BETHANY CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Disciples of Christ)
At the crossroads since 1840
PO Box 156, 8126 NC Highway 306 South, Arapahoe, North Carolina 28510.
Our highest aspiration is to love God with our whole beings and to love our neighbors as ourselves.
Our mission is to enable people to know Christ and to strengthen their personal relationships with Him.
Sunday School Assembly: 9:45 A.M.
Sunday School: 10:00 A.M.
Worship: 11:00 A.M.
Chairman of the General Board, John Beeman, Jr. firstname.lastname@example.org
Communications Director, Mac Harris: email@example.com
Website Administrator, Meredith Beeman: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Website Administrator, Mac Harris: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Website Administrator, Melissa Watson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Webmasters: Nora Harris, email@example.com and Chris Mounsey, firstname.lastname@example.org, VerseOne Technologies, Ltd., London, United Kingdom
ABOUT THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST)
We are Disciples of Christ,
a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world.
As part of the one body of Christ,
we welcome all to the Lord’s Table
as God has welcomed us.
–Disciples of Christ Statement Of Identity
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), while founded on American soil in the early 1800s, is uniquely equipped to live up to its identity that it is a “movement for wholeness in a fragmented world.” The denomination was born in the 1800s, and continues to be influenced by its founding ideals of our unity in Christ with openness and diversity in practice and belief.
The Vision of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
To be a faithful, growing church, that demonstrates true community, deep Christian spirituality and a passion for justice.
– Micah 6:8
The Mission of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
To be and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ, witnessing, loving and serving from our doorsteps “to the ends of the earth.”
– Acts 1:8
The Confession of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
As members of the Christian Church,
We confess that Jesus is the Christ,
the Son of the living God,
and proclaim him Lord and Savior of the world.
– The Preamble to The Design of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
The church is identified with the Protestant “mainstream” and is widely involved in social and other concerns. Disciples have supported vigorously world and national programs of education, agricultural assistance, racial reconciliation, care of the developmentally disabled and aid to victims of war and calamity.