Children's Ministries Staff

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Jessica Petersen

Pastor to Children & Families

Office: 512-258-6017 x232
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Rev. Jessica Petersen is an ordained deacon, serving as Pastor to Children and Families at Bethany UMC since June 2011. Jessica is a graduate of Southwestern University, where she studied Religion and Communications, and Duke Divinity School, where she specialized in Christian Education. She is married to David, and they have two daughters. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, cycling, reading, and spending time with loved ones.

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Jen Seibel

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Office: 512-258-6017 x 233
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Susan Hinderliter

Children's Ministry Administrative Coordinator

Office: 512-258-6017 x 269
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Christin Smith

Nursery Coordinator

Office: 512-258-6017 x 270
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Elizabeth Nettles

Communication Coordinator & Nursery Administrator

Office: 512-258-6017 x 270
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Pat Rudd

Bethany School Director

Office: 512-258-6965 x238
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I have an Early Childhood degree from Auburn University and taught public school and Head Start for several years before becoming a Mom.  I have been at Bethany School for 25 years- taught in Bethany School for 19 years before becoming Director in 2013. Children are my life and I love working with both children and their families.

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Michele Martin

Bethany School Administrator

Office: 512-258-6965 x237
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