LOCAL CARE MINISTRY

OVERSEER: Russ obermeier

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

1st saturdays of the month, TBD cancelled 11/5/22

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

  • 1. The family is acclimating to life in America. Dad, mom, and the oldest daughter have jobs at Aspirus Hospital, and their older son is starting on Monday there.

    2. Their English is improving immensely! Communication is getting easier.

    3. The family is in process to get drivers’ licenses. (For Dad, daughter and oldest son)


    Needs:

    If anyone is open to assisting the family in transportation, we welcome more people to that team. Most common needs are for appointments in the evening or weekends when there is no bus service.


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

    1. Continue to pray that the family would grow in knowledge and love for Jesus!

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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