Meet our leadership
Say hello to the leadership team at Bethel Church. Got questions for the lead team at Bethel? Feel free to contact each staff person by email or call the church office at (334) 792-5908.
Dr. Ricky Plummer - Senior Pastor
Dr. Ricky Plummer has been Pastor at BBC since 2007. He had previously served here from 1996-2001 as Minister of Education. His primary duties include preaching, leading staff and church, and caring for the people of BBC. He is an Alabama football fan, an avid outdoorsman and hunter, and his favorite worship song is “10,000 Reasons.” His favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 1:3. He is married to Leah and they have three children: Presley, Brandon, and Jansen.
Van Clack - Assistant to the Senior Pastor/Outreach Pastor
Van Clack has served BBC since November 2018. His primary duties are assisting the Senior Pastor and also helping people get connected to Bethel. Van focuses on pastoral ministry here at Bethel. Some of Van's hobbies are hunting, fishing and spending time camping with his family. Van is married to Marcie and they have three children: Blakelee, Braylee, and Seth.
Andy Hunter - Music Pastor
Andy Hunter has served BBC as in the music ministry since September of 2022. Andy has been on staff since May 2008 serving as the student pastor before being called to serve in the music ministry. Some of Andy's hobbies are playing trumpet and guitar, riding his mountain and road bikes, and spending time with his family. His favorite Bible passage is Philippians 2. He is married to Rhonda and they have five children: Anna Claire, Juliana Grace, Eliza Joy, Isabella Faith, and Micah.
Drew Stringer - Student Pastor (Middle School)
Drew Stringer grew up at Bethel during his teenage years and has been an active member since 2015. Drew enjoys spending time with his wife Caroline and also playing video games and anything in regards to Star Wars . Drew is currently a senior at the Baptist College of Florida. After graduation, Drew plans to seek the Lord's will about serving as a student pastor.
April Wilson - Director of Preschool/Kids Ministry
April Wilson became a member of Bethel in September 2003. She and her husband Greg served in the children and preschool ministries before she officially joined the staff as the Director of Preschool/Children's Ministries in June of 2013. Any church ministry involving children is near and dear to her heart. Her ministry includes ministering to children, birth through 6th grade and their families and giving support, direction and encouragement to those teachers who work, in any capacity, with our children. Sunday School, Kids Worship, VBS, Kids Camp, Upward Basketball/Cheerleading, and Bethel Christian Academy take place under her guidance. She enjoys organizing special programs to commemorate milestones in the lives of our church children. Her favorite verse is Proverbs 3:5-6. Greg and April have three daughters: Anna Grace, Claira, and Laura Kate.
Blair Ervin - Assistant for Preschool/Children's Ministries
Blair Ervin has been a member of Bethel since June of 2016. It was her prayer that she could become more involved in ministering to children since first attending church here at Bethel. She has always loved serving in any and every capacity of the Preschool and Children’s Ministry. God is so faithful, and His plans led her here for a specific purpose to serve alongside Mrs. April Wilson in the Preschool and Children’s Ministries. Her favorite worship song is “Goodness of God.” Her favorite Bible verse is 1 Corinthians 10:31, “Do everything for the glory of God.” She is married to Anthony and they have one son, Cooper, and one daughter, Austin Jane.
Lay Leadership - Deacons at Bethel
For many decades Bethel has had godly lay leadership. Bethel wouldn't be the church it is today without the men who serve the Lord and His church. Daily, the deacon body has a presence in the hospitals ministering to the sick. Also, the deacons seek to support Bethel's staff and represents the whole church body. Click on the tab below to view our current deacon body.