117 Maplewood Street, P. O. Box 1478, Bethany Beach, DE 19930, US

(302) 539-7444





  • Angel Tree - Supply Christmas gifts to local needy elementary school children
  • Backpacks - Supply backpacks filled with school supplies to local needy children
  • Beef Stew Drive - Collect cash donations from the congregation in order to provide protein in the form of tuna and beef stew to the local food pantries
  • Camp Arrowhead - Send local children to Camp Arrowhead for a week at the Episcopal camp
  • Clothing Our Kids - Support the local charity with donations of gently used clothing and financial support
  • CROP Walk to end world hunger
  • DE Hospice - Provide financial support
  • Diaper Drive - Support local pantries with donations of diapers
  • Emergency Financial Donations - specifically after disasters
  • Financial Support - Coordinate donations to other charitable organizations in the area
  • Food for Thought - Provide financial support to the local elementary schools to allow them to provide extra protein to needy children
  • Food Pantries - Collect and deliver food and personal care products to the local food pantries-also collect cash, shop and deliver to the food pantries
  • Habitat for Humanity - Provide financial support 
  • Thanksgiving Dinners - Collect food and gift cards to provide complete Thanksgiving dinners to local needy families
  • The Way Home - Provide financial support for the local prison ministry
  • Operation Seas the Day - Provide financial support
  • Quilts of Valor - Hand made quilts by members of St. Martha's are presented to wounded veterans during the farewell ceremony for the Annual "Operation Seas The Day" in Bethany  

Pastoral Care

  • Eucharistic Visitors
  • Greeting Cards
  • Prayer Circle
  • Transportation & Meals

International Students' Picnic



Mary Allen - Rector

Ron Kerchner - Sr. Warden

Building & Grounds*

Tina Edgar - Vestry Liaison 

Jim Karns - Coordinator

John McElvey - Coordinator

Christian Education/Formation

Ron Kerchner & Rick Legeer-Vestry Liaisons


Fellowship & Hospitality

Carol Ryan-Vestry Liaison

* Josie Legeer & Pat Long (coordinators)

  • 8:00 a.m. Coffee Hour:
  • 10:00 a.m. Coffee Hour
  • Dinner Groups:  Wincy Jackson & Carolyn Smith
  • Welcome Bags:  Bud Palmer & Mary Thormeyer


Ron Kerchner-Vestry Liaison  

Todd Stevenson-Treasurer

  • Budget - Dianne Burlew
  • Audit - Dianne Burlew
  • Tellers - Carl Long & Beth Maurer
  • Gifts/Memorial Bricks - Frank Bell & Terry Watson
  • LR Capital Improvements - Tina Edgar, John McElvey & Jim Karns
  • Stewardship - Bill Freund & Sharon Korody 
  • Fundraisers:  
    • Books Sales - Bill Ziegler
    • Bake Sales - Hospitality
    • Jumble - Pat Long
    • Golf Outing - Bill West
    • Boardwalk Sale-Mary Davis & Sue Mantegna 
  • Endowment - Don Boebel, Tina Edgar, Beth Maurer, Dave Moore (ex officio) & Jack Smith   


Donna Kent-Vestry Liaison  

*Fran McElvey-chairperson

  • International Students:  Bill Gay
  • UTO:  Bette Wade

Pastoral Care

Carol Ryan- Vestry Liaison

  • Pastoral Care:  Nancy Rojewski & Barbara Reardon
  • Food:  
  • Pastoral Care Transportation Team
  • Greeting Card Ministry:  Barbara Reardon


  • Bylaws - Tempe Steen
  • Personnel - Tempe Steen, Clem Edgar, Dianne Burlew & Jere Wise, Barbara Goebel
  • Strategic Planning - Ron Kerchner, Don Boebel, Barbara Reardon & Bill Freund  


Nancy Rojewski-Vestry Liaison

  • Liturgy & Worship:  Rev. Mary Allen & Bev Shubert
  • Worship Committee:  Rev. Mary Allen, Nancy Rojewski, Paul & Johann Ross, Beth Maurer, Dave Kemper, Diane Gay & Bev Shubert
  • Sacramental Wine:  Bev Shubert
  • Altar Guild:  Bev Shubert & Diane Gay
  • Altar Flowers:  Lee Moore & Deb Kerchner
  • Acolytes:  Nancy Rojewski
  • Scheduling:  Sandy Roberts & Beth Maurer
  • Greeters:  Paul & Johann Ross
  • Ushers:  Paul & Johann Ross
  • Readers:  Nancy Rojewski
  • Eucharistic Ministers:  Nancy Rojewski
  • Eucharistic Visitors:  Nancy Rojewski
  • Music/Choir:  Dave Kemper

Buildings and Grounds Committee