Ministry teams help Bethel members pursue their mission and vision by providing necessary administrative support. This administrative support provides the clarity and coordination that make ministry effective. These teams work together to support one ministry shared by Bethel members. Teams simply provide the planning and coordination necessary for effective ministry by Bethel members.
Outreach Ministry Team
The purpose of the outreach team is to champion the cause of evangelism and community outreach by members of Bethel Church. The current strategy is to plan and communicate to Bethel members about community service opportunities, quarterly relationship-building activities, and regular evangelism training.
Elder: Paul Kanneman
Missions Ministry Team
The purpose of the missions team is to champion the cause of world missions by missionaries in other parts of the world. The current strategy is to support our missionaries and to increase Bethel members’ awareness of what our missionaries are doing.
Elder: Al Bult
Discipleship Ministry Team
The purpose of the discipleship team is to champion the cause of discipleship by Bethel members. The current strategy is to plan adult Sunday School classes following the TREE acronym, coordinate all other adult teaching ministries with adult Sunday School, and plan children’s Sunday School and youth group to ensure general Bible knowledge and catechism are being taught.
Elder: Anton Heuss
The purpose of the fellowship team is to champion the cause of fellowship among Bethel members. The current strategy is to nurture deeper relationships among members by planning the Fall Festival, Easter Brunch, and other gatherings.
Elder: Bob Kramm
Women’s Ministry Team
The purpose of the women’s ministry team is to champion the cause of women’s ministry by Bethel women. The current strategy is to assist the elders in providing care to female members as needed, to plan the Thursday morning and Wednesday evening women’s Bible study following the TREE acronym (in coordination with the discipleship team), to involve Bethel women in providing baby and wedding showers, and to oversee the meal ministry.
Elder Liaison: Jim Stroo
The purpose of the worship team is to champion the cause of worship by Bethel members. The current strategy is to consider ways to improve the flow of worship services and plan for Easter and Christmas services.
Elder: Anton Heuss