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About Us

Welcome to Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, which was founded in 1857 and has been a beacon in the Ann Arbor, Michigan community.  Here at Bethel things are happening and people are working together to advance the kingdom of God.  We invite you to worship with us each Sunday at 10 am   

Our Motto

God our Father, Christ our Redeemer, The Holy Spirit our Comforter, Humankind our Family

Our Mission

The mission of the AME Church is to minister to the social, spiritual, and physical development of all people.

Our Leadership

The Rt. Rev. John F. White, Presiding Prelate

Rev. Larry J. Bell, Presiding Elder

Rev. Mashod A. Evans Sr., Senior Pastor


Our greatest resource as a people of faith is the resource of prayer. Prayer allows us to access the power, presence, and promises of God. We believe God to be the source of healing, and wholeness, and we pray that God would heal our land as we call upon him. We invite you to join us for our daily prayer call, Monday – Saturday, at 7 am

The dial-in number is: 1 (605) 313–5086. The access code is: 382023#


Please join us in worship in-person or virtual at | Sundays at 10 am.



We will have youth bible study sessions for ages 2-17 on Sundays at 11:30 am via Zoom. Feel free to invite a friend! Click this link to join.

Meeting ID: 875 2130 7658 Passcode: 289367


As believers, we understand that stewardship is a spiritual discipline that deepens our faith and demonstrates our commitment to God and God’s kingdom. We strongly encourage our members to continue to support the ministries of Bethel through their tithe, offering, and other sacrificial gifts. There are three ways in which you can give.

Text to Give: Text (734) 224–2707, enter the amount you would like to give, after sending the text, you will be directed to Bethel’s secure giving platform for a one-time registration, and to confirm your contribution.

Website: You can give by visiting our website at

Mail: Checks and money orders can be mailed to Bethel AME Church, 900 John A. Woods Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105. (Please do not send cash via mail)