Aaron Adams

Senior Pastor  (Elder)

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.

Zach Starbeck

Administrative Assistant (accounting)

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.

Katie Stewart

Administrative Assistant (part-time)

Katie is a retired teacher helping with office duties part time.  She hails from Connecticut but has considered Colorado her home for the past 30+ years.  Katie graduated from Bethel University with a BA in mathematics and taught at Dayspring Christian Academy for 28 years.  She is married to David and they have 4 married children and 8 grandchilden.

Whitney Rutz

Administrative Assistant (part-time)

Whitney and her husband, Kurtis, parent four boys together and have worshiped with Bethel since September 2019. Whitney is a graduate of Dayspring Christian Academy and most recently worked at Dayspring as the school secretary. She was also the office administrator at her previous church for 10 years.

Lay Elders

Lay Elder

Bill Edwards

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.

Lay Elder

Jamie Eklund

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

Lay Elder

Daniel Clark

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.

Lay Elder

Glenn McClain

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. 


Randy Bucklen


Jeff & Joy Casey

Youth Ministries

Tom Frame


Kyle Hicks




Steven Kennedy


Early Childhood

Kyle & Tiffany Hicks



Ashlie Clark


Ladies Ministry

Tiffany DeBoer


Children Ministries

Shawna McClain

(970) 352-7373

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2307 17th Avenue

Greeley, CO 80631 USA