Pastor John Dalen was ordained as a pastor in the ELCA in 1988 after graduating from Luther Northwestern Seminary in St. Paul. He has served congregations in Eastern Montana, at the Grand Canyon, and in Minnesota.
Pastor John is married to Lynne and they have two grown daughters, Leandra and Alyssa. Both are presently enrolled in Grad Schools (Leandra in Albuquerque, NM; Alyssa in Aurora, CO). Lynne and John also have a dog named Izzy.
Pastor John enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, hunting, canoeing, and camping. His radio is usually tuned to a 70’s music station or a Twins ballgame.
Our Church Secretary is Jody Wizik. Jody is married to John Wizik, they have two daughters, two sons-in-law and five grandchildren. In her free time, Jody enjoys organizing, reading, gardening, walking, biking and time with family.
Bethany janitorial volunteers clean the church every Friday morning.