meet the Staff

  • will king

    Lead Pastor

    Pastor Will joined us at Bethesda in February of 2019.  He is passionate about discipleship and missions, and God is already working in a great way through his leadership.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Lucinda, and their four children, hunting, fishing, exercising, and traveling. Will can be reached at

  • Landon Orr


    Landon has served at Bethesda since December of 2009.  He is married to Sara and has three boys: Judah, Levi, and Asher.  In addition to overseeing Bethesda's Discipleship and Worship Ministries, Landon is a competitive triathlete and enjoys woodworking. Landon can be reached at

  • Brigitte creech

    student ministry director

    Brigitte married her husband Larkin in 2002 . They have 5 kids, 2 dogs, 2 cats, and way too many fish. She loves boat trips with her husband and fire pits with friends to recharge! Her favorite thing to study is the relentless devotion of women in the Bible. Brigitte can be reached at

  • melissa johnson

    children's ministry director

    Melissa is married to Hunter and they have two beautiful children, Tripp and Ivy! Her sixth love language is long walks in the grocery store at 7am - alone! She enjoys helping to equip the Bethesda Kids volunteers and teachers so that they can disciple the children of Bethesda. Melissa can be reached at

  • Lucinda King

    communications director

    Lucinda is married to Will and they have 4 incredible kids! She was born and raised in Florida but has lived in several states before coming to Clayton. She loves woodworking, power tools, decorating, and shirt-making, but dislikes cooking! She loves the book of James and Proverbs 3:5-6. Lucinda can be reached at