About Us

Always feel free to learn more about us by contacting us. We would love for you to find your home with us at Bethany Church of the Nazarene.

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Our Staff

Pastor Jay Bessmer

Pastor Jay Bessmer is our Senior Pastor. He began his ministry at Bethany in September 2011 after moving from Nebraska with his wife, Sarah and their five children, TJ, Gracyn, Cailyn, McKenna and Ashley. Pastor Jay graduated the Ministry Preparation Course of Study and following his education, was ordained an Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Pastor Jay has a great desire to impact the lives of our community as he continually evaluates more effective ways to reach this community for Christ.



Pastor Jason Avery

Pastor Jason Avery is the Pastor of Children's & Family Ministries. He began his ministry at Bethany in June 2012 after moving from Oklahoma with his wife, Amy. They have 3 children, Austin, Kandace and Jeffrey. Pastor Jason is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University and following his education, was ordained an Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. He has a great desire to see spiritual growth in children as he strives to help children understand they are disciples of today and equipping them with the tools to continually develop a growing relationship with Christ.



Pastor Kelcie Exline

Pastor Kelcie is the Pastor of Youth and Worship Ministries. She began her ministry at Bethany in September 2014 after moving from Oklahoma. Pastor Kelcie is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University and following her education, was ordained an Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. She has a great desire to connect the people of God into the worship of our great God. She has a passion to help engage the youth of today and equipping them to be bold witnesses for Christ.

 

Kim Easdon

Kim Easdon has been serving as the Administrative Assistant for the Bethany family since January of 1999. Kim is always finding creative and efficient ways to better maintain the church office and to also assist in many other areas of the ministries of Hutch Bethany. With her husband, Jess, and three children, the Easdons are volunteering to serve this church and community in a Christ-like manner.