Aaron Adams received God's call to shepherd Bethel Baptist Church in 2019 after twelve years on the North Shore of Chicagoland. His highest priority is the Gospel of Jesus Christ, applied to every area of life, transforming people, families, churches, and communities for eternity. Aaron was rescued by Jesus at age 12, and continues to be amazed at the LORD's goodness to him. Aaron holds a BA in Religious Studies from Texas Christian University, and an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Aaron and Heather have been married since 2004 and have three daughters - Halina, Camille, and Kaila. Aaron and Heather love to cook together, share Christ-centered hospitality, and serve others.
Associate Pastor (Elder)
Steve Galbo is the associate pastor of Bethel Baptist Church. He has served the church since September of 2017. Previously Steve has served at various churches in Illinois and Arkansas totaling over 20 years in pastoral ministry.
Steve received his B.A. in pastoral ministry from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia AR, his Master’s degree in theology from Bethel Theological Seminary in St. Paul, MN, and his Ph.D. in Biblical hermeneutics from London School of Theology, in London, UK.
Steve has three grown children—all beautiful girls, two wonderful son-in-laws, and five amazing grandchildren. His wife Jane, an elementary teacher, is his love of 38 years.
Zach is a Colorado native, growing up in Firestone. He recently graduated from UNC with a BA in accounting. Zach works as an intern with Campus Outreach in addition to his duties at Bethel.
Bill has been a Bethel member for over 35 years, faithfully serving as Deacon, Sunday School teacher, and Church Moderator. Bill is married to Jan and together they have two married children and four grandchildren. Bill is happily retired from education, but still using his giftedness working with children.
Jamie Eklund was born and raised in rural Wyoming and has attended Bethel since 2006. He has served as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, life group leader and elder. He and his wife Megan have been married for 15 years. They have three sons and a daughter, and enjoy fellowshipping with others on their small acreage outside of town
Daniel is a long-time Bethel member, having grown up in the church since birth! Daniel has been married to his wife, Ashlie since 2007 and they have three daughters with a little boy soon joining the family. They live in Greeley on the farm Daniel grew up on. Daniel works at Bucklen Equipment. Daniel has served in many ministries of the church including youth ministry, college ministry, mission trips, VBS, etc. He currently leads a life group, participates in the counseling ministry, and co-leads the Berean Sunday School class.
Glenn is the Superintendent for the Platted Valley School District. He is married to Shawna and together they have three children. Glenn has been a member at Bethel almost 30 years and during that time has participated in several ministries. He has served as a deacon, deacon chair, moderator and now as an elder. He leads a life group that has had some of the same members for over 20 years. Glenn enjoys helping his wife show hospitality through serving meals at the member meetings and to college students.