Rev. Will Norman, Transitional Pastor

Joining Bethany November 1, 2017, as transitional pastor, is Rev. Will Norman. Will is a native of Decatur, GA, a nearly lifelong Presbyterian, and a 2013 graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary. He and his wife Christin moved to California in December of 2013 for her call as the pastor of Woodland Presbyterian Church. Most recently Will served as the pastor of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Woodland. Prior to coming to California, he served numerous PC(USA) congregations around Atlanta, GA, in youth, college, young adult, and music and arts ministries. Active in the Sacramento Presbytery, Will is a member of Committee on Ministry and is an apprentice in the Pneumatrix adaptive change program, in which Bethany is participating. He is excited to join Bethany in the process of prayerfully dreaming about the future to which God is calling us. [read more...]

Dr. May Tuan Tucker, Director of Music Ministries

May Tuan Tucker, Ph.D., was born and raised in Hong Kong. Her music training started in piano at the age of eight with the Royal School of Music. She quickly became proficient on the piano and organ and started playing regularly for church services when she was nine years old. May came to the USA after high school and pursued a bachelor's degree in vocal performance and conducting. Her subsequent graduate studies were in the areas of education administration and curriculum development. May, who joined Bethany as music director in August 2010, works as a team with Bethany's Chancel Choir accompanist Alda Turgieva. [read more...]

Mere Kuru, Church Administrator

Mere Kuru is the first face you see when at Bethany and it is always smiling! Mere (pronounced "Mary") will be happy to help you with any questions about Bethany, including worship service, building usage or our outside users. [read more...]