G.A. Bethel has served as the Senior Pastor of Word of Light

Christian Center for 20 years. Pastor Bethel received Christ as his

personal Savior in 1974 while serving his country in the United

States Air force. He served faithfully as a dedicated member of All

nations Deliverance Center  under the leadership of Pastor Willie E.

Flowers located in Valdosta Georgia .


In 1976, He  was called into ministry where he served faithfully

under the tutelage of  the late Apostle Charles O' Miles and Pastor

Willie E. Flowers.  He was a dedicated student of the Word of God.

He was called by God into Pastoral Ministry  after years of street



Pastor G. A. Bethel is the founder of Life and Destiny Builders

Urban Youth mentoring Organization.  He is an anointed teacher of

the Word Of God filled with wisdom. He is also an anointed psalmist,

author, recording artist and mentor to many.




Elect Lady Doreen Bethel (as defined by scripture: 2 John 2:2) is a wife,

mother, business woman, and alongside her husband Gregory, co-pastor

of Word of Light Christian Center.  As a teacher, Doreen ministers the

grace of feminine excellence. As a prophetess, God has given her special

insight into His plan for people’s lives and encourages them to reach for



She is founder of Young Ladies of Distinction, a ministry designed to

mentor and teach. Its purpose is to encourage young women between the

ages of 13 and 18 to realize God’s design for their lives and maximize their

potential in every area to become the woman God created them to be.

Elect lady Bethel also oversees the Women’s Minister, Sister to Sistar and

the Performing Arts Ministry.

As a business woman, Doreen has a Masters of Administration degree in

Human Resource management. This achievement has given her knowledge

and experience into how to effectively apply current acceptable practices in

administration and management for both church ministries and secular