Greetings and blessings in the wonderful name of Jesus Christ, our soon coming King!
Seventy years ago Pastor Rosie L. Summers, a great woman of God, felt led by the Holy Spirit to start a ministry work in Kansas City, Kansas. So she, her sister and a faithful few established “Bethel Pentecostal Church” on July 4, 1948. Through her efforts and the many who supported the vision down through the years, the New Bethel Church is celebrating our 70th Platinum Anniversary! That’s why the theme for this celebration is “Building on the Foundation of Love!” (1 Corinthians 13:13) It was their love for God and His people that motivated them to move by faith to launch this work.
I’ve been blessed to serve as the fifth pastor of this great church following the contributions and efforts of Pastors Rosie Summers, Kenneth Neal, Reuben Johnson, and Jathan Austin. I applaud their efforts, along with their spouses, that have brought New Bethel to this momentous and historic occasion.
I’m grateful for the many who have contributed through sacrificial giving, hard work and much prayer that enabled this ministry to continue through many setbacks and continue on while this country experienced several wars, a great recession, racial tensions, rise of immorality, and so much more… but God!
It has been a tremendous honor & blessing for Lady Angela and I to serve as the spiritual leaders of this great church; and we look forward to all that God has promised for the future. This has been “The Year of Building!” I remain,
The Master’s Vessel
A. Glenn Brady