Staff

Meet Our Team

Chad Torrison

Lead Pastor

Chad became our Lead Pastor in late 2022. Originally from Greenwood, IN, he has spent the last five years leading a large Young Adults Ministry in the Seattle area. He has his B.S. in Biblical Studies and minor in Youth Ministry from Liberty University, M.T.S. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Biblical Counseling Certification from ACBC.
 
Chad is married to Sara and they have three girls Lucy (6), Calvary (3), and Georgia (1.5). In his spare time, he enjoys craft coffee, distance running, and golf.
 
At Bethel he is passionate about preaching the Word, counseling God's people, and leading the incredible team here.

Weston Oxley

Pastor of Adult Ministries

Weston Oxley became Bethel's Adult Ministries Pastor in 2017. Previously, Weston had served for 10 years as the Student Ministries Director. Weston is married to Amy and they have five children.
Weston doesn’t have much spare time because of his five energetic boys, but when he does have time, he enjoys just about any sport, good conversation, and spending time with his family. Weston also likes to play basketball and watch movies.

Kevin Fogerty

Pastor of Worship and Creative Arts

Kevin has been married to his wife Stephanie since 2011 and have two boys (Judah and Graham) and a baby girl (Selah). Kevin grew up coming to Bethel and loved serving in the worship and youth ministries. After college and working in a few other churches he returned to Bethel as the Director of Worship & Creative Arts in January 2019.
Kevin is passionate about seeing God’s church engaging in heart-felt, spirit-and-truth, vertical adoration of Jesus Christ. Worship is what believers will be doing for all of eternity, so it’s great to practice right now!
In their free time, the Fogerty family loves to travel, be outside, cheer on the world champion Chicago Cubs, and play sports together.

Austin Rogers

Next Gen Director

Austin became our Next Generation Director in July of 2023, coming to us all the way from Southern California! Austin was born and raised in Washington state, just outside of Seattle. He has known his wife, Meghan, since they were 8 years old, and they have been happily married since 2018. Austin and Meghan have Titus (3), Exodus (1), and a third that is due in October.

Austin has spent the past five years in an array of different ministry positions as he seeks to grow in experience and knowledge so that he might excel still more. In their free time, Austin and his family love to do everything together, from movie nights to Ultimate Frisbee to hiking and everything in between!

Austin Hall

Ministry Assistant

Austin Hall had served as a worship intern from 2020-2022 (and still regularly serves on our worship team) as well as has served as an interim Youth Facilitator and now he is our Ministry Assistant as he serves as our Student Ministries Worship Leader as well as our Tech Director.

Kiera Spilman

Director of Children and Family Ministries

Kiera Spilman is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute with a degree in Children and Family Ministries. Kiera has served in children’s ministry from a young age and enjoys partnering with families in the discipleship of their children. She is passionate about sharing the love of Christ and the need of a savior to children who have never heard this message. She has worked with children in a variety of ways including globally in Haiti and Guatemala through VBS and Bible Clubs. She comes from a large family of 6 kids and one adorable dog Rex. She enjoys hiking, antique shopping, and finding new coffee shops to try. One of her favorite activities includes watching cheesy Netflix/Hallmark original movies.

Cindy Reynolds

Director of Stewardship

Cindy Reynolds has served as Bethel's Director of Stewardship since 2016.  She has been married to her husband Tim for 35+ years. They have two adult children: Chris (Amber) and Stephen (Valerie), and four grandchildren.  In her role, Cindy manages the financial affairs of the church alongside the Treasurer and Elders. She also works with teams to convey the message to Bethel family members that all we have belongs to God and we are charged with administering our time and our gifts and our finances on His behalf and to His glory.
In their spare time, Tim and Cindy love to spend time with family and friends.

Jami McGarry

Administrative Assistant

Jami McGarry has been Bethel’s Administrative Assistant since 2007. Jami has been married to her husband Brian for 20+ years and they have two kids, Jake and Maddi, who keep the couple busy with school, church activities, and numerous sporting events.  Jami has attended Bethel her entire life and has many reasons why she loves worshiping here.  One of the things she loves most is the people and how they are such faithful prayer warriors. Jami and her family have counted on these Bethel friends to pray them through many trials in their lives and have been blessed abundantly by their prayers and friendship.
The McGarrys enjoy family activities such as fishing, 4-wheeler rides, long walks with their dogs, playing sports, watching movies and sporting events, as well as finding opportunities to serve Jesus together.

Jane Herring

Administrative Assistant

Jane has 2 married sons, 5 awesome grandchildren & a sweet pup named Shiloh. She has attended Bethel since 2020 & loves her Bethel family; their heart to worship & glorify Jesus, love of His Word, heart for prayer & love for each other. She is passionate about her relationship with the Lord, worshipping Him & sharing the love of God with others. Jane enjoys watching and cheering on her grandkids at their various events, spending time with family & friends, watching movies with her lap puppy, traveling & quilting.

Ron McGarry

Custodian

Ron's favorite part of his ministry is helping people out and serving them. In Ron's spare time, he enjoys hunting (especially deer) and spending time with his family.

Jake Kelley

Custodian

Jake Kelley was born in Galesburg and grew up in Indianapolis, IN. He graduated from Decatur Central High School in Indianapolis. He moved back to Galesburg in 2016 to live with his grandparents and attend Carl Sandburg College. He graduated Carl Sandburg with a certificate in automotive technology. Jake currently works for the City of Galesburg part-time in the mornings and for Bethel Baptist Church part-time in the afternoons. In his spare time, Jake enjoys working on his trucks and growing in his daily walk with Christ.