Bethel Staff

Stephen Shytle
Rev. Stephen Shytle

Rev. Shytle joined us at Bethel United Methodist Church July 1, 2020. He is married to his wife Stephanie and has two children.  Stephen is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (BA) and Duke Divinity School (MDiv) and is an ordained United Methodist Elder.


Amanda Gauldin
Music Director 

Amanda Gauldin has been a member at Bethel United Methodist Church for 32 years. She has served as the Director of Music since 2010.  She received her Bachelors of Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and teaches middle and high school band in Rockingham County. She is married to Corey, whom she met at Bethel and feels passionate about the role of music in worship. “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!” Psalm 150:6


Elizabeth Crouch

Elizabeth is a former piano, choir, and elementary music teacher.  She received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2010 and 2011.  She is a 2006 graduate of McMichael High School and a native of Stokesdale. She enjoys spending time with her husband Ben, and her two children, William and Charlotte.