Chris Ambrozy

Kim McKendrick


Ruth Brady

PPC Secretary

Director, Board of Outreach

Patty Blashill, Carmen Dereere

Director, Board of Youth

Klaus Doll

Phil Thomas


Ray Blashill

Bookkeeper, Kim Heaton 

Kim came to our staff in 2018 working PT in our office. She receives donations, provides reports for Lay Leaders and over sees our financial accounts. She also is the bookkeeper at First Presbyterian in Mt Clemens. She and husband Dan have three grown children. 

Executive Director

Director, Board of Member Care


Marlene celebrates 29 years serving Bethel Bethel and the community. She began serving in our office as a part-time working typing the bulletin. Since then, her responsibilities have grown and she has met the challenges. Currently, along with running the office, she oversees our Food Pantry, our Holiday Food Baskets and Gift giving and coordinates a number of projects through the congregation. She and her husband, Barry, have two grown sons. 

Director, Board of Church Properties

Director, Board of Stewardship

Cheri Bayer 

Pastor Jamey grew up in Herron, MI graduating from Alpena High School.  He is also a graduate of Michigan State University and Trinity Lutheran Seminary.  Pastor Jamey has served 3 churches (Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church - Wheeling, WV; Cross Lutheran Church - Clinton Twp, MI; Faith Lutheran Church - Shelby Twp, MI) before coming here to Bethel Lutheran. 
Pastor Jamey is married to Tracey Milbauer-Authier and has 3 children:  Parker, working in Indianapolis, IN; Stella, studying at MSU; and Margo, a senior at Fraser High School.  They live in Clinton Twp with several cats and dogs.

Asst. Executive Director

Pastor Jamey Authier

Office Administrator, Marlene Pitters 

Praise Team Leader, Mary Doll

Mary  grew up at Bethel and has been part of our praise band since we first began contemporary worship in 1991.  As leader she coordinates our worship services and continues to keep our praise filled with popular Christian songs focusing on Christ's gift of grace to us. She and her husband Klaus have two grown children. 

Musician, Darwood Sundermann

​Darwood provides organ and piano accompaniment for all but our contemporary worship. A graduate of Concordia College/Ann Arbor Music program, Darwood taught music for a number of years and served as organist and choir director at a number of churches. He has two grown daughters. 

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Director, Board of Christian Education

Karen Miller

Director, Board of Worship

Custodian, Tom