NEWS + RESOURCES

Staff Updates

We have three staff updates we'd like to share: Welcome Cari Johnson! We are excited to share that Cari is joining our team as the new Adult Ministry Coordinator. With a solid background in local and cross-cultural ministry, Cari will be taking on this part-time role,...

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21 Days of Prayer & Fasting

21 Days of Prayer & Fasting JAN 14 - FEB 3 We begin 2024 with 21 days of focused prayer and fasting, seeking the Lord together as a church family. Our hope for this time is that we become united together: one in purpose as a Bethel community and one in our kingdom...

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“Formed Through Prayer” Small Group Study 

“Formed Through Prayer” Small Group Study 

Small Groups UPDATE: We are always being formed. The information we take in, the habits we live out, and the environments we inhabit all have formative power over us, shaping what we desire and who we are. If that’s true, then it’s not a matter of if we’re...

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Christmas For Everyone Update

CFE UPDATE: Tuesday, Dec. 12 We are SO CLOSE to having all that we need! We are GOOD with laundry detergent, hats and gloves! THANK YOU! We could use a few more blankets (10). We have already collected over 1,000 gifts, which is AMAZING! We have a TON of gifts for...

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Dec 3, 2023 Special Business Meeting Results

The voting results from the Dec 3, 2023 Special Business Meeting are in! Bethel members resoundingly voted to approve $300,000 (10% tithe plus 10% gift) from the land sale proceeds received to date to be given to designated local and global partners. In total, 325...

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Upcoming Member Vote

Upcoming Member Vote

Pastor Adam shared a significant proposal from the Bethel Elders, which is scheduled for a vote by Bethel members.  As you may recall, the sale of the undeveloped portion of the Richland land was recently finalized (for a sum of 2.2 million dollars). We have...

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Like The Shirt Says

It’s alright if you don’t remember my name. What’s important is you remember what’s on the cool T-shirt I wear every once in a while. With three simple words—Prayer Changes Things. Jesus was passionate about prayer and demonstrated it often. He knew the Divine power...

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A Prayer for Israel and Gaza

A Prayer for Israel and Gaza

When confronted with the unsettling realities of our world, it can be challenging to know what to think, say, or do. As a congregation, we've made a deliberate effort in recent years to engage in hard topics. We had the Imago Dei sermon series and welcomed Tim...

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Christmas For Everyone

Christmas For Everyone

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 The ability to purchase gifts for our kids is something most of us take for granted, but it's something many local families can't afford. This holiday season, join others at Bethel's toy store event, Christmas for Everyone. You can be a part of...

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Adult Ministry Update

Adult Ministry Update

We recently shared an update about the Haslar family (if you missed it, you can read it here). Our leadership and adult ministry teams have been praying and planning, and now have an update to share with you. Here is how we plan to proceed with Adult Ministry in this...

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Let’s Talk About Race: Ten Possible Next Steps

Let’s Talk About Race: Ten Possible Next Steps

We encourage you to keep this conversation and exploration moving forward. We commit to being a positive voice in this space, as with humble hearts we seek biblical truth around difficult topics. 1- PRAY:  All are welcome for a time of corporate prayer - Bethel...

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Elder Prayer: Scott’s Story

It was a Monday night, one week ago. We had an elder meeting and as chairman, it was my responsibility to get us through the agenda, moderate the discussion, keep the peace, all that kind of thing. But I really didn’t want to go. Two weeks prior, I had strained my...

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