Grady and Joyce Russell
Our lead pastor and his wife have an extensive and exemplary ministry background in churches in Alabama and Florida spanning over three decades. Grady is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and is a graduate of Troy State University. Joyce is an accomplished musician and teacher and also serves as the church office manager/bookkeeper.
They have been married for over 40 years and have three adult children, Jennifer, and her husband Keith Hudson, David and his wife Missy (and their children Andrew, Abigail, and Asher), and Jonathan and his wife Stephanie (and their children, Katie, Emily and Rachel.)
Grady is a gifted teacher and anointed preacher of the Word of God. He is highly skilled in all areas of ministry and church administration.
Grady and Joyce are enthusiastic followers of Jesus Christ and believe strongly in the concept of team ministry. They have implemented many aspects of team leadership here at Bethel.
Daniel and Liz Wilson
Daniel Wilson joined the Bethel staff in January 2014 as the student ministries pastor. He has been in full time ministry for 9 years. He has a B.S. in youth ministry from Southeastern University and is ordained by the Assemblies of God. He had been married to his wife, Liz for 8 years. Together they have one dog, a beagle, named Bama.
Colby Bellew has been on staff with Bethel since October 2014 serving as the pastoral ministries assistant and media coordinator after previously volunteering in various ministries throughout the church. Colby is a Certified Minister with the Assemblies of God, and is currently working to obtain a B.S. in business administration.
Jennifer and Keith Hudson
Our Worship Leader, Jennifer Hudson, is a truly anointed leader and singer. Jennifer has a long background in music and worship. Jennifer has been leading worship at Bethel for four years. She and her husband Keith both serve Bethel diligently and with great passion.