Senior Pastor: Rev. Cathi HuvaerePastor Cathi came to Bethany UMC in July of 2017 and we are just so glad to have her! Pastor Cathi’s last name (which looks more intimidating than it is) is pronounced like “Who – Var” (Var rhymes with Bar). Pastor Cathi is looking to get to know this congregation and community. Please give her a warm welcome when you meet her! Looking for a Previous Pastor of Bethany UMC? Rev. LuAnn Rourke transitioned to First United Methodist Church in Port Huron in June of 2017. Rev. John Bailey transitioned to Romeo United Methodist Church in June of 2015. In June of 2017, he transitioned to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Cheboygan, MI.
Secretary: Barbara SerrOffice 9:00am – 2:00pm. Phone: (810)686-5151
Meet the Director of Children’s Ministry- AmyAmy Dickinson-Smith leads our children’s ministry. She has 3 children active in programs at Bethany United Methodist Church, Geneva, Timmy, and Claire. The children’s ministry includes bible study, crafts, music, and recreational activities designed for children from pre-school to 4th grade. If you have questions about our children’s programs, you can reach Amy by email.
Welcome, Marc Middleton! New Youth DirectorWe would all like to welcome Marc Middleton to Bethany UMC. Marc joined the church staff as Youth Director in early December. He’s been getting to know the youth that currently attend and getting familiar with the church family. Marc comes to us from Mt. Morris First UMC. If you see Marc around the halls, stop and say hello and make him feel welcome!
Meet Marc Middleton – Youth Director
I graduated from E.A. Johnson High School in Mt. Morris in 2013 and am currently attending the University of Michigan – Flint for my Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. I have been the assistant youth leader at the First United Methodist Church for the last 2.5 years. My goal is to build the relationship between the youth and God. I also strive to help them learn the Bible and use the teachings in daily life. I plan to keep office hours for anyone interested in connecting in regards to the youth. Please visit me in the church office on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am-3pm, call me at 810-701-4644, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.