Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Q.   Do you have programs for the youth /children?

 Yes, there are programs and activities throughout the year that serve the needs of these age groups. Our children and youth participate in Sunday school, Youth  Ministry, Mid-week study,  Media Ministry, Praise Dance Ministry, Choir and Junior Ushers. We have a Nursery Ministry and Children’s church that services our children during morning worship. The Young Adult Ministry provides opportunities for study and outreach in our community. Every second Sunday of the month is youth and young adult Sunday.


Q.    What is required for membership?

 To become a member of SBBC an individual must accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. They must believe that Jesus is the Son of the true and living God and that He died and rose to save them from sin. Romans 5:8, 10:9-10, 10:13. Individuals may join by baptism, letter of Christian  experience or reinstatement.  All new members must complete all New Members training classes before receiving the Right Hand of  Fellowship.


Q.   I don’t know if I want to get very involved right now. Is that OK?

 We understand if you’d like to take your time before joining a specific ministry.  However we encourage everyone to participate in Sunday school and Bible study. God has given each of us at least one Spiritual Gift. The best way to discover your Gift and know where God is leading you is through the study of His word. The church Leadership is always available to assist individuals who are seeking more information about specific Ministries.


 Q.  How should I dress when I go to your church?

 There is no specific dress code. However, we do ask that individuals keep in mind that they are coming to a House of Worship and that appropriate dress is in order.              


Q.   Can I watch the service online?

 Currently we do not have a live stream online but service can be viewed weekly on the local Ossining Cable station channel 74.  Sundays: 9:00pm/Mondays: 9:00opm

Pre-Recorded services will be available for viewing on the website the following week.


Q.   What Bible version do you use?

 The King James Version is typically used. Members also utilize other versions at assist in giving them a better understanding of the God’s word. The Christian Education staff is available to assist members in selecting a version that best meets their needs.


Q.   Does SBBC provide funeral services or marry couples that are not members of the church?

 Non-members of SBBC looking to arrange funeral services or looking to get married should contact the Church’s main office for more information at 914-762-1360.


Q.   Is the church handicap accessible?

 Yes, the facility is handicap accessible. We also provide handicap parking and have an elevator.



Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church

304 Spring Street, Ossining, New York 10562
Tel: (914) 762-1360

Starbeth Bethlehem Church © 2016