A church that goes beyond its walls to impact the world. 


Our Mission - Welcome. Outreach. Serve.

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Join Us for Worship!

Church School - 9:30 AM
Worship Service - 11:00 AM

Wednesday Morning Prayer 7:00 AM (714) 451-0011 Access code: 956420

Bible Study - 6:30 PM

What Can I Expect When I Visit?

To Hear A Word From One Of God's Appointed Shepherds, Entwined In A Spirit Of High Worship.

So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up one another.

Romans 14:19


Come experience Gospel Explosion 2019 March 15, 16, & 17 featuring Donte McCutchen & Levitical Praise, Ibada Praise Dancers, Bella Mime, Born Gospel Rap, Spirit of Praise, Spoken Word and much more.

A powerful word will be brought by Rev. Pierce Williams Friday at 7pm, Rev. Catrina Parham Saturday at 7pm with host Sheilah Belle, and Pastor Jonathan Bennett Sunday at 11am. This will be a weekend of worship and praise though the arts.

Come experience the move of God. Join the Young Adult Ministry of 3rd Street Bethel AME Church located at 614 North 3rd Street for Gospel Explosion 2019 March 15-17.

Contact Person: Lori Smith


Our Vision...

Is to become the church that reaches beyond its walls with love and service that draws others to Jesus. Matthew 22:9 reads, "Go ye therefore into the highways and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage." Learn More

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Our Church History

The history of Third Street Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church teaches lessons in hard work, business, relationships and most importantly faith.  It spans over two centuries and has influenced the growth of the City of Richmond.  Still the church has had a humble and meek beginning....Read More


Our Calendar of Events 

Come Join Us! To view upcoming events and programs, click here

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