Sabbatical Month – Invest In Rest

by David Gregory

12 Then the Lord said to Moses, 13 “Say to the Israelites, ‘You must observe my Sabbaths. This will be a sign between me and you for the generations to come, so you may know that I am the Lord, who makes you holy. Exodus 31:12-13 If I was asked what is the most disregarded of all the ten commandments in our culture, I […]

The Unofficial Start Of Summer

by David Gregory

Happy Memorial Day! Welcome to the unofficial start of summer, though by the temperatures, we seem to be in full summer swing. I, for one, am glad of the warmth and all the green. This weekend our nation has set apart a day to remember those who have served and/or fallen in battle in our […]

Spring’s Role In Encouraging Our Faith

by David Gregory

Every year as March and April role around, we start to get antsy about leaving our dens and getting back out in the world and enjoying the creation God has given us. After several months of cold and snow, we long for the opportunity to get out and break loose of our cold weather gear […]

New Member Of The Oversight Team: Matt Adair

by David Gregory

For the last several months the Oversight Team has felt led to pursue adding additional members, especially in the capacity of helping the Equipping Team. As we’ve inquired of the Lord and discussed this we have decided to ask Matt Adair to join the Oversight Team as the fourth member of the Equipping Team. Matt […]

Meet David Gregory!

by Dave Willcock

Meet our new Ministry Team Facilitator – David Gregory! This July we’ll be saying goodbye to our Ministry Teams coordinator, Carly Mott, as she heads overseas to serve in India. Carly has done an excellent job serving our Ministry Teams through this time of transition and we will miss her greatly. As Carly moves into […]

Bethany Church Preaching Update for 2017

by Dave Willcock

In January the oversight team invited a group of gifted teachers from Bethany Church to gather for a time of worship, prayer, and discussion–specifically to listen to the Holy Spirit’s heart for Sunday morning teaching in the Word for 2017. The direction we received corporately was very clear, and we are responding to the Lord […]

Oversight Team Update 6.24.16

by Dave Willcock

In this update, we’d like to share with you all some of the work we’ve been doing with regard to making adjustment to roles on the Oversight Team as well as compensated leaders working at the church.  At the end of our recent season of self-evaluation, the Oversight Team came away from the process with […]

Jared Winger Transition

by Dave Willcock

One of the strengths of the decentralized leadership model at Bethany Church, where the responsibility of ministry and vision is shared by many, is our ability to make leadership transitions without major disruption to the church. However, there are some who have served prominently for extended periods of time and whose influence have been of […]

Oversight Team Update – Evaluation Time!

by Dave Willcock

It has only been 14 months since we instituted our new leadership model at Bethany Church whose framework is based on an Oversight Team that labors to maintain the health of the whole church family and Ministry Leadership Teams who are empowered to do the works of ministry in the church and community. This was […]

Mobile Children’s Check-In System

by Dave Willcock

Starting this week, you can check your children in right from your phone! Labels will print out and be ready for you to pick up when you arrive at the sanctuary. First, if you have not set up your SimpleChurch account, or downloaded the app to your phone, you can view our blog post HERE […]