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Our Staff

Rev. Haan A. Phelps 

Senior Pastor

Reverend Phelps was welcomed to the pulpit on February 15, 2012 as our new Senior Pastor.  Rev. Phelps was recently ordained as a Minister of the Word and Sacrament with the United Church of Christ. He has completed training in Clinic Pastoral Education. He served as a resident chaplain working in Orthopedics, SICU and Emergency Medical Care areas  and additionally as an on call chaplain.. 

Rev. Jerry Kruse 

Pastor of Visitation

Anne McKarns


Anne has been active at Bethel since 1986, serving in many capacities.  She is also active with the Eastern Ohio Association of the UCC.

Luanne Sanor

Choir Director


Luanne has been a member of Bethel since 1998 She works with our Bell Choir, Chancel Choir and our youth. She is also an Elder on our consistory.

Deborah Cappa

Ministry Assistant/Financial Secretary

Deborah has been a member of Bethel since 1999 and has served on the Consistory, Program life and is presently a part of the Choir.

Wayne Fieldhouse

Building Maintenance 

Wayne is a new member to Bethel but has long time ties to the church. 

Nancy Howenstine


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