||Rev. Randall C. Bard
was installed as Bethel's pastor on July 13, 2008. Pastor Bard graduated
from the Oral Roberts University in 1987. He earned his Master of Divinity
from Concordia Lutheran Seminary, St. Louis, MO in 1997. He also has
training from the Pastoral Leadership Institute in 2000. He has served at
Lutheran churches in Bowie and Ft. Worth, Texas prior to coming to Bethel. He and his wife Connie have three daughters.|
|Randy Moerbe, has served as Bethel's Director of Christian Education
since 1984. He has undergraduate degrees from Concordia University in Austin(1971) and Concordia University, Seward Nebraska (1973).
He also received his Master of Science in Family Life degree from Concordia Seward
in 2001. He has served parishes in Omaha, Nebraska and Baytown, Texas
prior to coming to Bethel. He and his wife Betty have three grown
children. Randy's hobbies include sports, home remodeling and trying to keep the church computers running.
||Rev. K. Lynn Stroud is assisting with Pastoral Care for the congregation. Pastor Stroud
graduated from Concordia, Austin in 1983 with a BA in Mexican American Studies. He earned his Master
of Divinity from Concordia Lutheran Seminary in St. Louis, MO in 1987 and his Doctorate of Ministry
from Faith Evangelical Lutheran Seminary, Tacoma, Washington in 1998. He trained for the Prison Chaplaincy
in Littleton, Colorado taking courses in Clinical Pastoral Education and had been a Federal Prison Chaplain
from 1991 until he retired in June 2014.|
||Deac. Joanna Barnes serves as Bethel's Deaconess. She received a B.A. from Texas A&M University in 1989, a
Master's Degree in Deaconess Studies from Concordia Theological Seminary in 2015, and has done work toward a second
Master's Degree in Religion at Concordia University Chicago. She enjoys reading, study,
reflection, and camping with her husband of 28 years, Lynn.|
|Ruthann Stroud, has served as Bethel's Church Secretary since December
of 2001. She graduated from the University of Missouri - St. Louis with a BSBA specializing in Marketing in 1985. She and her
husband, Lynn, have three children.
|Kathy Herwald is the Director of Finance & Assimilation. She handles the
finances of the congregation and assimilation. She has been employed at Bethel since February 2002.
She graduated from Texas A&M University with BBA in Finance. She is happily married to Greg
Herwald and they are the proud parents of three grown sons.
Her hobbies include being outdoors, fishing, gardening, and spending time with family.|
||Debbie Sadler is the Director of our preschool. She taught preschool for five
years before she became the director at Lord of Life Lutheran Child Development Center in Corpus
Christi. She was the director there for nine years before moving to the Bryan area. Debbie was
also the director at Holy Cross Lutheran Learning Center in College Station for the past seven
years. She and her husband, Mike, have two grown sons.|
||Katie Bentley Office Assistant
Nic Duncan Facilities Support
Keith Lathrom Choir Director
Connie Bard Children's Ministry Coordinator