Pastoral Team


  • Tim Olson

    Lead Pastor

    Pastor Tim has been the Lead Pastor at Bethel Church since 1998. He graduated from Northwest University with a BA in Pastoral Ministries in 1982. He earned his MA in Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in 1990. He is a Bible-teaching pastor with a great sense of humor. Pastor Tim encourages the congregation to be real with one another as he is with them. He and his wife, Janice, have been married since 1983. They have three children and three grandchildren.

  • Roger Hutley

    Associate Lead Pastor

    Pastor Roger has been the Worship and Creative Arts Pastor at Bethel Church at Vista Pointe since 2003. Through his years of full time music ministry, Pastor Roger has written many songs for worship and various musicals. He has also written or co-written more than 20 dramatic musicals during his ministry. He has a passion to see artistic people thrive in their God given creativity, and that all people may know Jesus Christ, in a deep, personal way. He and his wife, Teresa, have been married since 1985. They have two children: Alyssa and Dustin.

  • Troy Pomeroy

    Community Life Pastor

    Pastor Troy has been on staff at Bethel Church since 2006 and recently accepted a new role as Pastor of Community Life. He has a real passion for our community and is excited to see God work through Bethel Church to reach people! In their 23 years of marriage, Kathy and Troy have spent the majority of that time in ministry. They have 3 children: Jacob, Spencer, and Camille.

  • BJ Dale

    Next Generation

    Pastor BJ is a home-grown Medfordian. While attending Eagle Point High School, God put a passion in his heart for the youth of the Rogue Valley and for ministry. After going off to business school at the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!), he felt God leading his family back to Medford in 2011 to work at Bethel Church as the Youth Ministry Intern. During his two years in that position, God continued to groom Pastor BJ for the ministry and deepened his love for Bethel Church and the youth of the Rogue Valley. In July 2014, Pastor BJ became the Pastor of Next Generation Ministries at Bethel Church. His passion is to see the next generation receive Christ’s free gift of salvation and become fully devoted disciples of Jesus Christ. Pastor BJ and his wife Meghan were married in 2010 and now have three girls: Macie Grace, Katie Faith, and Maddie Rose.

  • Ben Gurczynski

    Children's Ministries

    Pastor Ben joined the Pastoral Staff at Bethel Church in March 2015. His ministry passion is partnering with parents to see their children come to know their worth and value in Christ. He and his wife, Stephani, were married in 2006. They enjoy reading, camping, and hiking. They have three children: Jude, Rowan, and Harper.

  • Ron Grimes

    Seniors & Care Pastor

    Pastor Ron & Phyllis have served as the Seniors Ministries Pastors at Bethel Church for more than 12 years. After taking a 2-year break, they have rejoined the staff as the Pastors of the Care Team and Seniors Ministries. For them, it is truly a joy to serve the Lord in these areas. They were married in 1968 and have two children, Kelly and Scott, and five grandchildren: Kulani, Kelia, Mileka, Courtney, and Jacob.