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Safe Church

Safe Church Ministry is:

1. As a community of Christ-followers, we want to foster
an environment where the value of each person is
honored. Where our members and guests feel safe,
both physically and emotionally.

2. We want to be a place where each person can
experience the love, compassion, healing, and
forgiveness that God pours out on us in Jesus Christ.

3. We want to be a congregation where all can worship
and grow in our faith, free from abuse. Where those
who have been victimized by abuse, and their
abusers, find compassion and support in their journey
toward healing.

4. We want Bethel to be a church that protects and
supports the value and dignity of each person,
especially the most vulnerable among us, and to be a
church that makes every effort to prevent abuse in our

Safe Church Team Members: (updated 5/23/23)
Mary Kreun, Huck Tinklenberg, Jackie Tinklenberg, Kayla Vande Kamp, and Terry Tinklenberg