Sunday, October 2, 2022
Bethel AME Church
Groundbreaking Held for South L.A. Affordable Housing Complex
August 4, 2022
Unhoused individuals will have an opportunity to live in a residence when the new Bethel Manor Apartments open by 2024. ... read more »
Providence Mayor Forms Reparations Commission
March 1, 2022
Providence's mayor announced a city commission on reparations Monday as he and community leaders laid out their plans for the next phase in the Rhode Island capital city's efforts to atone for its role in Black slavery, systemic racism and the mistreatment of Native Americans. ... read more »
Words of the Week – The Promise of Spirit Walking
January 26, 2022
Walk in the Spirit of God’s purpose, promise and provision because it is only in the spirit, that you can make it. ... read more »
Words of the Week: What Really Matters – Friends Matter
October 20, 2021
This is the third sermon in a series entitled, “What Really Matters: Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic.” During the pandemic, we discovered that faith, family and friends matter. ... read more »
Black Clergy Leader, Rev. Dr. Sylvester Beaman, Delivers Historic Inaugural Benediction
January 28, 2021
“We need a president who is after the heart of God,” Rev. Dr. Sylvester Beaman, of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Delaware, told NBC News. “In these terrible times, if anybody can bring healing and reconciliation to a divided country, if we give him room to work, Joe Biden can be that person,” Rev. Beaman continued. ... read more »
Celebrating 100 Years of Life! Ross “Doc” Johnson
September 3, 2020
Born September 2, 1920 ... read more »
Bethel AME Salutes Pastor and Wife’s Decade of Service
September 12, 2018
The members of Bethel AME Church will celebrate a decade of service by Pastor Kelvin and First Lady Jacquelyn Calloway with three events at their campus located at 7900 S. ... read more »
LAM Sponsors ‘Theology in the Hood’ Revival
January 17, 2018
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches (LAM) will sponsor the 7th Annual ‘Theology in the Hood’ Revival and Civic Engagement Symposium as part of its ongoing effort to address issues impacting the faith and urban communities. ... read more »
Velma L. Oden, First Lady of Bethel AME – Oxnard, Passes
December 22, 2016
Velma Lee Oden, first lady of Bethel AME Church in Oxnard, passed away December 11, following a long illness. She was 78 years old. A celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, ... read more »
The Orlando Tragedy – Don’t Hate Dem Haters
June 30, 2016
Scripture: Matthew 27:15-26 The June 17 anniversary of the massacre of the nine persons slain while attending Bible study at Mother Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, ... read more »
An Easter Message – The Resurrection Hope
March 24, 2016
Scripture: 1 Cor. 15:12-22 While pastoring in Kansas City some years ago, I served as co-chair of what became a nationally acclaimed End of Life program entitled “Compassion Sabbath.” The program was sponsored by the Center for Practical Bioethics aimed at increasing the quality of spiritual care provided by faith leaders to their congregants at the end of their lives. ... read more »
Whole Lot of Shaking Going On
July 15, 2015
Scripture: Revelation 11:1-19 In chapter 11 of John’s revelation, he is given a ruler or a reed like a rod to measure the temple of God, ... read more »

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