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Bethel AME Church

Bethel AME Church

African Methodist Episcopal Church
9632 NC-96
Selma, NC 27576

Bethel AME Church is a medium-sized church located in Selma, NC. Our church was founded in 1880 and is associated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME).

What to Expect at Bethel AME Church


Rev. Abdue L. Knox, Pastor

Service Times:

Sunday Worship 11:00am
Wednesday Bible Study 12:00pm
Wednesday Bible Study 6:30pm

Service Details

  • Formal and informal attire most common
  • Blend of traditional and contemporary worship style
  • Printed worship bulletin
  • Communion
  • Congregational readings
  • Altar call or invitation
  • Location: Johnston County
  • Parking: Private lot
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Saturday evening service: No
  • Multi-site church: No
  • Primary language used: English

Ministries and Programs

  • Youth or teen ministry
  • Missions
  • Counseling services
  • Choir
  • Community service
  • Food pantry
  • Senior adult ministry
  • Weddings/receptions
  • Funerals

Additional Info About Our Church

Founded around 1880 by a group of children "playing church." Former slaves, farmers, sharecroppers, and domestics sacrificed to purchase land. Served as the colored school and colored cemetery. Present location built in 1964. Several renovations over the years. Fellowship hall, office, and ADA restrooms added in 2004.


To equip Christians with the tools needed to evangelize, witness and spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. To empower Christians through the word of God to live holy, healthy and spirit filled lives to the glory of God. To provide a family centered ministry and a community-focused outreach with a desire to heal the hurting and to provide relief to those that are suffering.


Love God, Love the People, Do The Work


Glorify God and Edify God's people

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For Further Information

  • (919) 965-0071
  • (919) 965-0722