BETHEL’S MISSION STATEMENT
We, the Bethel Congregation, called by God, commit ourselves:
- to proclaim the Gospel,
- to prepare our members for outreach and service, and
- to minister to human needs.
BETHEL’S VISION STATEMENT
Bethel Lutheran Church will stand as a Lutheran and Christian leader in this community by being:
- a vibrant place of worship;
- a caring institution utilizing its many resources of people, facilities, and finances to serve members, the community, and interdependent expressions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America;
- a place to nurture and educate; and
- an interpreter and supporter of global mission.
BETHEL’S CORE VALUES
- Jesus is Lord of all; Christ is at the center of all Bethel’s ministry and proclamation.
- Corporate worship is Bethel’s highest commitment and will be expressed by sharing the faith with others throughout the week.
- God’s people of Bethel are called to serve family, church, community, and world through continuous outreach and mission.
- Bethel will model a godly way of life for our members and society, including, but not limited to: a life of integrity, honesty, commitment, and loyalty.
- Bethel will be good stewards of our time, talent, and resources in serving members and the community.
- Bethel will nurture the entire congregation through education and building up of the family unit.
- Bethel will be a source of comfort to those who suffer, mourn, or are in distress.