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Missions

Christian Life

In Bethel University's Christian Life Community, there are many opportunities to serve others both near and far.

several individuals work at a soup kitchen for the homeless

United Neighbors

The McKenzie branch of United Neighbors gives you the opportunity to help your immediate community with emergency food provisions for those in need around Bethel University.

United Neighbors
2455 Cedar Street
McKenzie, TN

Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9 AM-3 PM
  • Wednesday, 9 AM-noon

For more information or to volunteer, contact Virginia Cross at (731) 352-0547.

Ministerial Alliance

The Ministerial Alliance is a collection of 31 churches in Carroll and Benton counties that encourages worship, evangelism, and discipleship. Volunteering with the Ministerial Alliance, or Carroll-Benton Baptist Association includes leading ministry events ranging from International Missions to Vacation Bible School.

For more information or to volunteer, contact the Ministry Assistant Suzanne Cunningham at (731) 986-8818.

Community Engagement Programs

As a member of the Bethel Community, you have the unique opportunity to join one of the many Community Engagement Programs, including Freshman Good Works, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Servant Leaders, and more.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Bethel's Director of Community Engagement Garrett Burns at burnsg@bethelu.edu.

Mission Trip Opportunities

Bethel students who feel called to serve beyond their community have the unique opportunity to experience international missions that may take them to various corners of the world. Recent trips have drawn Bethel faculty, students, alumni, and friends to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, and Cuba.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Bethel's Director of Global Studies, Stacie Freeman, at freemans@bethelu.edu or visit the Global Studies page.