We would like you to meet our staff. We praise the Lord for the godly leadership He has placed here to shepherd over our church family. Below you will find our leadership team pictures and short biographies.
Pastor Norman began his ministry with the Bethel family in 2012. Following graduation from Bob Jones University in 1994, he and Laura have served in various fields of ministry. From Illinois, New Jersey, Connecticut, and New York, Pastor Norman has been involved in Youth Ministry, Outreach, and Senior Pastoral ministry. Pastor Norman recently graduated with his Doctorate in Biblical Exposition from Andersonville Seminary. Pastor and Laura have been married for over 25 years and they have three wonderful children, Rachel, Titus, and Micah. Pastor enjoys studying, spending time with his family, and sports. Pastor’s burden and mission for Bethel is to make, mature, and mobilize authentic followers of Jesus Christ!
Pastor Nix graduated from Trinity Baptist College in December of 2009 with his Bachelors in Pastoral Theology, was married to his beloved wife, Leah, and soon thereafter started his ministry at Bethel in June of 2010. Pastor Nix enjoys taking walks with his wife, reading, spending time with the body of Christ, and tinkering with his hobbies which include motorcycles and remodeling their home. His burden is to help parents raise their children to become adults that know God.
Pastor Jordan graduated from Piedmont Baptist College (now named Piedmont International University) in 1966 and started the ministry of Bethel Baptist Church in 1972. He pastored our church for 35 years before retiring. He is still active in the church through driving the bus for various church activities. He enjoys reading and is a history buff on the city of Raleigh and town of Cary. Pastor and Sandra have been married over 50 years and have two adult children, and four grandchildren.
Don attended Baptist Bible College majoring in Voice. He took on the position of Music Director in 2013. Since then, he has put his heart into this ministry through leading the music for the congregation, the Choir, and the Orchestra. Don seeks every aspect of this ministry to be Biblical. Don and Joanne have been members here since 1995. They have two grown children, Sarah & Matthew.
Janet graduated from Shippensburg University. She served as our church secretary from 2008-2010. She rejoined our staff as an administrative assistant in the summer of 2018. Her initiative to refine office procedures makes her a blessing. Janet serves in our choir and helps her husband with our young adult group and enjoys walking, reading, and baking when not keeping up with her adult children, Shannon and Ryan.
Leah graduated from Trinity Baptist College in 2009 and has been working at Bethel since 2010. She works to better the communication of the church through the weekly bulletin, the church website, social media, graphic design, and more. She helps her husband in teen ministry, children's church, and she volunteers in the nursery. Leah enjoys adventuring with her husband and using her creativity at work and home.
Pat joined the Bethel church family in 1996. Along with Pat’s responsibilities as one of our deacons, he has been our Awana Commander since Fall 2010 and has done a great job in this ministry to our children. He and his wife Wendy have two sons, Simon and Seth.
Bart has been a member here at Bethel since 1994. He and his wife Janet serve in our young adult ministry, sing in the choir, and he is our Family Bible Study Superintendent. Bart and Janet have two grown children, Shannon & Ryan. Bart’s heart for service and wisdom make him a great addition to our leadership team.
Alex and his wife Gwen our involved in our Family Bible Study as teachers, our Primetimers ministry, they serve on the kitchen committee, and Gwen is a Biblical counselor and sings in the choir. They have been members here at Bethel since 1995. Alex and Gwen have two adult sons. Their faithful examples are an encouragement to those who are following their footsteps.
Chris and his wife Amy have been members here since 2002. Both Chris and Amy help in our Awana Club and sing in our choir ministry. Showing servant-leadership in action, you can often find them helping out in the kitchen after an activity. They have two adult sons, Ben and Sam, and a teenage daughter, Hannah.