But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like.
Bethlehem's Global Diaconate
The word diaconate refers to the service of the church administered by a body of deacons or task force members appointed by the church.
- Give to Treasuring Christ Together to help support global relief.
- Go on a crisis-relief trip.
- Visit a GD-supported project.
- Attend special events sponsored by our Global Diaconate Task Force.
- Join a committee and be part of the blessing!
Global Diaconate Task Force
Join a small team of Bethlehem members who meet monthly to ...
- review funding proposals
- pray for current projects
- plan communications to inform the Bethlehem congregation of ministry activity.
Task Force Teams
- Global Partner Support
- Community Development
- Anti-Trafficking: The Global Diaconate Anti-Trafficking Team meets regularly to pray, study topics related to biblical justice, receive training in areas of anti-trafficking ministry, plan awareness events and service opportunities for both local and international agencies. See the Star for the Anti-Trafficking Group meeting schedule.
- Disaster Response
- Orphan Care
If you have questions or would like to get involved, contact Jeff & Deb Bender, Co-Coordinators of the Global Diaconate, or speak with any of the GD members listed below.
Global Diaconate Members
- Jeff & Deb Bender
- Heather Elting-Ballard
- C.J. Hughley
- Paul Lim
- Brad Nelson
- Steve Prater
- Darlene Sorley