Emily is from Murrells Inlet, SC and grew up the daughter of a Methodist minister. She and her husband have two children, a son 18 and a daughter 15. She has worked with the children of Bethany for 8 years, first as a volunteer and then as a staff member. She enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.
Janice Harp is an honor graduate from the Medical University of South Carolina and a Certified Case Manager. She worked in local hospitals for almost 21 years and was also an adjunct faculty member at Trident Technical College. She joined the Bethany staff in 2012 as a Children’s Ministries Assistant. Janice has been married to her husband Mitchell for 30 years. They have two children, a son 17 year old Eric, and a daughter Anna who is 14.
Eileyn Sobeck-Bador, APR, is the communications director. Eileyn is an accredited public relations professional (APR) a She looks forward to using her talents to further the mission of Bethany UMC. She moved to Summerville in September 2016, from Florida, and joined as a member in January 2017. Eileyn’s children have left the nest. Her daughter (26) still lives in Florida and her son 24 is in OKC (And is also a Marine Reservist).
Eileyn & her husband are loving their new life in the Lowcountry, exploring new parks, restaurants, and historical sites. They do try and make it back to Florida as they love everything Disney especially their cruises! Eileyn looks forward to deepening her roots in Bethany UMC and looks forward to how God will use her to continue to help spread missions and make disciples of Christ.
Stephanie is a native of Columbia, SC who has worked with the children of Bethany for 10 years. She and her husband have two children, a son 16 and a daughter 12. After several moves with the Coast Guard, they have lived in Summerville for 11 years. She enjoys gardening, boating and spending time with her family.
Elizabeth has been working at Bethany since May, 2000. She offers administrative support to the senior pastor and the associate pastors. Elizabeth is married to Robert Brown, and together they have 3 children, Whitney, Hannah & Robbie. She enjoys the movies, reading, traveling, dining out and taking care of her cat, Ruby and dog, Max. Her favorite movie is “Gone with the Wind” where she lives out the quote “After all, tomorrow is another day”. Her go to bible passages are Psalm 23 and Romans 8:31 – “If God is for us, who can be against us?”. If you are at the church, stop by her office upstairs to say hello.
I am the financial secretary/part-time custodian here at the church. I have 2 children Matthew and Abby. My son is married to a wonderful lady named Kristin.
Greg Smith- Church administrator since June 1999. Married to Sharon Smith for 42 years, two children Greg Jr. and Michelle McCulley, two grand daughters Mila and Morgan. I love all sports, playing golf, and buying, selling, and trading baseball, football, and basketball cards.
Assistant Communications Director
Mandy is a Summerville native and has been working at Bethany since October 2015. She has been married for 15 years to her husband, Frank. They have two children, a 12 year old son and an 8 year old daughter. Mandy and her family are members of Stallsville United Methodist Church. She enjoys spending time her family, camping and crafting.