Steve Rhodes, Senior Pastor

As a teaching pastor, Steve has a passion for Biblical instruction and presenting the truths of God’s Word. He and his wife, Meagan, have two young daughters. Pastor Steve desires to talk with those who have doubts and help them seek answers. Pastor Steve has a Bachelors in Pastoral Studies from Cedarville University (2006) and a Masters in Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary (2010).


Karl Fink, Children’s Pastor

Our Children’s Pastor is Karl Fink. Pastor Karl has served at Bethel Friends Church in a variety of positions including Youth Pastor, Administrator and Minister of Christian Education. Pastor Karl has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, including a minor in Counseling, and also a Master of Religious Education degree from Liberty University. Pastor Karl has served at Bethel Friends Church since 1992.


Kevin and Wendy Coy, Youth Pastors

Kevin and Wendy joined the ministry team at Bethel Friends Church in 2016.  Their ministry is focused on teaching future generations about God and showing them how to build their own, personal relationship with Christ by getting into God’s Word, praying and learning to live for Him


Elaine Carlson, Choir Director & Pianist

Elaine Carlson has been involved in the adult music program at Bethel Friends since 1979.  She has a Bachelor of Music degree from Muskingum University and a Master of Science in Music Education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  She is a retired vocal music and piano teacher.  She resides in Poland with her husband Tom, and has 3 married daughters and 8 grandchildren.

Jennifer Graffius, Church Secretary

Jennifer Graffius is the secretary at Bethel Friends church, serving the position since August 2017.  The church office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.