Lake Baptism Photos

Lake Baptism Photos

Bethel celebrated its annual lake baptism service last Sunday at Marquette Beach. Though it was an unseasonably chilly evening and the waves were turbulent, nearly 200 people came to celebrate those who chose to profess their faith in Christ through … Continue reading

Gary Campus Soft Launch

Gary Campus Soft Launch

The Gary campus staff and launch team celebrated the soft launch of the Gary campus on Sunday, July 20, and it was a resounding success. While the congregation consisted mostly of launch team members and their families, a few families from … Continue reading

Cedar Lake Building Update

Cedar Lake Building Update

With all of the excitement of the Gary and Hobart/Portage campuses lately, we wanted to let you know that we haven’t forgotten about the Cedar Lake building project. Finishing touches are being made to the plans, and the building permit process … Continue reading

Baptisms on the Lake

Baptisms on the Lake

Our annual lake baptism service is this Sunday, July 27, at Marquette Beach in the Miller neighborhood of Gary. The service begins at 6pm but we encourage families to go early, spend the day at the beach, and conclude their day by … Continue reading

Monthly social event for Deaf community

Monthly social event for Deaf community

Bethel’s Deaf Ministry has many opportunities for the Deaf to get involved. Monthly socials are one of these opportunities. The social offers a time for the Deaf to get together and socialize, be encouraged, and just have fun. Activities include movie … Continue reading

Bethel/Central Baptist Merger

Bethel/Central Baptist Merger

Over the past few months we’ve been in conversation with a church in the Hobart/Portage area. This church is Central Baptist Church of Hobart. This past May, Pastor David Webb of Central Baptist contacted Pastor Steve. These men met and discussed the idea … Continue reading

2nd Saturday

2nd Saturday

The 2nd Saturday of every month is a church work day. Join us on July 12 at the Gary campus (225 W 5th Ave) and use your talents to help prepare the building for the July 20 soft launch! We will meet … Continue reading

New Issue of Bethelgram Available

New Issue of Bethelgram Available

Our latest issue of Bethelgram, a bimonthly publication that takes an inside look at the life of Bethel Church, is available now. If you did not receive one at church, stop by the Information Kiosks at either campus this weekend … Continue reading

Guest Reception

Guest Reception

If you are new to Bethel, you’re welcome to our Guest Reception after either service on Sunday, July 20. You’ll meet some of our pastors and staff and will have a chance to ask any questions about Bethel. Refreshments will be … Continue reading

Elder/Deacon Candidates

Elder/Deacon Candidates

There are 12 men under consideration for the offices of Elder and Deacon. Each candidate must fit the requirements outlined in the following Scripture passages: 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9 for Elders, and Acts 6:3 and 1 Timothy 3:8-13 for … Continue reading