About Our Church
Our Mission is...
…to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Our Vision is...
…a church in unity reaching out to the community with the G.O.S.P.E.L.
What is the G.O.S.P.E.L.?
Bethel UMC Atlanta is comprised of a body of believers in the sovereignty of God the Father, the saving power of God the Son (Jesus), and the sustaining presence of God the Holy Spirit. We know that God is love (1 John 4:8) and that God loves you (John 3:16). We want to show you God’s love (John 13:34). The vision of Bethel UMC is to be “A church in unity reaching out to the community with the G.O.S.P.E.L.” The G.O.S.P.E.L. comprises our Ministry Areas where “the rubber meets the road.”
G. ood News Ministry– The main focus of the Good News Ministry is worship.
O. utreach Ministry – Bethel believes that the work of Christ cannot be done inside the walls of the church.
S. tudy Ministry – The Bible tells us “Study to show thyself approved (2 Timothy 2:15).”
P. rayer Ministry – The name Bethel is translated “House of God.”
E. vangelism Ministry – The last commandment of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew was to “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations.”
L. ove Ministry – Jesus charged us to love our neighbor as we love ourselves (Luke 10:27).