Our team

The staff and leadership here at Bethany Baptist Church is comprised of men and women who love, care, and pray for every single person in the church.  If you have any questions for any of our staff or elders, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.  You can contact the church office at bethany@bethanymoline.com.

  • JErry Schrick

    Senior pastor

    Jerry Schrick joined Bethany on New Year’s Day, 2009. He is a graduate of San Diego Christian College and Biola University’s Talbot School of Theology. Along with his love for this church, Jerry particularly enjoys spending time with his family, a little golf, and a good movie. Jerry and his wife Debbie have four grown children.


    Email Jerry

  • Bobby Verbeke

    Worship Director

    Bobby joined Bethany in December 2015. Before coming to Bethany, Bobby was on staff at Word of Life Christian Center, and prior to that he was on staff as the Interim Worship Leader at Bettendorf Christian Church. He is a graduate from the Quad Cities School of Worship and is currently working on a BA. In his spare time, Bobby enjoys cooking, discussing theology, and spending time with his family.  Bobby is married to his best friend and high school sweetheart, Lakkenn, and they have a son named Calvin.


    Email Bobby

  • Greg Johnston

    Youth Intern

    Greg Johnston was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa. He graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO with a degree in Pastoral Studies. He is married to his lovely wife, Kat. Greg loves to play board games, watch movies, and disc golf with friends.  His one piece of advice for Christians is to pray each day for God to transform them to be more like Christ Jesus.


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  • Andrea Schrick

    Student and Young Adult director

    Andrea is originally from Southern California where her love for sports inspired her undergraduate studies in BA Physical Education from Azusa Pacific University. She spent the following three years abroad working in a variety of cross-cultural settings. A passion for missions work and desire to understand the Bible in greater depth came through these experiences, leading her to Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where she completed a MA in Theological Studies.  Andrea enjoys traveling, exploring nature, and pulling awesome pranks—especially on her brother.


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  • al Masengarb

    Maintenance Supervisor

    Al and his wife, Amy joined the Bethany family several years ago and love it here.  Al retired from Black Hawk College in 2002 after 30 years of service as lead maintenance mechanic.  He started as the maintenance supervisor for Bethany in August of 2012.  Al is involved in outreach ministries for local people in need and took a mission trip to Haiti in July 2012.

  • MArtie Vacek

    Administrative Assistant

    Martie began her career at Bethany in June of 2010.  She is a graduate of Black Hawk College and attended Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences.  Martie has a heart for women's ministry. Martie and Steve have one son, Brett; a beautiful daughter-in-love, Danielle; and one adorable granddaughter, Karsyn.  She loves sports, cooking, and a good laugh.


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  • Jeff COndit

    Elder

    Jeff has been a member of Bethany since 1980 or 1981, he can’t remember which. He has served Bethany in AWANA, VBS, as Junior High and adult Sunday School teacher, as well as serving as a Deacon, Elders, and on other various ministry teams. Jeff is the Development Director of Friendship Manor in Rock Island. He and his wife, Natalie, live in Moline and have been married 36 years. They have four grown children and two grandchildren.  Jeff is the 2018 Elder President.

  • Derek Clark

    Elder

    Derek has attended Bethany since 2011, becoming a member in 2012.  He has served in a variety of roles including teacher in student ministries (PreK/JAM/4:12 Youth Group), Growth Group Leader, Elder, and other ministries. Derek has been married to his wonderful wife, Becky, for 12 years and they have two beautiful children, Grace (7) and Adam (3).  Derek is a geologist with the US Army Corps of Engineers, where he continues to enjoy serving his country after spending four years in the US Air Force.   

  • DAVID BLOMQUIST

    Elder

    David has attended Bethany his entire life.  He has served, among other positions, as a Sunday School teacher, Deacon, and Elder.  David worked for MidAmerican Energy Company from 1968 to 2015 in accounting and regulated pricing.  He and his dear wife, Robin, live in Moline and have been married for 42 years.  They have two adult children.