Pastoral

Bethlehem Church is committed to providing patoral service to the body of Christ and the communities it serves.

 

You will experience inspiring messages that will draw you closer in your relationship with Jesus and will be challenged to become involved in various areas of ministry, identifying and utilizing your spiritual gifts that God will use to build up the church.  

 

Our pastoral ministry includes servant leadership including visits with the infirmed in the community and area hospitals and care facilities who are unable to attend church services regularly. 

 

Our Senior Pastor Tim Heath interacts with all age groups, from the youngest to the oldest. You will be welcomeed and encouraged to join the  fellowship and become involved in God's work. 

 

Senior Pastor Tim Heath and his wife Gail began their role in ministry at Bethlehem on 6-19-16. We look forward to seing God work in and through us as we continue to actively seek God's leadership and direction and remain obedient to the call to accomplish the mission and purpose that God has called us to. 

 

 

Nursery Ministry

The Nursery Ministry is dedicated to providing loving care to your infants and toddlers during functions on our campus. Our desire is to provide a service to the parents of small children so they can participate in other ministries and outreach functions without the worry of arranging for child care during that time. While in the care of our Nursery staff, your children will receive loving care and and exposure to brief sessions of teaching and videos that are designed to captivate them with stories from the Bible and character building principles.

Sunday School Ministry

Our Sunday School hour begins at 10:00 am on Sunday morning. Classes provide an opportunity for young and old alike to learn and share God's Word from Genesis through Revelation. The setting in each classroom is designed for the particular age group so the students and teachers are in an environment that will foster attention to God's Word which is presented with age based curriculum. 

 

We extend a welcome to you and would like to see you in Sunday School each week!

Youth Ministry

The Youth Ministry is generally divided into three groups to more appropriately address the needs of specific age groups. At times all groups may meet together to participate in joint activities that may include their parents as well. 

 

The Youth Groups meet weekly on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM in the Learning Center

Activities designed to teach Biblical truths are prepared which challenge our youth to be more than hearers of the Word but to get out and do it. Opportunities are offered for the youth to participate in outreach in the community and surrounding areas. 

Ladies' Auxiliary Ministry

The Ladies' Auxiliary meets on the second Monday each month at 7:00 PM.

 

Our ladies respond graciously to various needs in the church and community and prepare and serve meals to bereaved families whose loved one has passed away. 

 

Ladies are invited to attend and become a part of the ladies' ministry at Bethlehem.

Men Up

Men Up is a meeting for all men from college age and above. Men Up will help equip you to become more of the man God designed you to be.  All sessions will be open to men who are at least college age.  Select sessions will be available for men to be joined by their teenaged sons.  

Senior Adult Ministry

Our Senior Fellowship Ministry meets monthly on the fourth Thursday at 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

 

Following the meal, a speaker shares from God's Word and special music is provided.

 

At Bethlehem, our Seniors are not considered too old to be involved.  We rely on them as mentors, counselors, encouragers, and prayer warriors for the younger generations who carry on the various ministries.

 

Senior adults are invited to attend and become a part of this ministry. 

Deacon's Ministry

The Deacons meet monthly on the first Thursday of each month for prayer and to review and respond to benevolent needs within the church membership and the surrounding communities. 

Please inform one of the deacons if you become aware of a benevolent need that should be addressed or if you or a family member is sick, hospitalized, or have any visitation needs.

 

Stanley Craft - Chairman

669 Cypress Creek Rd.

Richlands, N. C. 28574

910-324-5915  home

910-330-0607  cell

 

John Grayson Craft

708 Cypress Creek Rd.

Richlands, NC 28574

910-324-3304

910-934-6258

 

Byron Fountain

168 Cyrus Futrell Rd

Chinqupain, N. C. 28521

910-324-5016  home

910-389-4078 cell

byronfountain@centurylink.net

 

Charles Fountain

2974 Catherine Lake Rd.

Richlands, NC 28574

910-330-6351

cfvette75@yahoo.com

 

Sherwood Fountain  

1746 Fountaintown Rd.

Chinquapin, N. C. 28521

910-324-3018  home

910-358-2046  cell

 

Vernie Fountain

205 Cyrus Futrell Rd.

Chinquapin, NC 28521

910-324-5817 home

910-389-3854 cell

verniefountain@centurylink.net

 

Jan Jones 

2081 S NC 111 Hwy.

Chinquapin, NC 28521

910-324-5937 home

910-260-0237 cell

 

Music and Media Ministry

The Bethlehem Music & Media Ministry is comprised of:

1. Bethlehem Adult Choir

2. Bethlehem Youth Choir (occasionally)

3. Crossroads Fellowship Community Choir (occasionally)

3. Bethlehem Ensembles

5. Narrators, Vocalists - Solists, Duets, Quartets

6. Instrumentalists

7. Media - Sound, Video, Light, Website Technicians

8. Worship Leaders and Directors

9. Invited Groups and Vocalists (occasionally)

10. Recorded media delivery to shut ins.

11. Website technicians.

  

The Music and Media Ministry Team is committed to the mission and purpose of Bethlehem Church and strives to meet the challenge by:

  

Leading

Selecting music and media with words and themes that direct one to reflect personally on their relationship with God, their sin and their need for a Savior, the redemptive work of Christ, His victory over death and His resurrection and ascension into Heaven where He prepares for our meeting in eternity.

 

Encouraging team membership in maintaining a winsome personal witness wherever they go that fosters opportunities to share and explain God’s grace and mercy to anyone who is searching and in need of the Savior.

 

Uniting

Identifying, soliciting and encouraging those within the body who are gifted with musical and technical gifts to actively participate by offering their gift back to the Lord for the edification of the body. 

 

Expanding the work beyond the walls of the auditorium by:

1.  Making available and delivering audio and/or video recordings of each worship service and each adult Sunday School session when desired, and preparing works for presentation in other venues.

2.     Occasionally offering opportunity for other area church choir members to join in fellowship to participate in seasonal projects. (Crossroads Fellowship Community Choir)

3.   Preparing ensembles, quartets, duets, soloists to be available to respond to invitations to minister locally and the surrounding communities. 

 

Empowering

Offering opportunities for the team’s spiritual, musical, and technical development.

 

Maintaining personal accountability in the team for being personally and jointly prepared spiritually, musically and technically to the best of our ability.

 

Bringing Honor & Glory to God – Worshiping

Our main purpose is not to entertain or display individual or choral talent. It is the blending of many talents for communicating spiritual truths through the medium of music and providing inspiration, warmth, and unity to a service which results in praise and worship of Almighty God, while avoiding attracting attention to ourselves.

Trustee Ministry

The Trustee Ministry serves the Church body with efficient and effective management and maintenance of the church buildings and property. Your input and suggestions for any improvements or safety concerns are appreciated. Contact Trustee Chairman Danny Walton with your comments.

Usher Ministry

Our Ushers welcome the opportunity to greet you as you arrive and assist with accessing the premises. They will be happy to assist you in locating various functions on campus. Please do not hesitate to ask for assistance when needed. We are happy to serve. 

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Contact Us

Bethlehem Church

2106 S NC 111 Hwy

Chinquapin, NC 28521

Phone: 910-552-5044

Or use our contact form.

Where We Are Located

We are located one mile West from the Onslow/Duplin County line on NC 111 at its intersection with Fountaintown Road in Duplin County, North Carolina.

 

From Jacksonville, NC at Hwy 24/258 at NC 53, travel 5 miles northeast on 24/258 to NC 111. Turn left onto NC 111 and travel west 10 miles. Bethlehem Church will be on your left just west of the intersection of NC 111 and Fountaintown Road. 

 

From Beulaville, NC travel East on NC 24 for 3.4 miles. Turn right on Fountaintown Road and travel to stop sign. Bear left at stop sign and continue on Fountaintown Road to stop sign. Bethlehem Church will be visible to your right from the crossroads. 



Regular Hours

Sunday Schedule

Sunday School    10:00am

Sunday Worship  11:00am

 

Wednesday Night Schedule

Youth Meetings    6:45 pm

Adult Bible Study 7:00 pm

Choir Rehearsal  8:15 pm

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