Black History Ministry


The purpose of the Black History Ministry is to explore, enrich and educate the Bethel family and community on issues that provide information relating to the African American experience through a variety of diverse programs.


Annual November inspirational film showing and January Martin Luther King Jr. Community Commemorative Service. Presentation in bulletins of Black Facts for Black History Month February and also for the months of June and October.

Ministry Team:

  • Dorena Robinson: President

  • Alan Glover: Vice President

  •  Patricia Murphy: Secretary

  • Verna Carr: Treasurer

  • Jacquolen Glover: Chaplain

  • Jacqueline Harper

  • Janet Holley

  • Beatrice McCormick

  • Patricia White 

  • Lynford McNish: Deacon Liaison

  • Rev. Mildred Moore: Ministerial Liaison

  • Brown Lewis: Trustee Liaison

Scripture:  Luke 4: 18

“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind,to set the oppressed free,"


Regular meeting day and time:

2nd Tuesday of every month 6:30pm


Upcoming or Annual  Event:

June 7-28: Black Facts: "Historical Black Sites in Dutchess County"

October 4-25: Black Facts

Saturday November 14, 2020:  Black History Program

     Film TBD 3:00 - 5:00 pm 

Sunday January 19: Martin Luther King Commemorative Service 4:00 pm
    ‘Remembering Those Who Helped Lead a Movement’

February 1-29, 2020: Black History Month

     Black Facts: "The History of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church"

(See the church calendar for a full listing of events)

2607 South Avenue - Wappingers Falls, New York
Office: 845-296-0102
Rev. Dr. Edward L. Hunt, Senior Pastor
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