Bethel In-reach and Community Outreach Ministries

Acolytes MINISTRY

Brenda Brown/Margo Koger

This ministry uses young children as candle lighters at the beginning and end of each worship service.  This provides young church members with another opportunity to participate in the Sunday morning worship service.

AME Women’s ministry

Ella Richburg

The Women’s ministry is a fellowship through which African Methodist Episcopal women can enhance their sense of belonging to the church through discipleship, outreach, comradeship, and fellowship, especially with other women.

Boys Scouts

To be announced

The purpose of scouting programs is to provide leadership development while building courage, confidence and godly character.

Debutantes-Masters Commission

Crystal Tolbert

This ministry introduces young people to Christian society and celebrates their transition to adulthood reinforced through Christian education.

Education and Promotion Ministry

Patrice Bryant/Lynn Hutto

This ministry strives to recognize and reward the academic achievement of BC members from elementary age through adulthood.  The program gives awards for graduation and other academic achievements as well as counsel youth about higher education opportunities. The ministry also provides limited financial assistance to church members who desire to attend institutions of higher learning with scholarships.

girls scouts

Marilyn Johnson

The purpose of scouting programs is to provide leadership development while building courage, confidence and godly character.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS Ministry

Wilma White/Dr. Dennis Wilson

The health and wellness ministry promotes good health education and awareness and assists individuals in becoming active participants in their own health maintenance.

MARRIED COUPLES MINISTRY

Deanna Taylor/David Taylor

The purpose of the married couples’ ministry is to strengthen and build Godly marriages through biblical teachings, principles, and fellowship.

Membership and Evangelism Commission

Nathaniel Brown/Rev. Caesar Richburg

The purpose of this ministry is to disciple new members into the church. A series of classes are offered to new members to orient them to the church polity, the structure, and ministries.

MILITARY FAMILIES Ministry

Gerri Wise

The purpose of this ministry is to know and recognize, to celebrate military members and their families and to become aware of their needs as well as provide opportunities for fellowship with the church community.

Missions and Welfare/Outreach

Patricia Jenkins

This ministry focuses on the community and how the church can help improve the lives of those in need of assistance.  The Mission’s offering provides some funding for assistance and to helps to bring needed social programs to the community, such as campaigns against crime and drug abuse.

Sons of Allen

Kenard Dubose

The Sons of Allen/Men’s Club is a fellowship through which African Methodist men can enhance their sense of belonging to the church, develop manpower in the congregation, and become recruiters of other men for discipleship and enhance the ministry, comradeship, and fellowship of the church.

Transportation Ministry

Ekeman Montgomery/Kenard Dubose

The purpose of this ministry is to provide transportation for church members and community members to enable them to access programs, events, or services.  Transportation is often provided to seniors, the youth ministry and general congregation, both locally and for out of town purposes.

WOMEN”S MISSIONARY SOCIETY

Patricia Jenkins

The purpose of the YPD is to (1) provide meaningful youth training programs in all areas of church life for the participation in the total mission of the church to include youth retreats, vacation bible school, Church School, recreational trips, Super Bowl of Caring, special projects; (2) to provide specific training to increase knowledge of the A.M.E. history and the scriptures and (3) to provide opportunities for leadership experience.

Young People & Children’s Division 

Eulela Flemming

The purpose of the YPD is to (1) provide meaningful youth training programs in all areas of church life for the participation in the total mission of the church to include youth retreats, vacation bible school, Church School, recreational trips, Super Bowl of Caring, special projects; (2) to provide specific training to increase knowledge of the A.M.E. history and the scriptures and (3) to provide opportunities for leadership experience.