Pastor and Deacons
Pastor - Mitchell McCormick
Bro. Mitch McCormick has 23 years of experience serving God's work and has been the Pastor and Church Leader at New Bethel for the last 9 years. Prior to his arrival at New Bethel in Feb 2007, service included appointments as Interim Pastor and Youth Director at Salem Springs; Deacon at Clements Baptist Church, Pastor of Elk River Baptist Church and McCormick family attendance at First Baptist Church, Athens, AL. Bro Mitch is a spirit-led Pastor who loves God and is dedicated to his family as well as his church congregation. Married to the former Rene Siniard, the McCormick family includes two daughters (Amber McCormick Todd and Misha McCormick Whiteside) along with two sons (Tucker and Levi). The Lord continues to bless Bro. Mitch and now three Grandchildren, Laken Todd and Briggs and Brooks Whiteside, are part of the family.
Deacon Chairman - James Dewight Clem
Dewight Clem has attended New Bethel for over 52 years. Having served as Deacon for 10+ years and in a special capacity as Chairman of the Deacons now for over 5 years, his leadership skills at NBBC are highly regarded. Married to the former Barbara Ann Wales, Dewight and Barbara have one son, Keith. In addition to serving as Chairman of the Deacons, Dewight also currently serves as Church Treasurer and Sunday School Teacher for the Senior Adult Men class.
Deacon - Kevin Hargrave
Kevin grew up in Athens, AL has attended New Bethel all his life. In 2001, he married April Braidfoot. Kevin and April are blessed with two energetic sons, Brady and Nash. Kevin also serves as an Usher, works with Benevolence and is part of the Sound Team. Both Kevin and April are leaders in the very successful Awana Ministry.
Deacon - Bodie Hawkins
James Bodie Hawkins has attended New Bethel for many years and has been a member for over 18 years. He has served as an active Deacon for the last 4 years and also works in Awana and the Nursery with his wife Beth who is the former Beth Russell. Bodie and Beth are blesses with three wonderful children, Cade, Liddy and Corbin.