Leadership

Meet the team.

Pastor Garry Kipe
Lead Pastor

Pastor Garry serves as the Lead Pastor at Bethel. He is passionate about leading by example and giving the vision and direction to the church. He is an encourager and and equipper. He's passionate about helping people become greater leaders and communicating the gospel of Jesus!

Pastor Aaron Lawrence

Youth Pastor
Pastor Aaron is the Associate/Youth Pastor at Bethel, and has been on staff for over 2 years. His role also includes oversight of Small Groups, Missions, Ushers, Greeters, and Young Adults. He loves preaching, planning community events, resourcing others, and encouraging students in their faith.

Laura Bulger

Administrative Assistant
As the Executive Administrative Assistant at Bethel, Laura supports the ministerial staff and church office operations.  She also assists the staff in meeting the church’s short and long term goals.  She enjoys organizing and helping others.

Niki Kauffman

Worship Leader
Niki is the Music Director at Bethel, and has been on staff for over 17 years. She loves to worship the Lord through music, and has a strong desire to mentor, equip, develop, and empower others to do the same. She assists the team in creating services for both Sundays and Wednesdays that will allow generations to experience the power and presence of the Lord.

Matt Oliphant

Media Director
Matt serves as the Media Director at Bethel and helps with the planning and design of the weekend service. He also has leadership oversight for media, marketing, and communications. His passion is to use media to help further the gospel. 

Rachel Robinson

Serve Coordinator
Rachel is the Assimilating Serve Coordinator at Bethel and helps with getting new visitors to Bethel informed and involved. She does this by making meaningful connections with others, helping them find their gifts and encourage them to find purpose by participating in serve opportunities. Through the proper channels, including background checks, Rachel leads individuals in discovering their passions and serving in ministry as volunteers.

Shirley Yoder

Accountant
Serving Bethe as the staff accountant, Shirley assists Pastor Garry, the Deacon Team, and Bethel Staff in maintaining fiscal responsibility and helps insure that Bethel is in compliance with government non-profit laws and regulations. Her passion is to see the church fulfill its biblical mission and vision by prayerfully making wise and thoughtful financial decisions.