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New Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Celebrating 150 Years

Of Faithful Service

We are Great Commission Christians. New Bethel is a Great
Commission Church. I am a Great Commission Preacher —-
Everything we think, everything we say, and everything we do should
have one purpose…. Winning disciples to Christ.
— Pastor Marben Bland

Join us each Sunday for Church School from 9:30 -10:45 and our worship service starting at 11:00 A.M

150 Years Of Faithful Service

Celebrating one hundred fifty years of existence; the New Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church has been at the vanguard of the religious, civic, and commercial communities of East Central Georgia including Dublin, East Dublin, and Buckeye.

New Bethel is a reflection of God’s wonderfully diverse Kingdom. Our members embrace the power of Jesus to be the guide and light of our lives. We invite you to learn what God is doing in and through us.




1820 New Buckeye Road
East Dublin, Georgia 31027

478 257-0614


Questions About Our Worship Services

What are your services like?

We believe in a mix of musical and worship styles in recognition of the diversity of God’s gifts. On first and third Sundays we open with praise and worship lead by the New Bethel praise team.   On second and fourth Sundays we celebrate the Lord with traditional Hymns.


We generally celebrate communion on the first Sunday of each month.  All believers are welcomed!

What Should I WEar?

There is no dress formal code at New Bethel.  You’ll see people in business attire and casual wear. We only ask you avoid immodest attire.

What If I Need Prayer?

There is an open Altar Call during each service. Pastor Marben and other prayer warriors will be available to minister to you and your family after our services.  Pastor Marben also leads a Devotional Prayer Line on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  Meet us at 5:30 AM Central 6:30 AM East Toll free number: 712-770-5505, Access Code: 548874#

Are Your Services Available Online?

All of our services feature Biblically-based teaching meant to help us all understand and apply God’s liberating truth.  Please find Pastor Marben’s sermons online on the sermon page of our website and at


New Bethel is kid friendly! All children are invited to join us for worship.

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Join us on Sunday, October 20th at 2:30 PM for our 150th Anniversary Celebration and service. We are honored that The Right Reverend, Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, Presiding Prelate 6th Episcopal District will deliver the message.  Dinner will be served.