If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed,

ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove

hence to yonder place; and it shall remove;

and nothing shall be impossible unto you.

Matthew 17:20

 

Located at:

3940 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Cleveland -  Ohio 44105



 

Senior Pastor

The Senior Pastor is the spiritual leader and shepherd of the congregation. The Senior Pastor encourages and works towards an organized process in the life and work of the church along with other spiritual and ministry leaders. The Senior Pastor is responsible for providing spiritual oversight to the spiritual leaders and the congregation through the preaching and teaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ while upholding the mission of Bethany Christian Church.

Elders

Elders are spiritual leaders appointed by the Senior Pastor to jointly oversee the affairs of the congregation. The Elders share the duties and responsibilities of the church along with the Senior Pastor as set forth by the scriptures and the Constitution and By-laws of Bethany Christian Church.

     

Ministers

Ministers are clergy persons whose ordinations or licenses have been recognized by the Senior Pastor. Ministers may also include persons who are being prepared for licensure or ordination having acknowledged their call to ministry and in some cases pursuing seminary education. Ministers are spiritual leaders who are faithful and active members of the church. 

     
Deacons

Deacons are spiritual leaders appointed by the Senior Pastor to serve those in need and to assist the Senior Pastor in the proclamation of the Gospel and the administration of the sacraments.  Deacons undergird and support the Pastor at all times.  Deacons provide guidance, leadership, encouragement and enhance the spiritual growth of the church as well as the community.  Deacons prepare and serve communion, minister to the sick and shut-in, and bereaved members.

       

General Board

The General Board is responsible for receiving reports from ministers, officers, and the various ministries of Bethany Christian Church.  The General Board is responsible for conducting all legal business matters of the congregation and carrying out other responsibilities as defined by the Constitution and By-laws of Bethany Christian Church.

   

Music Ministry

The Music Ministry ushers the people of God into the presence of the Lord so that God's word goes forth with clarity and boldness. The Music Ministry consists of the Early Morning Choir, Male Chorus, Mass Choir, Praise Team, Young Adult /Youth Choir, musicians and directresses. 

     

Ministry Leaders

Ministry leaders are members of the congregation appointed by the Senior Pastor with the responsibility of initiating and coordinating the program and work of the church. Ministry leaders also provide spiritual, social, and service opportunities for the church.