Senior Pastor - Shawn Otto


Shawn became the Senior Pastor of Bethel Mennonite Church in April 2014 after serving nine years in pastoral ministry in Indiana.  Shawn is a certified Biblical Counselor and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling.   He and his wife, Greta, are the parents of two daughters and two sons.

Associate/Youth Pastor - Ryan Mayer


Ryan was commissioned as Youth Pastor February 28, 2010.  He began serving as Associate Pastor half time in September 2013.  Ryan graduated in 2009 from Clearwater Christian College and was serving as a youth sponsor at Bay Shore Mennonite Church before coming to Bethel.  He and his wife, Carrie, are the parents of two daughters and one son.

Pastor of Care - Jason Beiler


Jason began serving as Pastor of Care of Bethel Mennonite Church in August, 2017.  He has a degree in Business Administration from University of South Florida.  In the last 2 years, he has worked as a Director of Visitation for a number of churches in Jacksonville, visiting seniors in homes or retirement centers.  He and his wife, Debby, have two daughters.

Children's Coordinator - Cheryl Sommers


Cheryl began her position as Children's Coordinator June 1, 2019.  She and her husband Lamar are parents of 4 children.

"My vision for our children is this: To share unconditional love and provide tools to help them grow for lifetime.  I look forward to taking the next step in this process as together we can take the vision that has been placed on my heart to a practical reality." ~Cheryl


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