Nathan Koontz Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care

nathan@bethelcollegemennonitechurch.org 316-283-3667

Nathan Koontz is from North Newton, Kansas.  After graduating Bethel College in 1999 with majors in Art and Psychology, he and his wife, Esther, served for three years with Mennonite Central Committee in Egypt.  Upon returning to the U.S., they settled in Kidron, Ohio where Nathan attended Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, OH.  From 2006-2011 Nathan served as Associate Pastor at Faith Mennonite Church in Newton.  Then he was Director of Prison Ministries at Offender/Victim Ministries until 2013, followed by a six-year term as Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care at First Mennonite Church in Hutchinson, KS.    He joined the pastoral staff at Bethel College Mennonite Church on Oct. 1, 2019 as Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care.  He and Esther have three children.  In his free time, he enjoys woodworking and poetry.

Todd Schlosser Interim Pastor

todd@bethelcollegemennonitechurch.org 316-283-3667

Todd Schlosser has been serving as Interim Pastor at BCMC since February 1, 2022.  Todd is from Regina, Saskatchewan and graduated from the University of Regina.  He received his Master of Divinity degree from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in 1999.  Todd brings experience in pastoral ministry from serving congregations in Saskatchewan, Indiana, Manitoba, and Kansas.  In 2002, Todd and his wife Lynn, whom he met at AMBS, began serving as co-pastors at Bergthal Mennonite Church, Alberta, Canada.  They left Canada in 2013 when the Bergthal church closed.  Todd has also worked with Mennonite Mutual Aid, Mennonite Friendship Communities in South Hutchinson, and as the administrator in Clearwater and Little River.  Todd and Lynn live in Newton and have two children, Jonathan who attends Kansas State University and Rebecca who will attend Bethel College in the fall of 2022.