Led by Rev. Vanessa Monroe, Bethel Church UCC Houston is a radically inclusive community embracing the liberating gospel of Jesus Christ. Having recently sold our building, we are nesting at Heights Christian Church, 1703 Heights Blvd., with services at 9AM. Our office is presently at the Montrose Center, 401 Branard Street, Houston, 77006. Our new office phone number is
For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.
Bethel Church started out as Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church in 1918. Originally a congregation of the Evangelical Synod of North America, the earliest services were held in German, only converting to English a few years later as the surrounding neighborhood became increasingly diverse. Over 90 years and two denominational mergers later, Bethel has maintained it’s small town warmth and feel, even though it is now located in one of the busiest and fastest growing areas of Houston.