Bethel A.M.E. Church - Richmond, IN
200 S. 6th St., Richmond, IN 47374
Sunday Worship: 11:00 A.M.
Rev. Michael Jefferson, Pastor
Rev. Jennifer Tinsley, Presiding Elder
Rt. Rev. John F. White, Sr., Presiding Prelate
Worship is in the sanctuary at 11am on Sundays. Come join us in worship!
Appointed in 2021, Rev. Michael Jefferson is a preaching and teaching scientist passionate about energy, education, and justice!
Founded in 1836, Bethel A.M.E. in Richmond is the oldest still-active Black church in Indiana and a pillar in the Richmond community.
Bethel has won four grants from three partners in 2023!
Mental Health Initiative
Our congregation is one of 30 congregations selected to participate in the Mental Health Initiative, a grant program created by the Center for Congregations. The Center for Congregations is funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc. and has been committed to Indiana congregations for more than 25 years.
This Mental Health Initiative will help to equip us to offer mental health resources to support our church and community. Late this year, as part of the learning process, we will be eligible to receive up to $40,000 in grant funds.
Black Heritage Preservation Program and Cox Memorial Fund
Community Benefit Program
$1,500 - The Well-Being Committee of Reid Health gave to support the purchase of a refrigerator and stove as a part of the Physical Activity, Nutrition and Weight grant cycle.