Deacons

Deacon of Bethesda Christian Schools

Curt Henry

Oversee BCS budgets; Chair the school advisory team; Work alongside administrators to acquire new students and retain current students; Help to facilitate an atmosphere of excellence, camaraderie, and grace at BCS; Be a voice for teachers and parents by keeping a pulse on the culture of the school.

Deacon of Care

Dan Edwards

Oversee benevolence fund distribution; Facilitate the church’s involvement of meeting care needs, especially those outside the church.

Deacon of Children

Mike Stefanik

Oversee child security; Assist in identifying ministry needs and help with recruitment of volunteers; Lead encouragement of children’s workers.

Deacon of Community Groups

Nathan Johns

Coordinate and facilitate Community Groups; Get members and new people plugged into them; Provide encouragement, prayer, and training to Community Group leaders.

Deacon of Facilities

Eric Hampton

Recruit volunteers to assist the maintenance team; Lead set-up and tear-down of special events ( Food Truck Sunday, Open Park Day, etc.); Oversee Storage Barn; Coordinate B2B construction projects and set-up and tear-down.

Deacon of Finance

Steve Ringler

Oversee benevolence ministry; Oversee the process of invoice review and payment; Facilitate Finance Committee function; Assist the pastors in making financial decisions; Manage church investments.

Deacon of Hospitality

Tom Paschall

Lead the Guest Services ministry including the coffee carts; Facilitate communion (teams, supplies, cleanup); Identify ministry needs and recruit new volunteers.

Deacon of Media

David Roach

Lead Tech Ministry (audio, video, projection, lighting) and encourage those volunteers; Assist in identifying ministry needs and recruiting volunteers; Facilitate the move to a complete church management system.

 

Deacon of Mercy

Mark Forsythe

Coordinate The Storehouse volunteers; Connect members to We Heart Brownsburg; Help to cultivate a heart of mercy and compassion in our congregation.

Deacon of Missions

Rob Wachter

Chair the missions committee; Help pastors with assessment of current missionaries and potential new missionaries; Lead the vision of missions at Bethesda as communicated by the pastors.

Deacon of Oversight

Steve Busch

Hold other deacons accountable and help them; Act as chairman for business with outside entities; Assist with moderating deacon meetings and taking minutes; Oversee security of Worship Gathering, Oversee collection of offering at Worship Gathering.

Deacon of Prayer

Bill Bruno

Oversee all prayer teams; Lead a Worship Gathering prayer team; Recruit participants for prayer; Oversee management of prayer lists and prayer for Connect Cards.

Deacon of Widows

Jared Alsdorf

Develop a list of widows and lead a ministry to them (as outlined in 1 Timothy 5);  Lead a ministry to shut-ins; Recruit volunteers for these areas.