Church Board

Our Church Board functions as a plurality of leaders who serve our congregation by “shepherding the flock” in areas of spiritual oversight and care, as well as directing our ministries and finances. Our Board consists of our 2 Pastors, 4-6 Deacons, and 4-6 Trustees. Our Deacons primarily look after “people”, while our Trustees primarily look after “property”. Each year, during our Annual Church Business Meeting, the church members vote to elect Deacons and Trustees to 3 year terms as positions are open. After this meeting, the Board meets to elect a Deacon Chairman and Trustee Chairman, with one of these chairmen then being elected to represent the Board as Board Chairman. The Board Chairman facilitates Board Meetings, and speaks on behalf of the Board as needed. We praise God for the men He has raised up to be servant-leaders at Bethany!

Kevin Losen

Kevin has been a board member for over 30 years and also serves as our Board Chairman. He and his wife Cherie were married in 1983 and have 3 adult children: Erica (Campbell), Colleen (Ray), Jacob, and 4 grandchildren. In 2012, Kevin retired from Wayne County after 28 years. During the next 3 years, he helped manage the construction of the new Bethany facilities. Kevin is now the Director of Human Resources in the City of Romulus.

Roger Kirkpatrick

Roger and his wife of 42+ years, Pat, live in Romulus and were led to Bethany Bible Church in 2012.  They serve in several ministries including Sunday School, choir and Adult Bible Classes. Their two daughters live out of state and their son and his family reside in Superior Twp. The Lord has blessed their families with 17 children. Roger currently sells commercial lighting throughout southeast Michigan.

Jerold Garland

Jerold and his wife Donetta have been married since 1971 and have 3 adult children: Bill, Andy, and Becka (McClaran) and 7 grandchildren. Jerold is retired from Chrysler. He serves as an AWANA leader, as well as being an usher/greeter for our worship gatherings.

Paul England

Paul has been a member of Bethany since 1989 and has taught one of the Adult Bible Classes for many years. He is married to Vicki and they have one daughter, Loni and one granddaughter, Harper. Paul has been working for the City of Romulus since 1976.

Bob Lorincz

Bob and his wife Renee have been married since 1983 and have 3 children: Aaron, Alisha, and Abigail. Bob works for ReMax Properties, Inc. and currently serves as an Adult Bible Class Teacher.

Bob Murray

Bob and his wife Gayle were married in 1973. They have 4 children and 6 grandchildren. Bob taught in Van Buren for 17 years before they served 21 years in Nigeria as missionaries with SIM. Bob is currently the Midwest Regional Director for SIM working in churches and on college campuses in 7 states. He is a Life Group Leader and a member of our Missions Committee.

Dale Yates

Dale and his wife, Grace, have been married since 1980 and have 2 grown children, Nathan and Rebekah and 4 grandchildren. Dale is retired from CSX Transportation and is currently working part-time at the University of Michigan Athletic Department.  He currently serves as Head Usher and also helps with teaching in the Adult Bible classes.

David Murray

David and his wife Diane have been married since 2006 and have one son, Joshua, and two daughters, Mia and Emma. David teaches mathematics and physics at Plymouth Christian Academy and currently serves as a youth leader and life group leader here at Bethany. David is also our Board Secretary and serves on our Christian Education Board.

Rob Nelson

Rob and his wife Gale have been married for 25 years, and have 2 beautiful daughters, Leah and Ruth. Rob works for his brothers business Nelson floor covering in sales now, but installed for many years. With many other volunteers, he has carpeted most of the carpeted areas you see now at Bethany.

Jeff Neumann

Jeff and his wife Crystal have been married since 1989 and have 4 children: Sarah, Lauren, Nick, and Alex. Jeff works for UPS and works with Crystal in Kids Ignite. Jeff is also a member of our Mission Board.

Jim Smith

Jim and his wife Anna have been married since 1993 and have 4 children: Mason, Garrett, Natalie, and Karissa. Jim is employed by DHL. He plays the drums for our worship team and is also a Life Group Leader.