Pastor Kelley was called into ministry as a senior in high school. He earned a degree in Pastoral Ministries from Taylor Fort Wayne and a Masters of Ministry Degree from Bethel University. His first ministry job was with StillWater Retreat Ministries where he ministered to at-risk youth in the inner-city of Fort Wayne. Pastor Kelley also served with "Youth for Christ" for four years where he worked with a ministry that was fully devoted to evangelism. Pastor Kelley was then called to Grabill Missionary Church where he led a large youth ministry for ten years and he also led Grabill's Adult Ministries for three years. Pastor Kelley then became a Lead Pastor for the first time at Journey Church in Laporte. Pastor Kelley was thrilled to accept the position of Senior Pastor at Beulah Missionary on June 12, 2022. Most importantly, Pastor Kelley is a Shepherd and Teacher at Heart. He absolutely loves his Lord and Savior and the Word of God. Pastor Kelley is very blessed to be married to Kelly (Kelly-girl) and they have three amazing young daughters.
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Greg has been an Associate for Beulah since 2019, joining us after adventuresome ministries teaching, leading worship, or pastoring in Hawaii, Wyoming, Nebraska, and suburban Detroit. In addition to serving with Beulah, Greg also ministers with Deeper Walk International as an advocate for heart-focused discipleship, speaking to local churches, youth groups, camps, or organizations. He and Beulah's Children’s Director, Lyndee, have been married since 2010, just before they graduated from Bethel College (University), where Greg earned his Bachelors (2010), and later, two Masters degrees (2019). He and Lyndee have four children - Alletheia, Mathias, Anastasia, and Sophia. Greg loves any outdoors activity and is always glad to share time over a good cup of coffee.
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES
Lyndee joined Beulah's staff in September of 2019. She grew up in a music ministry family around northeast Indiana and graduated from Bethel College with a BA in Sociology in 2010. While at Bethel, Lyndee met her husband, Greg. Since getting married in 2010, they have been on many adventures throughout the United States, and they still enjoy traveling together. Lyndee and Greg have four children: Alletheia, Mathias, Anastasia, and Sophia. In any spare time her wonderful family affords her, she enjoys sewing, cooking, baking, exercise, music, and the Hallmark channel. Lyndee desires to share God's love with kids, both in the church and around the community, and hopes they learn to fully embrace who God created them to be in Him.
Jim is a graduate of Bethel University, IU, and Oakland City University. Jim has taught at all levels, elementary through the university, and is currently the Program Director and Department Chair for Education at Bethel University. Jim has a diverse background in music, having had leading roles in musicals and dramas. Jim and his wife, Alisa, are the parents of Jimmy (Katie) and Johnny (Annie) and have 2 grandchildren.
Jackie became our Office Manager once again in July 2016. (Jackie was our office manager for 5 1/2 years and then took a break.) Her husband, Bryon, is pastor of New Paris Church of the Nazarene. Jackie graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University with a major in chemistry. She and Bryon have 2 adult sons, David and Ben, who is married to Kelli.
Kim, Chris, and their 8 children have been attending BMC since 2018. Kim grew up in the Missionary Church and her father is the senior pastor at New Hope Fellowship Missionary Church. She and her young adult daughters have been keeping the church very clean since 2019.
DIRECTOR OF LIFE PRESCHOOL
Fonda began teaching at LIFE Preschool in 2004, in 2015 she was promoted to Director. She grew up in New Brunswick, Canada and graduated from Indiana Bible College. While attending IBC she met her husband, David. They have two young adult children, Wade and Meagan. Fonda has served in several churches and schools in Ohio and Indiana and loves helping children develop a relationship with Jesus. She loves all things music, plays the piano, and enjoys a good book, puzzle, or craft project.