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Bell Shoals Church of Christ Ministries

Each of the congregation's ministries is handled by one of the Deacons' Committees. You will find links to those committees which have a page of their own. For a list of the Committees and their personnel see the Deacons Page HERE.

Bear-Makers supply the emergency room of the local hospital with little bears to comfort children who come there for medical attention

Benevolence Committee provides assistance to our members and those in community in need and hosts Community Outreach Events which include a weekly Food and Clothing Distribution each Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 P.M., an annual Back-2-School Health Fair and BackPack Giveaway and an annual Holiday Dinner & Gift Giveaway.

Bible Camp is held annually on Florida Bible Camp's site. The congregation provides a Camp Director for Week One of the camping season which is Bell Shoals and South Trail congregations' week. You can look at Florida Bible Camp's website HERE

Building & Grounds Committee sees to any repairs needed on the building, cares for the grounds, and does maintenance on a property which we own on Lithia Pinecrest road, Valrico.

Education Committee promotes the spiritual growth of every member by providing Bible Classes staffed by competent teachers—See details of our Bible Classes HERE.

Evangelism Ministry is focused on making visitors feel welcome and handles the distribution of brochures and tracts.

Fellowship Ministry conducts events to strengthen the fellowship of members of the congregation and the annual FALL FEST which is a community outreach event.

Ladies' Retreat in The Son: This is held yearly, usually in September or October. The 2015 event has already taken place but watch our website and Facebook for announcements of future events

Library has a large collection of religious, reference, and general interest books and a few novels. You can find the library located in the southeast corner of the Fellowship Hall building and visit its page HERE.

Men's Retreat: This is held yearly in February at Florida Bible Camp

Missions Ministry, part of the Evangelism Ministry, encourages communication with missionaries by members of the congregation. The Missions page lists the works which the congregation presently supports.

Planning & Building Committee is in charge of the congregation's vision for construction and development of the Lithia Pinecrest property.

Quilters make quilts which they send to Christian Home & Bible School at Mt Dora for distribution to orphans in their care, or to use in fund-raising.

Women IN God's Service, affectionately known as WinGS is the Women's program which organizes an annual Ladies' Day and a Retreat In The Son

Worship Committee prepares a monthly Work-Sheet for members with details of duties at each of the congregation's services. It also provides audio and Podcast coverage of the Sunday sermons which you can find at the Sermons-On-Line page.

Youth program holds a weekly dinner for its members, either at the church building or at a local Panera Bread restuarant. Tuesday Night Talks are held a couple of times a month at members' homes, and there are frequent external activities. Youth are also involved in monthly service projects. Look under Calendars for the Youth Calendar.