Ministry Staff

 

Bryce Harcey

Lead Pastor
 
  • Responsibilities: preaching, direction & strategy, shepherding & counseling
  • Family: wife Gina (15 years), 3 boys – Stanley, Timothy & Henry & dog, Charlie
  • Hobbies: being with family and friends, food (coffee & BBQ), hiking, lake activities, reading, writing, & piano
  • Education: Bethel Seminary (M Div), University of Minnesota (BA, Poli Sci)
 
 

 

Nathan Palatsky

Associate Pastor
 
  • Responsibilities: preaching, leading The Underground youth ministry, providing oversight and guidance for worship and equipping ministries (mens, womens, children and young adults)
  • Family: Mackenzie (married January 2013)
  • 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 20 years), 2 boys – Andy & Keauno, & dog, Stella
  • Hobbies: spending time with family and friends, going for walks, watching movies, a good cup of tea, traveling & enjoying God’s beautiful creation
 

 

Jonathan Deckert

Worship Director
 
  • Responsibilities: choosing music for services, leading & coordinating music ministry teams
  • Family: wife Andrea (18 years), 6 kids – Elizabeth, Joshua, Abigail, James, Josiah & John
  • Hobbies: hanging out with family, hunting, fishing, basketball, reading, gardening, music
 

 

Sarah Frith

Children’s Ministry Coordinator
 
  • Responsibilities: organizing and assisting our children and family ministries
  • Family: Dan (husband of 8 years), 3 kiddos – Miles, Logan & Julia
  • Hobbies: relaxing at the lake, going for walks, spending time with my family and friends, watching movies, gardening, reading a good book, & sitting down with a big cup of coffee