FEED MY SHEEP FOOD CO-OP MINISTRY
This ministry allows families in the congregation and the community to purchase wholesome and affordable foods on a monthly basis. Volunteers are needed on food distribution days, which are typically the last Saturday in each month. (Check the Sunday bulletin for additional details). Feed My Sheep is a part of Angel Food Ministries, a national non-denominational, non-profit organization dedicated to providing grocery assistance.
Since 1996, Big Bethel has been in partnership with the Cathedral of Saint Philip Episcopal Church to build houses for low-income families. Every spring, we provide labor and financial support to this ministry. This is a great seasonal opportunity for Christian service and fellowship. Building generally begins in March.
The Juvenile Justice Ministry provides opportunities for volunteer service that assists young people who are in state custody, through incarceration and/or foster care. The major initiative of this ministry in the Ark of Safety DFACS Visitation Center, which provides supervised visits between birth parents and foster children. Church volunteers serve as observers during the visits, which are held on Tuesdays.