Jan 022018

Dedication Services of the NEW BETHEL TEMPLE

Seattle Times, May ** date unreadable.

** notes unreadable print

Far-left column reads:

Pastor W. H. Offiler was called to the pastorate of Bethel Temple in 1914. At that time the Bethel Temple was known as the Pine St. Mission. A continuous revival of spiritual power was in constant  progress the ** following years.

Pastor Offiler has operated the Bethel Temple Bible School and has graduated several hundred Ministers, Pastors, Evangelists, Bible Teachers and more than ** hundred missionaries all ordained for the  Foreign Missionary work. The Missionaries have labored in all parts of the world: New **, Borneo, Sumatra, Celebes, **, Java, **, China, Japan, Africa, British West Indies, South America, British India and Alaska. The ministry from Bethel Temple has reached around the world.

Pastor Offiler also built the Bethel Temple Gospel Park, Mirror Lake, Washington for a great Evangelical Camp Meeting grounds. More than one hundred cottages have been built, and homes have been provided for the aged pensioners.

A great Tabernacle seating two thousand people has been built, a large dining hall and a great park set aside for the enjoyment of the people. A resident pastor is maintained on the park grounds at all times.

The Bethel Temple Gospel Park is the finest camp grounds in the west.

For more than twenty years Pastor Offiler has been on the air in a great Radio Ministry. He broadcasts from Bethel Temple daily and Sunday. His constant subject on the air is “God and His Bible.”

This is the thirtieth year of ministry as Pastor of Bethel Temple’s congregation.

Hundreds of congregations and assemblies have been established in Dutch East Indies.

Pastor Offiler is the author of several books, and a prolific writer on Bible subjects. He is also the editor of the “Pentecostal Power” which he has sent out for twenty-five years.

—W. H. OFFILER, Pastor

Far-right column reads:

HON. W. F. DEVIN, Mayor of Seattle


Dedication Week will be prefaced by a great meeting Saturday, at 7:45 P.M. with the Bible Crusaders and

FIRST MATE BOB of the Haven of Rest Radio Program

Dedication services will continue Tuesday and every evening throughout the week at 7:45 conducted by

REV. ARNE VICK of Hollywood, Calif.

Following the Dedicatory services a continuous program of Evangelism, Bible teaching, Bible school and general Gospel work will be carried on.

RADIO SERVICES are held daily over station KRBC at 7:00 A.M. and on Sundays at 9:30 A.M.

All ** work on the great auditorium has been done by Pastor Offiler and the Bethel Temple Congregation. The ladies deserve special mention for the wonderful work they have done in upholstering the leather covered pews and painting and decorating this great Gospel Tabernacle.

The Bethel Temple will have one of the finest pipe organs in the Northwest.

W. W. PATTERSON, Asst. Pastor


Click this link to read about the pipe organ’s history and its dismantling from old Bethel Temple, plus what happened to the original building that housed Bethel Temple for decades.

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