Pastor Jesse officially joined the BBC Staff in May of 2019. He is a man who is committed to reaching this generation with the Good News of Jesus Christ. Bethlehem Baptist Church is a multi-generational church that is committed to reaching families throughout Bethlehem, North Carolina, America and the world. Pastor Jesse is married to his high school sweetheart, Cyndi. They have two adult daughters, Sarah and Rebekah, and three grandchildren, Madison, Micah and Axton. Pastor Jesse and Cyndi enjoy serving together in the ministry of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Associate Pastor of Youth Ministries
Director of Children’s Ministries
Kelsey Poole officially became The Director of Children’s Ministries November 1st 2017. Kelsey is engaged to Matt Austin and set to be married on Aril 18th, 2020. 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.
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.