Missions

Great is Thy Faithfulness

Going on a short-term mission trip is a life-changing experience. In the weeks leading up to the trip, you work together with the other team members, preparing devotions, crafts, and sometimes songs. You are preparing yourself to step into an unknown land, sharing the Gospel with the people that you meet. But the amazing thing…

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Where Does the Money Go?

Did you know that all proceeds from the Children’s Consignment Sale go to philanthropies near and far? Here is a list of all the organizations that received funds from our last sale and how they serve women and children. What a blessing it is to give – thank you for your continued support! To learn…

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Families Make the Difference

The following is an excerpt from an article posted by our partner with Faith Bridge: The family who adopted Dmitri and his 5-year-old brother was not prepared to care for them. They were unable to have children when they adopted Dmitri and his brother but soon they had three biological children, two of whom had…

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A Special Carols for Christmas

As a long time Mt. Bethel member, I have been blessed to attend many Carols for Christmas performances. It is an event I have always wanted to encourage our Called to Care foster families to attend to kick off the Christmas season. At the same time, I know as a foster mother how potentially difficult…

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Reflecting on 40 Years of the Mt. Bethel Children’s Consignment Sale

This week, something familiar will happen within the yellow walls of Mt. Bethel that has happened almost without fail for 40 years…and it all starts with Wednesday Night Dinner. The delicious aromas and the clatter of silverware in the Fellowship Hall will soon be transformed into a massive showroom of children’s clothing, shoes, toys, books,…

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Beyond “The Sale”

On August 16 and 17, the Mt. Bethel Children’s Consignment Sale (MBCCS) will celebrate its 40th anniversary. Selena McMasters, Mt. Bethel member and former co-chair of the event, gave insight into how the sale shares the love of Christ through volunteering and the donations that impact charities locally and globally: Describe your first experience with…

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Spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ to the Nations

The original Pentecost was the day the Jewish people celebrated 50 days after Passover, but for  Christians, it is the birth of the church. We are told in Acts 2 that “when the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came…

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Why I Do Mission Work — And Why I Hope
You Will Join Me

First of all, it needs to be said up front that it doesn’t feel like work to me. As a matter of fact, serving and sharing the love of God in our community and around the globe makes me feel as full of life as anything I have ever done, but that is not the…

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