Bethel Abundant Life Ministries started in 1986 by Pastor Edwin Bradshaw and his family, with the name Dorchester Wesleyan Church on Harvard Street in Dorchester, MA. The church started with (5) five members, several of whom are still members of the said church. Shortly after the church was relocated to 44 Moultrie Street in Codman Square, MA where we are presently worshiping. The church started out of a prevailing need to reach out to the community, particularly to the young people. After much prayer the church became an independent ministry with a name charge as Bethel Abundant Life Ministries. Bethel's aim is to reach as many families and to meet their needs, as we obey God's great commission. God has been good to us in allowing us to help many families; we look forward with great anticpation to continue to touch many lives. We are praying that our Sovereign Lord will continue to show us favor by providing us with means to build our sanctuary.
Pastor Osborne Etienne was born in the Caribbean island of Dominica. At the age of 18 he responded to the call to ministry and migrated to Antigua. Pastor Etienne was ordained to the Pastoral Ministry on June 30, 1995. After serving at the Villa Baptist church in various capacities, he traveled to St.Thomas U.S.V.I. to attend seminary. His academic preparation includes Seminary Studies (Diploma in Theology from North American School of Theology). He earned two Ministerial degrees (Bachelor of Religious Studies and a Bachelor in Christian Counseling from The U.S.V.I. Bible Seminary.
Pastor Etienne served as assistant Pastor at the Mt. Calvary
Baptist Church in St. Thomas U .S V. I.
He then traveled to Boston, MA in 1995 and
then in 1998 he became the Senior Pastor of Bethel Abundant
Life Ministries, formerly known as Dorchester Wesleyan Church.
Pastor Etienne is Zealous about the things of God and
have a passion for people and the community.
Pastor Etienne is married and has three beautiful girls.
He and his family are totally committed to the work at
Bethel Abundant Life Ministries.
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