Bethel is not just a church; it is the connection to community. We are committed to growing Christ-centered relationships that are centered around God’s Word. That is why we encourage everyone to be a part of a small group where relationships are developed and nurtured through Biblical understanding.
All Sunday school classes begin at 9:30 AM
There is a class available for all age groups. Below is the list of available classes.
Toddlers & Two’s – Class meets in the Room 103 (East side of the Main Building)
Tiny Town (3-5 years – Preschool) – Class meets in the The Toy Shop (Children’s Building)
K-1st Grade – Class meets in the Sports Shop (Children’s Building)
2nd & 3rd Grade – Class meets in the The Bank (Children’s Building)
4th & 5th Grade – Class meets in the The Library (Children’s Building)
Middle School (Grades 6-8) & High School (Grades 9-12) Class meets in The Train Depot in the Children’s Building >> Rebekah Houston teaches this class.
Adult Elective #1 – Men and Women Class meets in the Indoor Playground room (NE Corner of Children’s Building) >>> Curriculum: Radiant Life Curriculum
Adult Elective #2 – Men and Women Class meets in the Fellowship Hall (south end of the main building) >>> Curriculum: Radiant Life Curriculum
Adult Elective #3 – Women Class Meets in the Choir Room (In the Main Building) >>> Curriculum: This class studies a book in the Bible, taking as much time as is needed to study the book thoroughly.
All Connect Groups begin at 6:00 PM*
(*Connect groups meet every week except for the first Sunday of the month. On the first Sunday, everyone attends Sunday Night Encounter in the sanctuary.)
Senior Adults – Couples and Singles (60+) Led by Bennie and Mary Grissom; Location: Fellowship Hall (Main building – south end) This group consists primarily of retirees who enjoy fellowship, food and biblical devotions. Our desire is to see people connect and grow in God even in our retirement years. We cover many topics with the leading of the Holy Spirit. Bennie and Mary are retired ministers and have pastor four churches in over 50 years of ministry. We love people, working for God and being used where God leads us.
Adult Couples and Singles (50+) Led by Rob & Vicki Howard and David & Kathy Taylor; Location: Rob & Vicki Howard’s home (call church office, 580-255-2745, for address) Our group views a video each week and then follow it with group discussion. During the time of study, discussion centers around how to apply scripture to our daily lives to deepen our walk with God and to live effectively for Him. This group also has a time of fellowship as they enjoy sharing a meal/dessert together. This gives everyone an excellent opportunity to build lasting friendships.
Adult Married Couples (30’s and 40′) Led by Duane and Cortney Lovett; Location: “Schoolroom” (children’s building-west wing) The group’s vision is to create a close connection with the middle age / younger married couples at Bethel; to help this age group stay consistent, get and stay close to God as they raise families in this ever-changing environment. Duane and Cortney have been married 20+ years. They have three daughters. Duane has been a member of Bethel for over 25 years and Cortney has been attending Bethel for over 30 years.
Ladies (All ages) Led by: Beverly Deihl Location: Main Building – Choir Room (center of the main building) This group of women love God, His Word and one another. They are women who pray together in agreement and are there for one another in the good times and bad times, sharing life together; encouraging one another in the Faith to be ready when Jesus comes to call us home. These women have a vision to see the lost saved, to see a great awakening and revival in our land, to see America saved!
Ladies (All ages) Led by: Dana Shea Location: Main Building – Office Conference Room (west wing) This group is eager to outgrow the conference room. All ladies are welcomed and age doesn’t matter as we are all young at heart. Our group does different video series and has group discussions after the video. This group has a private Facebook page to share the videos, prayer requests and other encouragement as well as church happenings.
Ladies (all ages) Led by Joy Ward; Location: Welcome Center (west entrance) These women want to grow deeper in their relationship with the Lord and lead others to Christ. Topic of discussion varies but it is relevant to living the Christian life as Christ meant us to live.
Men (All ages) Led By: Jimmy Diehl Location: Main Building – Room 105 (south end of east side) The men in this group take this time to be like iron sharpening iron as they study the Word of God together. It is a good group of Godly fellowship with men of all ages encouraging one another with Biblical truths, learning and growing together by applying Godly principles to everyday living. The group is currently studying the gospel of Matthew.
Middle and High School Ignite Youth (6-12th Grade) Led by Pastor Paul and Rebekah Houston; Location: Student Center located on the east driveway (green metal roof). Paul and Rebekah Houston have previously been youth pastors for ten years and senior pastors for six years. In March of 2022, the Lord brought them back to where it all began for them. They are excited to be youth pastors at Bethel. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kid City and Tiny Town (children 3 years old – 5th grade) Location: West wing of the Children’s Building in the Kid City Theatre. The children are being led by two couples within our church. The goal is to train our children in the Bible. They have a weekly memory verse and activities and teaching are centered around learning that verse.
Babies and Toddlers Currently, there is not a nursery for toddlers. They are welcomed to be with the older children. There are four adults in the room providing plenty of supervision. Babies stay with their parents. The nursery is available to use by parents for diapering and other needs.
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All groups begin at 7:00 PM
DEEPER NIGHT Pastor Meador (Adult Group) Location: Fellowship Hall (south end of main building) Email: email@example.com Wednesday night is Deeper Night at Bethel. Pastor Meador hosts an interactive Bible study each week as adults are encouraged to study the scheduled chapters of the Bible ahead of time and share their observations and questions during the service. This journey through the Bible has brought to life many passages of scripture that are often passed over or neglected. It has served to get our adults into the Word of God on a systematic basis. We hope that you’ll join us each Wednesday evening for Deeper Night. IGNITE Student Ministry Location: Student Center located on the east driveway (green metal roof) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Our student ministry meets every Wednesday night from 7:00-8:30pm at Bethel. If you are in 6th-12th grade, come and join us. This is a time for students to be in their own environment and be surrounded by their peers with the common goal of getting to know their God in a real and personal way. Students are also given opportunities to serve on various teams! Royal Rangers (K-5th Grade) Location: Royal Ranger Village; use west entrance to 2 huts at the back of the property Royal Rangers is a mentoring program for future men. We provide Christlike character formation and servant leadership development for boys and young men in a highly relational and fun environment. Our mission is to evangelize, equip, and empower the next generation of Christlike men and lifelong servant leaders. MPact Girls Club (K – 5th Grade) Location: Children’s building (directly behind the main building) MPact Girls Clubs is a program for winning girls to Jesus Christ through love and acceptance. MPact Girls Clubs provide an environment of support and accountability while helping girls to develop their gifts and abilities. In addition, girls build lifelong relationships with mentors who encourage girls to be spiritual leaders. Clubs include Daisies (Kindergarten); Prims (1st – 2nd grade); and Stars (3rd – 5th grade) Rainbows (Pre-K Boys & Girls) Wednesday @ 7:00pm Location: Children’s building, east wing The Rainbows club is for boys and girls that are ages 3-, 4- and 5-years old not yet in kindergarten. This group will make life applications to the Bible stories that they learn, helping them grow to be like Jesus