In 1957, Bethesda Gospel Hall (English) started as a Sunday School within the premises of Geylang Gospel Hall at no. 55, Lorong 29, Geylang. In 1977, it was incorporated under the Companies Act as Bethesda Chapel Limited.
1957 – Sunday School started at Geylang Gospel Hall premises at 55, Lorong 29, Geylang.
1960 – Young People’s Group (YPG) formed.
1977 – Bethesda Chapel Limited was incorporated under the Companies Act, (Chapter 185, 1970 Ed.) on 31 Dec.
1983 – Worship services was held at Duke Hotel and other services at Bethesda Serangoon Church till 1986.
1985 – Caring Group Ministry formed.
1986 – Worship and other services started in the premises vacated by Bethesda Hall (Ang Mo Kio) at Bras Basah Road in August.
1987 – First worship service at 27 Lorong Melayu conducted on 6 Sep.
1988 – First Chinese Service held on 14 Feb.
1988 – Ladies Fellowship, YPG, Junior Sunday School (JSS) and Senior Sunday School (SSS) restarted.
1990 – BC Kindergarten started.
1998 – Adults Bible Classes (ABC) at Navigator’s Building.
1999 – Care Group re-emerged as Small Groups Ministry.
1999 – Singapore Kachin Christian Fellowship was introduced to BC.
2002 – Adult Bible Class restarted at Bethesda Chapel.
2003 – Building extension project began on 14 Nov with worship hall re-oriented, space expanded for functions, rooms for Bible classes and Kindergarten, library and office spaces. Building extension project completed in July 2005.
2007 – Bethesda Ladies English Class Outreach Ministry started.
2007 – BC celebrated her 50th anniversary on 7 July.
2010 – Young Adult Bible (under SSS umbrella) and 10 am Adult Bible Study classes started.
2011 – BC Ladies Ministry inaugurated in February.
2012 – 5-Years Vision Statement updated “To Know Christ and make Him Known”.
2012 – Bethesda Chapel webpage was launched.
2013 – Chinese Assembly celebrated its 25th Anniversary on 23 Feb.
2013 – In October, Bethesda Bible Institute (BBI) was given rights to conduct the World-Wide Bible Institute (WWBI)’s Basic Bible Diploma Course by Source of Light Ministries International (SLM).
2020 – From 29 Mar till 30 Apr, all services suspended due to the adverse Covid situation. Online worship commenced. Bethesda Chapel (Sermons) Facebook private group was created to broadcast sermons live.
2020 – Bethesda Chapel Ltd Singapore YouTube channel was created on 4 Apr for access to selected sermons.
2020 – On 2 Aug, BC re-opened worship services EWS1 at 8:30 am & EWS2 at 10:30 am with 50 persons each.
2020 – On 4 Oct, BC increased capacity of worship services EWS1 and EWS2 with two zones of 50 persons each.