Staff


  • Doug Eisenbeisz

    Director of Welcoming and Serving

    Doug is responsible for welcoming people into the community of Bethlehem. He creatively work on ways to engage both those new to faith as well as those who have a long standing relationship within the church. He also oversees the many meal ministries that take place, as well as service ministries that happen within and outside the walls of the church.

  • Kris Wollman

    Director of Worship and Music

    Kris is the key planner and coordinator for worship services as well as director for the Senior Choir. She is eager to talk with you about sharing your gifts to enhance our worship life.

  • Sanessa Lindemann

    Coordinator of Children's Music & Drama; Music Co-Coordinator of Contemporary Worship

    Sanessa is responsible for all the children's music and drama opportunities. She also directs the Christmas and spring programs.


    Sanessa, along with Cody, is also responsible for coordinating the music for Wednesday evening worship.

  • Cody Swanson

    Music co-coordinator of contemporary worship

    Cody, along with Sanessa, is responsible for coordinating the music for Wednesday evening worship.

  • Erica Atkins

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Mrs. Atkins has an elementary education degree from Northern State University with an early childhood endorsement. Her family is deeply connected to the worship and ministry of Bethlehem.  

  • MElissa Zastrow

    Director of Children's Ministries

    Melissa is responsible for the implementation of Christian Education for children ages 2 through 5th grade. She has an incredible mix of teaching skills and a deep faith in God's grace. 

  • Beth Kopecky

    Christian Education/Communications Assistant

    Beth helps with all aspects of Sunday and Wednesday School ministries. She also assists with weekly bulletin preparation, website maintenance and other communication ministry.

  • Denny Smook

    coordinator of Youth Ministries

    Denny is our point person for fellowship ministries for middle and high school students as well as Table Talks and Peer Ministry. Click here to find Denny on Facebook.

  • Janis Heier

    Director of Administration

    Janis works closely with the Pastors and Joint Commission, in the planning, direction and day-to-day administration of the church operations. She also collaborates with staff, team members and the larger community in her efforts to effectively manage the financial resources of the church. Click here to find Janis on Facebook.

  • Cyndi Bishop

    Director of Communications

    Cyndi is responsible for the advertising and publications including the bulletins and newsletter. She also works on the BLC website, worship projection, and the Stewardship team.

  • Lori Carpenter

    Administrative Specialist

    Lori serves Bethlehem by providing administrative and secretarial services to the Pastors, staff and congregational leaders. She maintains the events calendar; schedules weddings, baptisms and funerals; and updates the membership database.

  • Jason Rohrbach

    Director of FACILITIES

    Jason and our custodial team are responsible to see that the facility is ready to welcome people for the many ministries of Bethlehem.