Ministry Staff


Nathan Palatsky

Associate Pastor
  • Responsibilities: preaching, leading The Underground youth ministry, providing oversight and guidance for worship and equipping ministries (men, women, children and young adults)
  • Family: Mackenzie (married January 2013) and Theodore (born September 2020)
  • Hobbies: hanging out with friends and family, sports (watching and playing), reading, writing, guitar
  • Education: Moody Theological Seminary (M.Div, December 2019), Biola University (B.A. English, May 2011)


Dave Fix

Pastor or Rural Church Care
  • Responsibilities: serving as shepherd and advisor to Bethel’s rural church partners
  • Family: Patricia (wife of 57 years), 3 kids, 6 grandkids, 4 great grandkids & dog, Tilly
  • Hobbies: hunting, camping, & spending time with people


Jessica Newton

Director of Administration
  • Responsibilities: to keep the office running smoothly & assist with administrative tasks
  • Family: Roston (married for 23 years) and 2 boys – Andy & Keauno
  • Hobbies: spending time with family and friends, going for walks, watching movies, a good cup of tea, traveling & enjoying God’s beautiful creation