our leadership

  • PAstor jeff jennings

    lead pastor

    Pastor Jeff has a deep love for Jesus and the Gospel that permeates his teaching and life. He is passionate about loving our community and is not afraid of having difficult conversations in order to share Christ's grace with others.  Jeff has a Bachelors in English from Cal State Fullerton and a Masters of Divinity from Talbot Theological Seminary. He loves live music, reading, hoarding books, listening to podcasts, and running. He has been married to his wife, Robin, for 12 years and they have two daughters and a son.

  • David Beuving

    Worship and Youth Director

    David  has a deep faith in Jesus Christ as Rescuer for all that is lost in this world. He is passionate about learning where other believers are at in their faith and meeting them there in worship. He has a hope and a prayer to witness a new and excited young generation of faithful Christ-followers to come from Bethany Church. David is studying Bible & Theology at Multnomah University. He has been married to his wife, Kaitlyn, for 7 years and they have 3 young girls. In his spare time he enjoys reading books, hunting, hiking, and playing music as a family.

  • children's ministry director

    Pray for us as we seek a new children's ministry director for Bethany. If you or someone you know is interested in this part-time position, please contact the Church Office.

  • jack rants

    Elder Chair

    Jack's greatest ambition in life is to honor God by pursuing knowledge of and obedience to Him more completely and consistently, and by helping every person he can to do the same.  He highly values the equipping and deployment of our church family for service in Christ's name and power so that we can fulfill the Great Commandment of loving our neighbors as ourselves and the Great Commission of making disciples.  Jack and his wife, Leslie, have felt priviledged to serve with other members of Bethany Church since mid-2014. 

  • joy smith


    Joy loves the Lord and Bethany Church. She has attended Bethany for 28 years and is the one who keeps the church office running smoothly. When she is not busy at church, she enjoys reading, rockhounding with her husband, hiking, OHA activities, and breakfast with friends. Joy has been married to her husband, Kim, for 37 years and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren.