The Steward Board is responsible for the financial and spiritual governance of the church. Stewards are charged with overseeing the fiduciary interests of the church as well as establishing operating policies and procedures. The Steward Board approves new initiatives, programs and capital expenses as recommended by the pastor. Stewards are appointed annually by the pastor.
The Trustee Board is responsible for the temporal concerns of the church. Trustees are charged with safeguarding all of the church's real estate and other properties and for making improvements when necessary. Trustees are nominated by the Pastor and elected annually by the congregation.
The Class Leaders are appointed annually by the pastor and they are charged with overseeing their assigned members to ensure that they have the help and support needed to understand the gospels and to provide instruction in the The Doctrine and Discipline of the AME Church.
The Stewardess Board is responsible for providing the elements for Holy Communion. They also assist the ministerial staff with Holy Communion and Baptismal rites. Stewardesses are appointed by the pastor.
The Women’s Missionary Society is comprised of individuals who seek to help each person grow in the knowledge and experience of God through his son Jesus Christ. The WMS also seeks fellowship with women in other lands. It provides opportunities and resources to meet the changing needs and concerns of women and youth through intensive training, recruitment, and Christian witnessing. The WMS also sponsors administrative retreats, health institutes, and health initiatives that focus on various causes such as Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, AIDS, etc. The WMS also hosts leadership training programs, educational programs for religious leaders and operates a women's information bureau that compiles statistics. The WMS also organizes charitable activities and offers children services.
The Mission of the Young People's Department is to be a unified body with Christ-like qualities, build a Connectional bond that demonstrates pride through Education, Communication and Mission Work
Motto- "Grow, glow and go for Christ"
The organizations is to provide meaningful youth training programs in all areas of church life which will provide for full participation in the total mission of the church; educational programs designed to increase knowledge of African Methodist Episcopal Church history and Scriptures; and to provide opportunities for leadership experience
The Book of Discipline charges the Department of Christian Education with responsibility for "Developing standards, preparing programs, offering classes, teaching Christian education, publishing material, training people for pastoral ministry and other church vocations" in accordance with the tradition and doctrine of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The Bethel Church School seeks to teach all of the students the Word of God and to be faithful and obedient to it. It is composed not only of children and youth, but also a large adult class. Students receive a strong Christian foundation from the instruction they receive from the committed Church School faculty under the leadership of the Church School Superintendent. Church School begins at 8:30 a.m. every Sunday morning. All are welcome to share in this Christian fellowship.
The Bethel Men's Fellowship is organized to foster closer relationships between men of the church, to equip men of the church for meaningful service, to reach unchurched men, and to present positive role models for our youth.