Rich is a retired math teacher, having taught at Milton High School in PA - he was bi-vocational as a teacher and preacher for over 25 years. He is very excited and inspired to be called as the next pastor of this church.