Gary & Gayle Russell
Ryan & Katrina Snyder
Position: Children’s Ministry, Worship Leader, Media Coordinator
Married on June 14, 2014, Ryan and Katrina have been ministering at Bethel before their relationship together started, but continue to bring their gifts and pray for miracles as a powerful husband and wife.
Ryan is a Michigan native, and was called into the ministry shortly after high school. While following The Lord’s calling, Ryan ended up in Oregon as an intern at Bethel. Through prayer and believing God, Ryan has been blessed with a beautiful, talented wife, 2 adorable twin girls, and numerous ministry opportunities (currently including media coordination, children’s ministry, and the inauguration of the preschool at Bethel). All glory to God!
Born in Central Idaho, Katrina has been ministering with her parents since her early high school years, diligently following the calling that God placed on her. After completing her GED through Mt. Hood Community College, she went on to complete her Associate’s degree at MHCC in music theory. She currently minsters through worship at Bethel. We congratulate her on her 2016 graduation, and the Snyder family for the birth of her twin girls!
Position: Youth Pastor
Kyle has been ministering with Bethel for a little over a year, and has been making it his goal to impact and build relationships with the neighborhood youth. Born near Seattle, WA, Kyle has been involved in ministry throughout his early adulthood, and we are proud to support him in his first youth pastor position.
Along with his desire to see God’s Kingdom spread across the city and in the family at Bethel, Kyle loves comic books, superheroes, Power Rangers, and building relationships with his church family. Visit the youth group on Mondays and say hi!
Position: Associate Pastor
Kyle Smith, born in Shoshone, ID to a family of pastors, has been involved in ministry for much of his life. After graduating high school, Kyle made the decision to dedicate himself to the ministry, and was involved in the OYAMA program based in Albany, OR. After completing the OYAMA program, Kyle went on to serve in a handful of churches, before coming to Bethel in 2012. Since then, Kyle has served as the lead youth pastor, as well as joining the worship team to play the piano. Recently, Kyle has passed on the torch and taken on the position of associate pastor. Today, Kyle serves in our Sunday School service, bringing strong teachings of God’s word, and using his talents in analysation and education in the Word of God.