Dean C. Chambers
Pastor Chambers became the Senior Pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church on October 18, 2020. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga, TN and a Masters Degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, VA. Pastor Chambers grew up in Winston-Salem, NC and has served at churches in the Winston-Salem area and in Charleston, WV. He and his wife, Stephanie, and his children, Ella and Liam, love the Bethlehem community and desire to minister and preach the gospel in this community.
Director of Children’s Ministries
Kelsey Poole officially became The Director of Children’s Ministries November 1st 2017. Kelsey is married to her husband Matt Austin. They first met at South Mountain Baptist Camp, where they were both serving as camp staff, They served together for 4 years. Kelsey has a passion for children and loves teaching them about God while growing the kingdom of His name. Her passion and love for children is displayed in all that she does, including getting to know them personally and calling them each by name.
Director of Student Ministries
It is a joy to have Matt Austin serve with us at Bethlehem. Matt served at South Mountain Baptist Camp for 5 years where he felt God calling him to ministry. Matt has a passion for youth and desires to see them grow deeper in their relationship with Christ. Matt is married to his wife Kelsey.
Minister of Music
David Vannoy is energized by praising the Lord through any style of music. Having grown up in a very musical family, he has always shared this passion in church. “Nothing gives me more joy and peace than worship for Him.” Through music, David draws our focus to Jesus and helps open our hearts and minds to worship and listen to God speak. As well as leading in worship, he facilitates opportunities for music through adult choir, children’s choirs, praise teams, and a praise band. He earned a Bachelor of Science/Music from Appalachian State University. David and his wife Shannon have two daughters, Erin and Rachel, and a son, Caleb. David is also our resident restaurant guide. He is a walking encyclopedia of where to eat, what they have…and how they fair on the Vannoy Rating Scale.
Financial and Administrative Secretary
A native of the Hickory, NC area, Maggie comes to us having graduated with a Bachelors Degree from Liberty University. She has experience in the area of marketing, administration, and leadership, and will be an asset to our team moving forward. Maggie enjoys movies, music, shopping, hanging out with her family, and Liberty Flames Athletics