12/24 This is what God wants from you Mark 10:21, 1 John 3:16-19 12/25 Ask God to help you be chaste 1 Corinthians 6:18-19 12/26 Remember this passage Mark 8:34-37 12/27 To the Holy, all things are holy Titus 1:13-16 12/28 God loves you freely Ephesians 2:4-5 12/29 Why do you worry so, Trust in God Matthew 6:25-34 12/30 Be a doer of the gospel, nor merely a hearer Matthew 7:21-28


The Courtesy Committee would like to thank you for your continuous patronage of our 37th Annual Church Calendar sale. Mrs. Ella Simmons continues to be our outstanding salesperson, selling over 150 calendars, and Mr. Gerald Prophet for 50 calendars and Ads. We are grateful for her unselfish service. Courtesy Committee members will distribute the calendars before and after the worship service to the loyal members who continue to support our annual calendar sale. Thank you again for your support


THANK YOU: To Pastor Laffoon, Rev. Rochelle and the entire Bethel Family: Our family will be forever grateful for the beautiful home going service you hosted for Earl. The music, scriptures and remarks……everything was a wonderful tribute. Thank you so much for all of your love and support. Mrs. Carol Selby & Family THANK YOU: To Rev. Laffoon, ministerial staff and my Bethel family. Thank you for your prayers, cards and other expressions of sympathy during the loss of my sister/aunt, Mrs. Olla Craig. Having a loving, caring church family is truly a blessing! Sis. Eloise Powell and Sis. Beverly Read More …


THANK YOU: Pastor Laffoon, Rev. Rochelle, Rev. Thelma, Stewardess Boards 1, 2 & 3 and Class Leaders: God bless each and everyone of you for your prayers. Sis. Georgia Hemphill TO PASTOR, THE MINISTERIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF AND THE BETHEL CHURCH FAMILY: I have no words to say what the last twenty years have meant to me. I will never forget the place where I first met Jesus for myself. I never looked at my job as a job but a ministry that has shaped and matured me to who I am today. I have no clue as to what Read More …


12/17 Pray everyday to be worthy of God’s gift of salvation Jeremiah 17:14 12/18 Seek to know Jesus Christ with all your heart Acts 17:26-27 12/19 Wise men still seek Him Matthew 2:1-11 12/20 No one comes to the Father except through Christ Mark 16:15-16 12/21 Respond to God’s revelation with faith & obedience Romans 1:16-25 12/22 You can’t have Christ without Church Revelation 21:2-9 12/23 The risen Christ says Receive the Holy Spirit John 16:13, 20:22


To Pastor Laffoon, Rev. Williams, Rev. Rochelle, the Young Adult Ministry along with the entire Bethel Family: Great Lakes Bay Health Centers would like to extend our sincere gratitude for the recent opportunities in which we have been able to partner with Bethel in hosting the successful Parent/Youth Symposium as well as your participation in our World Aids Day community event held last week. We are committed to focusing on reducing health disparities in our community by implementing educational and prevention strategies to improve health outcomes. Sis. Angelia Williams and Staff, on behalf of Dr. Brenda Coughlin, President & CEO


We will be celebrating a service of baptism on Sunday, December 30th during morning worship. If you, a loved one, friend or family member would like to be baptized, please fill out an application with the church office by Sunday, December 3rd.


The Male Chorus will rehearse on December 10th & 17th at 7:30 p.m. The Bethel Voices will rehearse December 11th & 18th at 6:15 p.m. The Bamecians will rehearse December 11th & 18th at 7:15 p.m. The Youth Mass Choir will rehearse Wednesday, December 12th & 19th at 6:00 p.m. Chancel Choir every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise directed. Bowman Gospel Chorus will rehearse on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 8th at 12:30 p.m. The Millennial Choir will rehearse on December 12th at 5:30 p.m