Our Team


  • Lead Pastor

    Pastor Chris and Angie Gray

    Pastor Chris and Angie joined our staff in September of 2012. Pastor Chris is an ordained minister with the Southern Missouri District, received a Bachelors of Music in Education from Evangel Univeristy and earned his credential studies from Berean School of the Bible. His deepest passion is to see the community outside of the church come to know Christ in a real way all while seeing those in the church grow in their relationship with God. Pastor Chris and Angie have two children, Chandler and Lauren.


    Fun Facts for Pastor Chris:

    Favorite Color - Yellow

    Favorite Restaurant - Buffalo Wild Wings

    Favorite Book - Primal by Mark Batterson

    Favorite Scripture - Philippians 4:13


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  • Executive Assistant

    Angie Gray

    Angie Gray joined our staff in February of 2013. She is the one that makes everything pull together. You will find her creating spreadsheets, ProPresenter files, organizing events, you name it and she is probably there. Oh, by the way, when you call the church office, she is the first one that you get to chat with.


    Fun Facts of Angie:

    Favorite Color - Blue

    Favorite Restaurant - Chick-fil-a

    Favorite Book - Cookbooks

    Favorite Scripture - Philippians 4:13


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  • Student Ministries Pastors

    Pastors Ryan & Amy Tatham

    Pastors Ryan and Amy joined our staff in May of 2013. Together they team lead our Student Ministries department. They both have a deep desire to see the youth of our area not only come to know who Jesus is, but to form a real life-changing relationship with Him. Pastor Ryan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Evangelism and Discipleship from Central Bible College and Pastor Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Youth ministry from Central Bible College.  Pastors Ryan and Amy have one child, Skye. 

     

    Fun Facts for Pastor Ryan:

    Favorite Color - Blue

    Favorite Restaurant - Sushi Villiage

    Favorite Book - A Call to Resurgence - Mark Driscoll

    Favorite Scripture - James 1:2-3


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    Fun Facts for Pastor Amy:

    Favorite Color - Purple

    Favorite Restaurant - Cheddars

    Favorite Book - The Chronicles of Narnia

    Favorite Scripture - Isaiah 61:1


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  • Creative Arts Pastor

    Pastor Andy and Jessie Basham


    Pastor Andy and Jessie joined our staff in September of 2017. Both are natives to Kentucky. 

    Andy is a graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan with a bachelor's degree in Religion and a minor in Music.  He currently holds credentials with the Assemblies of God.  Jessie is also a graduate of Wesleyan College with a bachelor's degree in Psychology.  Pastor Andy passionate about developing healthy cultures of worship, strong community, and service to others within the church.  Jessie enjoys working with toddlers and young children, and she has a passion for teaching them about God and His Word. Pastor Andy and Jessie have two beautiful girls, Eliora and Evalyn.


    Fun Facts About Andy:

    Favorite Color - College Navy and Action Green (Seahawks Color)

    Favorite Restaurant - Any place with meat

    Favorite Book - The Most Effective Way To Lead By Perry Noble

    Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 16:9


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    Fun Facts About Jessie:

    Favorite Color: Pink, light blue

    Favorite Restaurant - Any place with a good salad

    Favorite Without Rival by Lisa Bevere

    Favorite Scripture: Psalm 127:3 (NIV)


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  • Children's Ministry Director

    Tonya and Jay Johnson

    Jay and Tonya Johnson moved to Sedalia in 2014, and joined Bethel Assembly shortly thereafter.  Tonya graduates Magna Cum Laude in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor English form the University of Maryland.  Tonya is a certified substitute teacher for the Sedalia School District and has a heart for the school-aged kids in the area to show them the love of Jesus.  She gives free hugs and hi-fives. 

    Jay holds an Associate of Arts from the College of Southern Idaho and an Associate of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the Community College of the Air Force.  They enjoy motorcycles, football, grilling while spending time with family, and enjoying the outdoors. 

    Jay and Tonya have teenage two boys, TJay and Cody. 


    Favorite Color-Green/Teal

    Favorite Restaurant-Brick Front Grill

    Favorite Book- Pride and Prejudice

    Favorite Scripture- 1 John 2:6


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