13 > Vulnerable & Disadvantaged > Veterans

Bethel Church will plan and implement multiple events and activities to bless local Veterans

Angela Hufford



  • Support, honor, and remember veterans through the organization, “Operation Thank You”:
  • Learn about the needs of local veterans by visiting the Columbia Basin Veterans Coalition:
  • Learn more about the battles veterans face by reading “Once a Warrior–Always a Warrior: Navigating the Transition from Combat to Home–Including Combat Stress, PTSD, and mTBI” by Dr. Charles W. Hoge: Buy
  • Read “After the War Zone: A Practical Guide for Returning Troops and Their Families” by Dr. Matthew J. Friedman: Buy
  • Examine online information about veterans and their needs at:


  • Pray for Bethel members to become more involved in the lives of local veterans
  • Pray for open doors to help meet the spiritual needs of veterans
  • Pray for local veterans who struggle with depression, anger, and suicidal thoughts
  • Pray peace for the families who have loved ones serving in the military
  • Pray protection and care over local military members currently serving around the world
  • Pray for wisdom about how to best help and support our local veterans


  • Form and lead a Veteran’s small group or bible study
  • Join the Bethel Veteran’s Support group that works to plan and complete events and activities for local veterans and their families, while helping them integrate into the Bethel body
  • Participate in a men’s outreach breakfast for Veterans
  • Help collect and mail care packages for active military members
  • Assist with a veteran’s focused work day (at Veteran’s individual homes, the Walla Walla Veteran’s Hospital, etc)
  • Help Bethel plan and carry out a Veteran’s Day program or activity
  • Help Bethel conduct pre-deployment workshops for military personnel


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