LOCAL CARE MINISTRY

OVERSEER: JAY SOLOMON

MINISTRY TEAM LEADERS: RUSS & TAMMY OBERMEIER

For Bethany to be the hands, heart, and feet of Christ we must identify and serve the practical needs of people inside and outside of the church so people may be drawn to Christ.

ministry opportunities

aFGHAN REFUGEE COMMITTEE (arc)

Our refugee family is in Wausau: Mom, Dad, 1 adult daughter and 2 teen boys...

HELPS MINISTRY

We strive to meet practical needs of people, within our church and in the community, all with volunteers. 

OUTREACH EVENTS

We look for opportunities to share the Gospel with people through activities such as the Local Missions Week, making Gospel Bracelets, practical projects, literature and conversation with the public about Christ.

COMMUNITY BASED MINISTRIES

We support and provide opportunities to volunteer for ministries in our community such as homeless shelters and food pantries.

days for girls

Nov. 5, 2022:  1st saturdays of the month, TBD

Work day 9:30 am until Noon

Lower Level at Bethany Baptist Church, 6601 Alderson Street

We will be tracking shields, trimming shields and putting hygiene kits together.

afghan refugee committee (arc):

OVERSEER: PASTOR JOE CARLSON

MINISTRY TEAM LEADER: LAURA


AFFILIATIONS / MORE

  • NEEDED: We have a refugee family that we sponsor, that could use some assistance and prayer. 1) Pray as they apply for asylum. 2) Two family members, ages 18 and 21, need guidance to plan their futures. 3) The family needs help learning to drive which, is a big obstacle for them. They need classes, behind the wheel, to take the test and to obtain a vehicle.


    If you would like assist or make a donation of any kind, contact Laura via the church office.

    1. Pray as they apply for asylum. 
    2. Two family members, ages 18 and 21, need guidance to plan their futures. 
    3. The family needs help learning to drive which, is a big obstacle for them. They need classes, behind the wheel, to take the test and to obtain a vehicle.Pray for our family to have soft hearts toward the gospel.
    4. Praise- Our family's English is improving daily!
    5. Pray for our team as we face adversity in keeping up with tasks.
    6. Please pray for mental stamina as they are immersed in our culture, and miss the familiarity of their homeland, relatives and friends they have left behind. 
    7. Pray for our family to make meaningful connections and friendships.
    Contact Laura via the church office for more information.

community resource links

The purpose of our Local Care Ministry is to meet practical needs of people, all with volunteers. Because we have limited resources, provided are links to other community resources. 

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LOCAL MISSIONS WEEK

Watch for it again next summer '23!

We organize our volunteers to help out with projects in the community-- for our own widows and elderly and friends and neighbors of our members.

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