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Bethel Baptist Church exists to focus on and be changed by God through biblical corporate worship; to edify, disciple and build up its members in love; and to show Christ to others by proclaiming, illustrating and confirming the gospel.


Seeking God, Serving Others


Bethel is a friendly welcoming group of believers with a blend of ages.  The Bible is our sole authority for faith and practice. We place an emphasis on solid Biblical teaching throughout our services.   Our worship music consists of a blend of old and new songs with a traditional feel. 

Meet Our Staff


Ronnie Hemsworth

Pastor Ronnie began as an Associate Pastor at Bethel Baptist Church in Oskaloosa, Iowa in September, 2016.   In Oct, of 2022, he became the Lead Pastor.  He was born in 1989 and grew up in central Minnesota.  He trusted Christ as his Savior at a young age.  As a youth, he felt God leading him into full time ministry.  He graduated from Faith Baptist Bible College in 2012 with a bachelor of science in Associate Pastoral Studies with a minor in youth ministry.  Ronnie married his wife, Olivia, after college. 

Pastor Ronnie & Olivia have two sons Will & Finley.

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