Pastor Jeff Welch
Senior Pastor

Pastor Jeff is married to his incredible wife Cari and has three amazing children, Hana, Allison, and Josiah. Jeff came to Bethany in 2011 after 20 years in Youth and Family ministry. He is a graduate of Western Baptist College (Now Corbin University) (1994), and Western Seminary (2010).

Jeff is the Senior Pastor at Bethany and responsible for preaching, teaching, and shepherding the wonderful people at BBC. He is passionate about preaching and teaching the Bible. He also has a strong desire to help people understand the Gospel (Who Jesus is, What He did for us, and What it means to be His followers). He loves Coffee, the Bible, Motorcycles, Sports, his wife, and his Family, although not in that order!

Lyle Whitmore
Youth Minister

Lyle is the youth minister at Bethany Baptist and he has been since 2011. He really enjoys working with the youth group and their families. He has been blessed to be a part of this church for so long.

He loves getting to teach, do fun events, play games, fellowship and worship with the youth here. Lyle also enjoys spending time with his lovely and creative wife. Outside of ministry and family, Lyle loves getting to watch and coach sports as well eating good food and playing board games.