FAQ List (Frequently Asked Questions)
Can I bring my child's baby bag or backpack?
Yes, Please refer to Parents Information Sheet, under Children's Ministry on the Menu for details.
Do you have a Child Registration Form?
Yes, Please refer to Child Registration Form, under Children's Ministry on the Menu.
What safety protocols can I expect the Children's Ministry to follow?
All church staff and volunteers who serve with the Children's Ministry are trained biennially to comply with Bethel Child Protection Policies.
What are the service times for childcare?
Sunday Morning 10:45 until 12:00 noon.
What is the dress code?
The dress code is casual. Even our pastor often wears jeans and a sports shirt in the pulpit. Ladies wear slacks, jeans, skirts, or dresses.
What kind of security is there?
Bethel has a security team (plainclothes) to insure your safety and also exterior cameras for added security.
What is the Gospel message?
The Gospel message is that mankind can be saved from the penalty of their sin and receive eternal life in Heaven with God through believing in the death, burial, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ.
How to become a Christian?
ADMIT - that you need a savior and are willing to turn from your sins.
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God. (Romans 3:23)
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. (Romans 6:23)
BELIEVE - that Christ died and rose again so that you could be saved.
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8)
For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. (Romans 10:13)
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. (Romans 10:9)
CONFESS - that Jesus Christ is your Lord and Savior.
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. (Romans 10:9-10)
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. (John 3:16)
What is Baptism?
From the Bethel Bylaws: Baptism is an ordinance and act of worship whereby a believer demonstrates his obedience to the Lord. Upon profession of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, the believer is to be immersed in water in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit as a symbol of his fellowship with the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ, and his commitment to live and walk in newness of life. Baptism shall be by immersion and be administered by the pastor, his designee, or whomever the church shall authorize. From the Baptist Faith and Message: Christian baptism is the immersion of a believer in water in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. It is an act of obedience symbolizing the believer’s faith in a crucified, buried, and risen Saviour, the believer’s death to sin, the burial of the old life, and the resurrection to walk in newness of life in Christ Jesus. It is a testimony to his faith in the final resurrection of the dead.
What is the Lord's Supper?
From the Bethel Bylaws: The Lord’s Supper is an ordinance of Jesus Christ for His Church. It is to be administered by the church to commemorate the body and blood of Jesus who was given as a sacrifice for the sins of man. Any person who has established a personal relationship with God by grace through faith alone in Jesus Christ alone may participate, regardless of church affiliation. The church and the pastor shall mutually agree on the frequency, preparation, and implementation of this ordinance. From the Baptist Faith and Message: The Lord’s Supper is a symbolic act of obedience whereby members of the church, through partaking of the bread and the fruit of the vine, memorialize the death of the Redeemer and anticipate His second coming.
What do you do to grow and disciple kids?
We have Bible classes for children of all ages. Refer to Welcome > Ministries > Children’s Ministry on menu.
How is the church governed?
(Constitution of Bethel Baptist Church, ARTICLE II, Section 1. ) Polity: The government of this church is vested in the membership of the church as guided by the leadership of the Holy Spirit. All internal groups created, selected, elected, appointed, and empowered by this church shall report to and be accountable only to this church body. Bethel is subject to the control of no other ecclesiastical body, but it recognizes and sustains the privilege of cooperation that is common among Southern Baptists.