Women’s Summer Events

This summer we’re committing to connect with others, have fun, move our bodies, and grow in relationship with Jesus! There are many exciting things planned this summer for women’s ministries including: Monday Move – walk or run to Tunnel Park for a time of prayer Thursday Bible Studies Summer Social Nights Beechwood Moms Playdates Click here to see all the …

Brittany Lemmen

Brittany has attended Beechwood since 2021 and serves wonderfully as our Connections and PlayZone Coordinator with her incredible ability to socialize with anyone. She’s a proud mom to Luke (8), Khloe (4), and Clark (their mini red goldendoodle). Her passions include, but are not limited to: weekend trips to Sliver Lake, spending time outside, live shows, thrifting (she’s crazy good), …

Summer Sports Camp

Looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer?? Register for Beechwood Summer Sports Camps here!

Jill Dokter

Being full of compassion, energy, and JOY, Jill is the perfect addition to our Student Ministries Team! While some may call her the “Assistant Student Ministries Director,” she prefers the title “Queen of Student Ministries.” Her desire to ask questions and *really* get to know people makes those around her feel seen and loved. Jill loves emergency medicine (she’s studying …

Pastor Blog Example

Advent is a time of preparation leading up to the celebration of the nativity of Jesus Christ, observed by many Christians around the world. It is the period of four Sundays and weeks preceding Christmas Day. During this time, Christians focus on spiritual preparation and reflection, preparing to celebrate the coming of Jesus. The word “Advent“ comes from the Latin …

Matthew Rothert

If you haven’t met Matthew yet, you’re missing out. He has been leading our Congregational Care team with Marlin since 2021. His kind and gentle words through that thick Arkansas accent can make anyone smile. Matthew has been married to his wife Carol Lynn for over 55 years and together they have 2 sons, 2 daughter-in-laws, and 6 grandchildren. When …

Mieke Mutschler

Mieke has been attending Beechwood since 1990 and recently joined our staff in 2021 as the CHO (Chief Hospitality Officer) or Connection’s Coordinator as some may say. Mieke is FUN and her joy spills over into our team and community. She has a knack for coming up with big ideas and her constant creativity benefits everyone. Mieke’s love for all …

Marlene Barkel

As our office administrator, Marlene is a self-proclaimed “detail-gal” and we can proudly attest to that. She has been keeping everything in-line at Beechwood since 2019. She proudly wears multiple hats including mother of 2 and grandmother of 4, cherishing the special uniqueness they bring to her life. When not here, Marlene is probably gardening. The love that she pours …

Kylee Allen

Kylee has been on staff with Beechwood since the beginning of 2021 currently serving as the Communications Director. She once stated that her preferred communication style is ‘sarcasm,’ so try not to take her too seriously. Her built-in best friends include: her husband, parents, and 4 siblings. Kylee has a self-proclaimed love of her dogs, craft projects that leave the …

Larissa Evenhouse

Originally a private investigator, Larissa now serves as our Kid’s Hope Director (which is basically the same thing). She prides herself in being able to throw a really good shindig with her bearded husband, Eric, and four rowdy children: Elouisa, Rosie, Sully, and Gibson. Her laid-back, always-up-for-anything attitude is a blessing to our team. When not here, Larissa is most …