Meet Our Elders

David Christensen


My wife, Rebecca, and I have two adult children and five lovely grandchildren.  We are both recently "unemployed" retired from thirty plus years in health care and municipal government.  We are now keeping busy operating the family farm and spending time at our place "up north".  Bethel Baptist has been our church home for many years.

Terry Stewart


Terry has been married to his wife Joni since 1984. They have two children: Mallory Nyman and Bradley Stewart. Mallory is married to her husband Ryan and works as a photographer. Bradley is married to Lora and is the office manager at Righteous Rides. Terry is retired from the BNSF Railway. In his free time, Terry enjoys fishing, traveling and spending time with his family (especially the grandkids!) "I love that there are so many generations of families in Bethel. It awesome to see parents faithfully bring their children to Bethel and those children grow up bringing their children to Bethel."

John Maaske


John is married to Darlene and they have one son, Matt who is married to Molly. They have three grandchildren - Layla, Wyatt, and Myles. John enjoys golfing, traveling, and being with family and friends. He has served on the Worship Team, Choir, greeter, and is Chairman of the Missions Team.

Josh Reed


Josh began attending Bethel in 1995 after he met his future wife and life-long Bethel member, Rikki. Josh and Rikki were married at Bethel in 1999 and they have 4 children: Donnivan, Damon, Devon, and Lydia. Josh is also involved in the AWANA program where he has been the Commander since the program came back to Bethel. Josh and Rikki love the fact that Bethel has a variety of ministry opportunities where their children can both participate and volunteer while growing closer to God.

Tim Reynolds


Tim has been married to Cindy for 30+ years. They have two boys, Chris (Amber), and Steve (Valerie). Tim runs a computer network services business, Technology Transfer, LLC. In his spare time, Tim enjoys woodworking, fishing, traveling, and working on his farm. Tim has served at Bethel in a number of capacities including elder and teacher.

Charlie Bailey


Charlie has attended Bethel since he was born. He met his wife at Bethel youth group, where they served together many years ago.  They have been married for 23 years. Charlie is a step dad to Caleb who is married and is expecting with their first grandchild. Charlie and Sherri have two daughters, Molly who recently got married and Ariann who is in her Senior year of high school. Charlie is also co-owner of Bailey Excavating and has the Roto Rooter Franchise here in town. In his free time, he likes to be at home and spend time with his family. He and his wife enjoy going to the second service. Bethel has helped him to deepen his faith in Christ and is looking forward to serving in this capacity.

Rick Welty


Rick married Sue, his high-school sweetheart, in 1972. They have two children, Megan and Adam.  Besides serving as an elder, he teaches Sunday School and is a "Truck Club" member. He enjoys bicycling, reading, spending time with family, and talking to people.

Rick Stufflebeem


Rick married his wife Marty in 1975. They have three adult daughters and ten grandkids. Rick has been at Bethel for over 40 years and prior to joining the Elder Board he served Bethel as Children's director. Rick and Marty love to camp and spend time at the grandkids' activities. He says his favorite thing about Bethel is the people and it is an honour to serve Jesus alongside them.

Phil Price


My wife, Dana, and I have been attending Bethel for the past eight years. We have been married 49 years and have two children and five grandchildren. I retired from teaching in 2009 and Dana retired from her dental hygiene career in 2019. We joined Bethel because the truths of God's Word are proclaimed every Sunday and the hope of the church is to share His gift of salvation.