Who We Are

Greater Bethel Is a multigenerational and multicultural church, located in the heart of the Downtown/Overtown Miami community. Although a historic church, we are excited to be in the midst of a spiritual, physical, and communal revival. Join our movement as we strive to create GREATER faith, GREATER families, and a GREATER future!

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Church School

  • Sunday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • 245 NW 8th St.
    Miami, FL 33136


  • Sunday: 9:45 AM

  • 245 NW 8th St.
    Miami, FL 33136

Bible Study

  • Wednesday: 6:00 PM

  • 245 NW 8th St.
    Miami, FL 33136

Our Mission

Greater exists to help every individual regardless of race color, creed, background, or past mistakes discover the greatness of God inside of them.

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Generosity is in our DNA. God is the first example of extraordinary giving because He gave us the most precious gift in Jesus Christ.

Join the vision of Greater Church to make an impact in the Downtown/Overtown Miami community by giving today!

Our Blog

Family, Friends & Community Reunion

September 18, 2019

On Sunday, September 15 over 350+ individuals from across South Florida flooded the oldest black church in Miami, FL, Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church for the annual Family, Friends and Community Reunion. While historic, the creative intertwining of old church hymns and contemporary Gospel music reflected the church’s historic roots while showcasing its millennial outreach. The purpose of the day was to reunite individuals from across Florida who had some type of relationship to Greater throughout their lifetime. Starting at a special time of 9AM, Sunday’s program was an extended version of our normal 90-minute service. ...

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Greater Launches: Overtown Easter Egg Jam

April 24, 2019

What happens when people come together? Great things! On, Friday, April 19th, 2019 The Historic Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church, Miami, supported by The City of Miami, The City of Miami Police Department,  SillyFarm Facepaint, The Overtown Neighborhood Enhancement Team (N.E.T.) and Miami Parks and Recreation along with other community partners hosted the first community “Overtown Easter Egg Jam” from 11am to 2pm at Williams Park located at 1717 N.W. 5th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136. Over 100 kids, parents, guardians, and community members gathered for over 3 hours of fun, dancing, bounce houses, video games, field games, Easter basket giveaways, ...

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