Bethany Baptist Church

Connecting Our Community to Christ
Salem, Oregon

Church Staff

Dr. Tim Baker, Senior Pastor –

BAKER, TIM; (Staff)44Tim came to Bethany in August 1994 and served as youth pastor through the end of 1998. In January 1999 he began serving as senior pastor. He and Marcy have been married for nearly 30 years, have four adult sons and two dogs. Tim graduated from Corban University in 1989 and served as a youth pastor in Idaho for five years before coming to Bethany. He has since completed training at Multnomah Biblical Seminary (MA, M Div) and Western Seminary (D Min). He serves on the board at Corban, as well as on the leadership council for Baptist Network Northwest. He is known to watch a little football in the fall, and attempt to catch a fish or two in the summer.

 Casey Lute, Associate Pastor –

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Jarren Baker, Youth Pastor –

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Joe Mogford, Worship Director –

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Sandy Elliott, Administrative Assistant –


Nelson Zarfas, Finance Director –


Jason Horton, Upward Sports League Director –

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Chris & Hannah McCain, Custodians –

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