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Pastoral Staff

Pastoral Staff

The Church is made up by the people within it, yet without leaders, a church doesn't have any direction.  God has blessed Bethesda Worship Center with outstanding leadership who go above and beyond the call of the Lord.  Take a moment to meet our key leaders.


Pastor Kendal & Angela Harris

Senior Pastor

Pastor Ken & Angela Harris married and started into the full-time ministry in 1979. They became the Senior Pastors of Bethesda Worship Center in September of 1999. Since then, the church and ministries have grown from approximately 50-60 attendees to 250 plus covenant partners.


Pastor Harris graduated from West Coast Bible College in Fresno California with an Associates Degree in Arts. His Bachelors Degree in Arts, a Masters Degree in Theology, and a Doctorate of Philosophy (ABD) in Theology from Life Christian University in Tampa, Florida.


Pastor Ken & Angela have three children, and eight grandchildren. They have lived in the Richmond area since 1989. As strong teachers and musicians, Pastor Ken & Angela enjoy time with their family, the outdoors, and especially their congregation.


Pastor Pat & Jeana Dale

Associate Pastor

Pastor Pat and Jeana both felt led into ministry at a young age. Since 2009, this couple has served as our Associate Pastors. Jeana is an anointed worship leader and Pat teaches our Adult Bible Study (ABS) as well as oversees our outreaches.  Pastor Pat holds two degrees in Theology from Life Christian University.


Pastor Pat and Jeana enjoy an active lifestyle.  Their hobbies include fishing and biking.  Their son Cody and his wife Victoria have graced them with two grandchildren, Mila and Maddix.


To track his teaching, go to his YouTube channel.


Pastor Dave & Misty Newman

Youth & Children's Ministry

Pastor Dave is married to his high school sweetheart Misty and has two children, Kayla and Cameron. He is a graduate from Grace Ministries Bible College.  Pastor Dave has been on staff since 2002 as the youth pastor and loves every minute of his position.

He continues to be amazed at the growth of the students that God has brought into his life and remains committed to raising up future leaders of the church and community. 

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