Our Staff

Paul Edenfield - Pastor


 Pastor Paul has the privilege of leading Bethlehem in becoming the disciples that God would have us to be. He preaches the Word of God with humbleness, conviction and with practical application. He and his wife Melissa have been married for 14 years and have four wonderful children; Zoe, Emily, Silas, and Timothy. Pastor Paul has been on staff at Bethlehem since February of 2008. His hobbies include golf, music, and enjoying college football (War Eagle!).  

Jared Helms - Interim Student Pastor


  Jared has the privilege of serving as our Interim Student Pastor (grades 6-12). Jared leads our middle and high school teens in knowing how they can have a loving relationship with God through Jesus Christ the Son, and also how to live after they receive that grace. Jared is married to Brittany and have three wonderful children, Georgia, James, and Caroline. Jared's hobbies include spending time with his family, music, raising cattle, and enjoying college football (Roll Tide!).  

James McMillan - Worship Leader



James leads the praise band, praise team, and people of Bethlehem in praise and adoration of the Lord Jesus Christ.

James will always encourage you not to come to church to worship, but to bring your worship to church.

James is married to Misty and has been leading worship at Bethlehem since February of 2011.

Patty Baker - Secretary


Starla Barrineau - BCDC Director


April Merrell - BCDC Program Dir.


Gene Gainour - Pastor Emeritus