Our Mission & Vision

Our vision is…

…to meet people where they are and share God’s unconditional love.

Our mission is…

…to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

What’s Happening?

For Our Visitors

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I expect?

At St. Bethlehem we have a traditional service with contemporary liturgy. You can expect to sing classic hymns and hear prayers that invite us into new understanding of who God is. If you have been attending St. B for years or you are new to the area; if you are strong in your faith or you still have some questions; no matter your age, your tax bracket, your ability, the color of your skin, who you love, or who loves you; you are welcome here.

What should I wear?

Wear what you are comfortable in! There is no wrong way to dress for church. You will find people wearing jeans and t shirts to dressed to suits.

Is there Sunday School?

We offer Sunday school for all ages. We have a class for our youngest friends, the parents of our youngest friends, the grandparents of our youngest friends, and the great-grandparents of our youngest friends.

Is there Children’s Church or a Nursery available?

We believe that Church is children’s church! Children of all ages are invited to remain in worship. We have busy bags available to help keep busy hands entertained. We do offer nursery care that you are invited to utilize in whatever way is best for you and your family.

How do I become a member of the church?

If you are interested in joining St. Bethlehem, you are invited to speak with our pastor, Rev. Corrie Alexander-Willette. For more information about what it means to be a member of a United Methodist Church, click here.

What do United Methodists believe?

As part of the worldwide United Methodist Church, we are connected by a set of Bible-based, God inspired beliefs set forth by our denomination. To learn more about what we believe, CLICK HERE.

Who We Are

Meet Our Staff

Rev. Corrie Alexander-Willette, Pastor

 

Pastor Corrie is a native of the Tennessee Conference. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan Willette, their son, Thomas, and their four pets, Leo and Marley the dogs and Lily and Kingsley the cats. Together, they enjoy playing disc golf, going to any sporting event that pits Tennessee against Texas, and watching the West Wing on repeat. When not spending time together, Corrie enjoys rock climbing, reading, and crafting.

Corrie is a graduate of the University of Evansville, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in 2015. In 2019, she graduated from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, where she received her Master of Divinity.

Corrie feels passionately about sharing Christ’s radical love and grace with all of God’s beloved children. She has a deep love for the local church and all that it does to promote open hearts, open doors, open minds.

Heather Harrington-Perry, Office Administrator

Heather Harrington-Perry is an Army brat who, you guessed it, married herself right back into the Army life. She has been married to her husband, Jeff Perry, since 2001 and enjoys spending time with him and their 3 dogs Tucker, Enzo, and Luca. Together they enjoy college football, Nashville Predators Hockey, cycling, and camping in their RV while Heather also enjoys reading cozy mysteries (think Agatha Christie), scavenger hunts, and volunteering with various military organizations.
Heather has a BS in Accounting and has been working in her field for more than twenty-five years. She has worked with profit and non-profit entities including the PGA, USO, and Federal Government. Heather highly values honesty and transparency.

Rachelle Burdick, Preschool Director

Rachelle started working at the St. B Preschool back in 2003 and has been here for 20 years (wow)! She has taught in every classroom and has been the director for the last 5 years. Her children, grandson, and nephew have attended this precious school. It is a joy and honor to see so many little ones come through here.

Rachelle’s goal is always to ensure that each child has a wonderful, loving, and fun learning environment. She is thankful for a job with such a wonderful staff the support of St. B. It truly is a blessing to have the best job ever.

For more information about the St. B Preschool, click here