At BCA Church, we are dedicated to embodying the heart of Jesus’ teachings from Matthew 25:34-40. Our mission is clear: to extend a helping hand to those in need within our community. The Compassion Ministry Leadership Team is committed to utilizing your generous contributions to address the physical and spiritual needs of individuals around us.

This vital ministry is powered largely by the selfless dedication of volunteers and the financial generosity of supporters like you. By assisting with practical needs, we open doors to spiritual guidance and support, creating a holistic approach to care and compassion. We are deeply grateful for your unwavering support and prayers, the cornerstone of our ability to make a meaningful impact. Join us in this mission of compassion and witness the powerful difference we can make together in the lives of those we serve.

Bethany Compassion Center Building


Bethany Compassion Ministries

Bethany Christian Assembly has a longstanding history of over 30 years in compassion outreach within the Snohomish County community. Our enduring aspiration has been the expansion of our reach through the establishment of the Bethany Compassion Center. We are thrilled to announce that this dream has now become a reality. This significant step allows us to extend the compassion of Christ to even more people in our community. We are filled with excitement and gratitude as we embark on this new chapter, deepening our commitment to service and outreach. Join us in this journey of compassion and community enhancement.


Compassion Ministries

Our Mission

The Bethany Compassion Center exists to minister to the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of our community by bringing hope to the vulnerable and caring for the marginalized in Jesus’ name.

Our Vision

We live out this mission by sharing the hope and love of Christ while meeting basic needs and offering long-term solutions that transform lives.

Our Values

We believe in dignity, hope, and transformation in the hearts of those serving and being served as God redeems hurting people and broken situations.

How You Can Help

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Support our Compassion Ministries with your financial contributions to help us continue our outreach efforts. You have the flexibility to give regularly or to contribute to specific special events as they arise. For convenient online giving, visit BCAConnect and choose the “Compassion Ministries” option. Your generous donations enable us to extend our compassionate outreach and make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve.

Donations Box


Our Food Pantry requires non-perishable food items year-round, not just during the holidays. But it’s not just food that can make a difference. We also gratefully accept donations of toiletries and winter essentials like hats, gloves, and new or gently used coats, offering warmth and comfort against the cold. To donate, place your items in one designated box in the BCA Lobby near the restrooms and outside the BCA Chapel.

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There are numerous opportunities to impact our community through volunteering positively! You’ll take the first step towards meaningful service by filling out our volunteer form. A representative from Bethany Compassion Center will contact you promptly to discuss how you can best contribute your time and skills. Your willingness to volunteer plays a vital role in our mission to serve and uplift those around us.

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Everett Gospel Mission

Everett Gospel Mission is dedicated to serving the community with an inclusive approach, providing services to all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, or religion while embodying the love of Christ. As a reputable Association of Gospel Rescue Missions member, the mission is guided by a committed team of community volunteers on the Board of Directors. Give to the Everett Gospel Mission to help those in need.

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Food Pantry and Clothing

The BCC Food Pantry is a crucial resource for those in need, offering emergency food assistance throughout the week. On average, our BCC staff distribute over 600 bags of groceries annually, equating to around 3,000 meals provided each year to families and individuals. We also collect donations of toiletries and warm winter clothing. Join our volunteers who collect and distribute these much-needed food and clothing resources.

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Kids’ Food Backpack Ministry

Since 2009, our dedicated team of volunteers has been actively purchasing and packing weekend meals for over 40 homeless or disadvantaged children from various local schools and their families. This ongoing initiative reflects our commitment to supporting and nourishing those in our community who face challenging circumstances, ensuring they have access to essential meals every weekend.

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Evergreen Recovery Center

Evergreen Recovery Center serves as a residential rehabilitation facility for women, many of whom have young infants in their care and lack family support. Our dedicated volunteers organize baby showers to assist these women and their children. This effort is part of our commitment to offer care and support to the residents at the shelter, helping to bring joy and a sense of community during their recovery journey.

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BCC Summer Bash

Every August, BCC hosts a Summer Bash, an outreach initiative to support local families. This event is not just about fun and enjoyment; it’s a meaningful opportunity to provide essential resources such as backpacks, school supplies, and food to those in need. Your involvement in this ministry is crucial. We welcome you to sign up as a volunteer or contribute by donating money or, school supplies or food in July or the first week in August.

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Pregnancy Resource Clinic

The Pregnancy Resource Clinic of Snohomish County (PRC) is dedicated to assisting women and families with unexpected pregnancy challenges. PRC provides free, confidential services, including pregnancy testing, information on options, limited obstetric ultrasound, resources and referrals, and practical assistance. They also offer birth and baby education classes and essential materials for women, teens, and families in need.

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Holiday Food Baskets

During the upcoming holidays, we are set to distribute food baskets to 300 families across our community. Thanks to your generous contributions, these families can enjoy a delightful meal together during these festive seasons. Your support is essential in bringing joy and comfort to many, helping to make these holidays a special and memorable time for numerous families. Sign up to help bless these families.

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Christmas Giving Tree

Every Christmas, our church community comes together to gift presents to children in need within our community. Starting in November, you can find tags for the Christmas Giving Tree during weekend services at a designated table in the BCA lobby. Your kindness in selecting a tag and providing a gift will brighten the holiday for a child who might otherwise not receive presents. We are deeply grateful for your generosity in bringing joy and festive spirit to these deserving children during Christmas.

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Bethany Compassion Center

Bethany Compassion Center, a realization of a long-held vision by Bethany Christian Assembly, serves as a beacon of hope for those in need within the Snohomish County community. This center is dedicated to extending Christ’s compassion through various outreach programs. We provide essential support and services to individuals and families, addressing their immediate needs while fostering a sense of community and care.