Some indeed preach Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from good will. The latter do it out of love, knowing that I am put here for the defense of the gospel. The former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely but thinking to afflict me in my imprisonment.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Thank you for considering pursuing the vision for the next generation with us!
The opportunities in Family Discipleship are varied enough to involve many different people with different gifts. If you have a heart for God and a desire to make Him known to the next generation, there is probably a place for you in these ministries. Our volunteer process is designed to help determine where our opportunities and your gifts and interests come together.
Behavioral Principles and Expectations
It is our joy to be in community with young people here at Bethlehem. Whether young children or twelfth-grade young adults, we hope they will be stirred up to love Jesus and spread his fame.
Registration is now open for Women's Bible studies and our Children's Programming coordinators are recruiting volunteers to serve.
Here are 5 great reasons to serve in our Children's Programming:
Reason #1—The Bible has specific promises about God's presence when children are welcomed and loved:
From Bud Burk and Ken Currie (Downtown), Gil McConnell and Jon Nowlin (North), and Aaron Davitch and Daniel Viezbicke (South)
During Prayer Week 2016, join us in praying for Bethlehem’s pastors, leaders, and ministries.
On Day 1 (January 3) ...
Join us in prayer focused on Family Discipleship.
Please pray that …
Youth (Jr & Sr High)
From Bud Burk, Pastor for Children & Family Discipleship, Downtown
Respite Night is a ministry to families who have children with disabilities and special needs. This ministry provides care for all the children in these families so their parents can go out on a date and love on one another.
From Chuck Steddom, Lead Pastor, South
At the last South Community Life Night, we had a "Reformation Day" theme. Here's an update from Daniel Viezbicke, Coordinator for Youth and Family Discipleship.
From Pastor Kenny Stokes
As an adoptive parent myself, I want to make sure that you are aware of the Empowered to Connect Conference 2015 taking place this weekend at Grace Church, Eden Prairie. The conference will be held Friday & Saturday, September 18 &19, 9am–5pm.
A guest post from Karin Lindberg, one of Bethlehem's Global Parters, serving with Cru: