Celebrating 60 Years!

Daycare Staff

Cherie Losen

Cherie was recently appointed by the church board as the Day Care Director but has been a staff member for over 25 years. Cherie and her husband Kevin have been married for over 30 years and are both involved in the ministries of Bethany Bible Church. They have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.

Kay Brooks

Kay taught preschool and elementary grades in both private and public schools for several years before taking over the preschool program at Bethany in 1987. She has also been on the Bethany Day Care Center Board since 1974. Kay is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University (B.S. Elementary Education and M.A. Early Childhood Education). She…

Connie Shull

Connie has been working at Bethany Day Care Center since 2013. She has a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education and has taught for over 20 years. As the Preschool Director she is responsible for health records and creating preschool lesson plans.

Susette Losen

Susette began working at Bethany Day Care Center after graduating from Belleville High School in 1979. Soon after, she earned her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential for early childhood education (ECA) and is currently in her 31st year of teaching kindergarten. She and husband John (Bethany Music Director) married in 1982 and have three grown…

Tammy Rice

Tammy has worked at Bethany Preschool since January 1987. She is married to Paul Rice and has three children, one daughter-in-law, one son-in-law, and two grandchildren. Tammy’s family has been attending Bethany Bible Church since 2010.

Leigh-Anne Sanders

Leigh-Anne has been teaching at BDCC since 2003. She is married to Richard Sanders and has two children; Corey and Shelby. Her family has been attending Bethany Bible Church since 2006.

Beth Ann Verde

Beth Ann joined the staff at Bethany Day Care Center in December of 1997. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Family Life Education from Spring Arbor College. She and her husband, Juan, have been married since 1981, and they have three grown children and three grandchildren.

Rebekah Smith

Rebekah has been working at Bethany Day Care Center since June of 2016 and has attended church at Bethany since 1995. She earned her Child Development Associates Degree in May 2015. Rebekah married Mason Smith in October 2016.

Erin Rice

Erin has worked at BDCC since August of 2016. She graduated from Belleville High School in 2013. She has been attending Bethany Bible Church since 2010.

Kristen Jones

Kristen has been working at Bethany preschool since August 2016. She is married to Allan Jones and has two children; Carson (9) and Lauren (6).

Rebecca McClaran

Rebecca has worked at BDCC since 2016. She is currently working towards a degree in early childhood. She is married to Jim McClaran and has three children; Logan, Audrey, and Elyse.

Jean Morris

Jean has worked in the Day Care Center since 2003. She works in the office and does the craft program for the children. Jean attended MSU and has a degree in Horticulture. Her hobbies are crochet and oil painting.

Janet Redden

Janet has worked at BDCC since 1984, serving as the cook. She has enjoyed seeing many kids come through the Day Care and now seeing them attend church at Bethany. She loves her job!

Jim Bennett

Jim works as a part time maintenance man doing general maintenance and fixing toys.