This ministry seeks to help men and women love themselves and others through
the agape love of Jesus Christ. Individuals are encouraged to identify and
pursue their God-Given Purpose as well as address any obstacles in the
fulfillment of that purpose. Areas of focus include – Health and Welfare and
Spiritual Gift Development. To join this ministry, please call 212-860-1513.
Alabaster Women of Faith (AWOF)
A forum created for women to come together in large and small groups
to share life experiences, accountability and commitment to be women of virtue
and promise. For further information please call 212-860-7204.
A Single Purpose Ministry (ASPM)
A Single Purpose Ministry is for singles desiring to honor God by taking the
truth about who we are in Christ and making a practice of it in our daily
lives. We believe this can only be done with a community of Christ-followers.
Meetings are held monthly.
Audio, Visual & Media Ministry
This ministry meets the audio and video needs for all worship services
as well as our radio and television broadcasts. If you are interested in
joining the team or becoming a video announcement correspondent, please call at
Bethel Intercessory Prayer Task Force
The goal of this ministry to increase the prayer covering over our ministers,
members and overall ministry of the church through coordinated prayer efforts.
Additionally this group seeks to encourage the members of the Body of Christ at
Bethel to develop a disciplined prayer life and join in organized efforts to
intercede for the church as a whole. To become a part of the team please call
Becoming God’s Answer (formerly Bethel’s Voice)
Becoming God’s Answer is the communications department responsible for printing
publications for the Sunday morning worship services. We seek those with gifts
in writing, proof reading and design to support this ministry. If you’re
interested in this ministry, please call 212-860-6765.
Becoming God’s Answer Bookstore (BGAB)
This state of the art bookstore is open Tuesday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. –
7:00 p.m., Saturdays 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m., Sundays following both morning
worship services, and is closed on Mondays. BGAB offers a wide selection of
bibles, music, books and other resources that will enrich and power your
Christian walk. BGAB is your Christian resource specialist where customer
satisfaction is our major objective. To reach a customer service
representative, please call 646-215-6119.
Christian Education Ministry
This ministry offers Christian Education classes including Sunday School,
Vacation Bible School and small group Bible study programs that run on a weekly
basis. In addition, this ministry gives oversight to the Bethel Bible and
Missions Training Center which is in joint relations with Oral Roberts
University School of Life Long Learning. For more information please call the
Christian Education Department at 212-860-1621.
Computer Technology Center
This ministry offers training in the area of computer technology to the church
and the local community. Please call 646-215-6109 for further information.
Department of Youth Services
The Department of Youth Services (DYS), is a multi-faceted, preventive
program geared towards equipping youth and young adults with tools for success
in the areas of spiritual growth, sexual purity, purpose, interpersonal
relationships, artistic gifts, social and cognitive maturity, physical fitness,
discipline, leadership and community service.
The Department of Youth Services is comprised of:
To register your child to participate in any of these ministry activities or
for more information please call 646-215-6106, or to enroll in the Kub Klub
summer program please call 212-860-1520.
The I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Center which provides a comprehensive array of services that
include; youth fellowship services, art based components, and age-appropriate
NET.COM Partners outreach, efforts to capture young people in the community.
Lions’ Whelp Youth Kub Klub summer programs.
Evangelism and Outreach Ministry
All are invited to join the evangelists as they give leadership to
“Saturday Invasion” where we take the Gospel to the streets of Harlem as we
witness, share our testimonies and worship the Lord; leading people to the
saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. Saturday Invasion is held every Saturday
morning rain or shine. For more information, please call the Evangelism
Ministry at 646-215-6115.
Ezra N. Williams Research Library
The mission of the Library is to provide service and information to the entire
congregation of Bethel Gospel Assembly. Subjects include Religion, Philosophy,
African-American Studies, Psychology, Science & Health, Fiction, Biography,
Political Science, Economics, Educational Resources, Juvenile Literature, Young
Adult Fiction and Reference. Our hours of service are Monday, Thursday and
Friday, 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. For more information please call 212-860-1626.
This ministry caters special events held at the church, serves dinner to the
congregation on Sundays when there is afternoon service and prepares
continental breakfast every Sunday morning immediately following the 8:00
morning worship service. To serve in this ministry please call 646-215-6114.
This ministry is an extension of the Usher Board. A greeter’s role is to
welcome all visitors and members into the House of the Lord with a warm smile
and hospitable spirit. Greeter’s serve on Sundays before both morning worship
services. To become a greeter, please call 646-215-6134.
Lean on Me
This ministry has been established to support the core six ministries
through creating volunteer opportunities for our membership. Volunteers are
such an integral part of the ministry; undoubtedly without their service we
would not be able to meet the needs of our congregants and community. If you
desire to serve the Lord as a volunteer, please call 212-860-1513.
Married Couples Ministry
This ministry focuses on the married couples of the church and community, and
is geared to address their needs ranging from the relationship of husbands and
wives to the relationships that exist between parent and child. Engaged couples
are also invited to attend monthly meetings. The Married Couples Ministry meets
the 4th Friday of every month.
Men-N-Ministry and Brother-2-Brother
Men-N-Ministry is where men come to the place in their lives to become a voice
for God. A component of this ministry is Brother-2-Brother, a time when men
have Bible study, share testimonies, and words of encouragement.
Brother-2-Brother meets weekly on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. For more
information, please call 212-860-1519.
This support ministry of the assembly responsible for serving the guests of the
Office of the Bishop and the general assembly, handling the Bethel’s
relationship with the media and the public as well as ensuring a ministry
standard of excellence is achieved in all presentations of the Assembly. To
become a part of this ministry, please call 646-215-6155 or 6166.
Seniors With A Purpose (SWAP)
This ministry has emerged as a means by which our church ministers to
the needs of senior citizens both in our church and our community at large.
Events include regular Thursday fellowships from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and
many other services. For more information, please call 646-215-6132.
The Storehouse Development Group
This ministry brings together those who have a passion for fundraising
and seeks to increase the provision in the storehouse of BGA.. If interested,
please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
An usher is a doorkeeper who desires to ensure that all things in the
sanctuary are conducted in decency and in order. The Usher greets worshippers
on sacred ground and reflects that obligation with a greeting that is warm,
embracing, and in keeping with the Church’s motto. If interested in serving the
Body of Christ through this ministry, please call 646-215-6134.
Worship and the Arts Ministry
This branch of ministry is dedicated to using singing, interpretive
dance and drama as its primary method of sharing the gospel and lifting up the
name of Jesus Christ. If you desire to offer your gifts to the Lord in any of
these ministries please call 646-215-6124.
Beth-Hark Christian Care Center, Inc.
This program provides referrals for individual counseling; group and
family counseling; a resource referral network; training and seminars; job
placement services for clients; and a food pantry and soup kitchen ministry
which services approximately 1,500-2,000 families per year. To speak with a
counselor, please call 212-860-1523.
Christ Community Action Initiative (CCAI)
This ministry effectively advocates for those that have been
disenfranchised and underserved by the various secular agencies. The CCAI
resource team comes from various professions including educations, law, health
care and mental health care providers. CCAI also offers resource and referral
services to the community in the areas of employment. Please call 212-860-1520
to make an appointment. The CCAI office hours are Tuesday through Friday from
12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Soul Release Prison Ministry, Inc. (SPRM)
SRPM is a holistic outreach and crime prevention ministry committed to
ministering to ex-offenders and their families through encouragement, education
and empowerment. For further information please call 212-860-1627.