Bethel Seventh-day Adventist Church

Gainesville, FL
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About Bethel Seventh-day Adventist Church
“We’ve Come this far by Faith”

Proverbs 29:18 states that without vision the people perish. We are a progressive church with vision and part of that vision includes the building of God’s House.

1911
By faith, upon learning of the seventh-day Sabbath, a family opened its home in Windsor Florida for weekly bible studies.

1911
By faith a group of about 10 adults and a dozen children was organized into a company.

1934
By faith, a tent effort resulted in the baptism of 12 new members, a retired bible worker willed her home to provide funds to build a church, and Bethel was named and built by 20 members in a building on NE 5th Avenue.

1978
By faith, Bethel was completed and opened its doors for worship at its current location on NE 8th Avenue. 

1984
By faith, Bethel burned its mortgage in December through sacrificial giving.

2003
By faith, Bethel purchased approximately 11.5 acres of land on East University Ave., developed the property, approved architectural drawings and has designated a contractor.

2005
By faith Bethel now has over 230 members and approximately 100 regular visitors actively meeting the needs of the community and local church family.

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This is a picture of our vision:

About Seventh-day Adventists
Adventists believe a Trinity of three persons--the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit--make up one God. They made salvation possible when Jesus, the Son, came to earth as a baby in Bethlehem and lived a sinless life in accordance with the Father's will. When Jesus was crucified for the sins of the people of the world and arose from the dead on the third day, victory was won for everyone. More >>

 
What Seventh-day Adventists Believe
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Fundamental Beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
Seventh-day Adventists accept the Bible as their only creed and hold certain fundamental beliefs to be the teaching of the Holy Scriptures. These beliefs, as set forth here, constitute the church's understanding and expression of the teaching of Scripture. More >>