JOIN A MINISTRY

Berean is passionate about serving our communities through relational ministry. We want to share the love of Jesus through our partnerships, generous giving, practical use of our talents and time and through our various outreach ministries.

Discover Your Gifts to Serve — FREE Online
Spiritual Gifts Test

 


MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Adventurers are actually Pre-Pathfinders. We are part of the “Village” of raising Christian kids for Christ. Fun, Friendly, Fulfilling!

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
Children are the church of Today and Tomorrow. We URGENTLY must beat the Devil to their Minds and Hearts!

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Berean Christian Junior Academy provides a safe place for children to learn and grow. We are the first African American private school in Atlanta, GA providing quality Christian education since 1906

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
Being a part of Berean Christian Junior Academy feels like family. Together with Christ, we can achieve the extraordinary!

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
We safeguard the records of Atlanta Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church. We also provide support in Worship, Baptism and the Community.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
To provide support in Worship, Baptism and the Community.

Can I participate in your ministry virtually, or from home? · Clerk Moderators can support this part of the Ministry from home.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Welcome to a ministry that has amazing potential for sharing the message of Jesus and
the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The communication department shares
news and information with three primary groups of people: members of Berean church, our
conference communication department, and our local community.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”

Thank you for being interested in serving your church through this important ministry. By joining the communication department you can help ensure that members and the
community know what is happening at your church.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
The New Testament identifies the office of deacon with the Greek word deacons, from which the English “deacon” is derived. The Greek word is variously interpreted as “servant, minister, writer, attendant” and in Christian circles has acquired the specialized meaning now attached to
“deacon.” This best describes the role of a Deacon.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
To learn how to walk in the shoes of Jesus and demonstrate your love for others by serving the people of God.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Provide Emblems to our sick & shut members, make calls & prepare for communion each quarter.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
The Deaconess is called to a very sacred and important responsibility. In the work we are brought very close to the church membership, being especially helpful in time of sickness and need. We should be an example of spiritual and matrimonial harmony and success among believers and non-believers.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
The Berean Board of Elders are responsible for the spiritual nurture and care of those members in the church. The elders will assist the pastoral team on the leadership and administration of the church.

FAMILY LIFE MINISTRY WEBPAGE: https://atlantaberean.com/familylife

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Equipping church members with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to foster healthy Christian marriages and families. The goal is for all families to come to know and apply biblical and practical principles for growing their relationship with God and one another.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
Family Life Ministry disseminate a plethora of information that assists families in navigating their way through various challenges. Resources are available to help families be successful and thrive. Be the first to get information about Family Life Ministry initiatives and events.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Works with the Church Leadership and all Ministry Leaders to execute the mission of the church as it relates to the finances of the church.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
You have ideas on motivating our members to consistently support the church financially.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Greater Atlanta Adventist Academy cultivates academic, social, physical, and spiritual excellence through a Christ-centered education.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
GAAA students are enrolled in “A School of Excellence – Where Scholarship And Faith Meet” that provide strong academic courses and electives, exciting artistic and athletic programs, meaningful social, cultural, and spiritual programs where their lives are transformed through a daily encounter with Christ and are developed into well – rounded scholars.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Greeters Ministry is a ministry of Holy Spirit filled volunteers sharing the love of God with all worshipers with a smile and a warm greeting. A Greeter’s initial contact with the worshipers should set a pleasant tone for their worship experience.

The Greeter is always prepared to assist new worshipers in answering their questions and/or giving directions to areas within the church.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
To invite interested church members to join our team and to ensure the church body is aware the Greeter Ministry is fully active again.

Can I participate in your ministry virtually, or from home? · No
Can I participate in your ministry virtually, or from home? · Not yet. However our goal is to be live streaming soon.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
The media team provides support for in-person and streamed services to further the gospel to the congregation in the church building and beyond.
The Greeter is always prepared to assist new worshipers in answering their questions and/or giving directions to areas within the church.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
If you have an interest in visual media, technology, or are just looking for a place to serve we need you!

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
The music ministry exists to teach us of the Gospel of Christ in song and its promises.
The music ministry enhances the worship experience and prepares the hearts of the people for the spoken word.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
You should sign up for this ministry because it seeks to make a difference in the lives of the congregation and the wider viewing audience from week to week through the living word of God in song!

Can I participate in your ministry virtually, or from home?
IVOB (Inspirational Voices)- Zoom meeting monthly

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Pathfinders are a worldwide organization for youth between 10-15, which offers grade appropriate leadership training, service opportunities, camping and survivorship excursions, and spiritual development.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
We focus on training youth for the kingdom.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Personal Ministry seek to serve others and making disciples of then. Our desire is to show hospitality to everyone and get every New member acclimated to their new Family of God.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
The Photography Team uses photography as a tool to enhance the multi-media ministries of the Berean SDA Church as it offers others a meaningful glimpse into the church’s character. They document the church services, various events, and activities the church puts together to provide a visual history of where Berean has been.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
To take photos of various church activities and events.

Can I participate in your ministry virtually, or from home? · Yes – you can help by tagging photos and helping to keep our Galleries organized. · Can use editors, and professional photographers able to

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Prayer Ministry integrates prayer into the total life of the church at all levels. A separate ministry provides an opportunity for the church to be more intentional about prayer.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
Prayer is a vital part of Christian ministry…”Prayer is a necessity in our labor for the salvation of souls. God alone can give the increase of the seed we sow.”

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Sabbath School is the church at study promoting spiritual growth and development. We also provide Christ-centered fellowship and opportunities for community outreach.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
If you love to study and discuss God’s word and enjoy planning Christ-centered fellowship opportunities and outreach, this is the ministry for you.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
Our ministry train people who are interested in photography & videography.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
Our program provides an innovative way for people to spread the gospel through photography & videography.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
We provide spiritual and physical support for the community. We also try to bring hope and support to the lost.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
I have the experience and commitment as well as compassion for this way of life.

Can I participate in your ministry virtually, or from home? · No – it’s primarily hands on work.

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
The Usher Ministry is the gate keepers of the church.

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
Need to recruit additional ushers to Minister and serve members on Sabbath. Covid-19 has really hit the Usher Ministry hard.

FAMILY LIFE MINISTRY WEBPAGE: https://atlantaberean.com/bwm/

MINISTRY DESCRIPTION
BW2W is sponsoring the ministry fair. We are encouraging each ministry to showcase/put the spotlight on their ministry so that church family and visitors can take the opportunity to sign up and serve. We really are “Better Together.”

“Why should I sign up for this Ministry?”
See above


Berean has been blessed on so many fronts with so many resources and not just financially. We have members who’ve been blessed with a myriad of talents and spiritual gifts. And we have you here now as our newly elected leadership team, elements that, when linked as a unit, are stronger together.

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

During the pandemic, Berean has:

  • Fed hundreds of families
  • Sheltered homeless people
  • Installed an elevator
  • Held four evangelistic meetings
  • Established a relationship with the South Caribbean Conference
  • Cut down two Magnolia trees that were damaging the building
  • Upgraded the media equipment
  • Installed lighting in the sanctuary Upgraded the church security system
  • Redecorated the parents’ suite
  • Created a family bathroom
  • Created a handicap-accessible bathroom in the parents’ suite
    Renovated the administrative area
  • Created an office for the clerks
  • Replaced the floor of the third-floor multi-purpose room
  • Honored Walter Pearson and dedicated the conference room in his honor
  • Given $17,000 to Berean Christian Junior Academy
  • Given $10,000 to Greater Atlanta Adventist Academy
  • Had 100 trees planted at the schools by Trees Atlanta
  • Replaced the HVAC system for the gym
  • Upgraded the security system at GAAA

THEME

We’ve adopted as our theme for the 2022-2023 term, “Stronger Together: See the Vision. Join the Mission.”

 

THE VISION

Our vision is that we see ourselves – we see Berean – as a means to not only be a physical destination for congregants who want to worship in person but also as the bridge to connect precious souls with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through various means of technology.

 

MISSION

Our mission as leaders is to:

  • Work together cohesively and creatively
  • Mold our various ministries to be relevant, to matter in people’s daily lives, both practically and spiritually.

 

GOALS

Some of our goals to enhance winning souls include:

    • Building our online community
    • Upgrading media equipment
    • Rebuilding our church members’ connectivity through each department/ministry
    • Rebuilding spiritual and social activities for our children, youth and young adults
    • Increasing BCDC, BCJA and GAAA exposure and enrollment
    • Increasing Berean Village residency
    • Feeding hungry families in the surrounding area and connecting them to our church, schools and child development center
    • Holding four evangelistic series each year
    • Increasing tithe giving
  • Raising funding to make structural repairs to the church and BOMC
  • Opening a free health clinic at the former conference office
  • Providing mental health support