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The Bethel Historical Committee is in the process of updating Bethel's early history. What follows is a compilation of information gathered from a variety of sources, including past Founder's Day programs. The Committee invites Bethel members,…

Prepared by the Church research committee in 1938. Committee includes: Luana Riley, Florence Louis Mileam, Clara Anderson Allen, Mary Blackburn Jones and Albert R. Lee, chairman.


At a Church Conference and Get-together held at Bethel AME Church, July 14, 1938, there arose a discussion of the early history of the Church. In consequence, Rev. Thomas H. Stoner, the pastor, appointed a Committee on Church…