Pastor, Jaime Garcia

Jaime has been in ministry for over 25 years. In April of 2012, he went from Bi-vocational Student Pastor to accepting the position of Lead Pastor at Bethel. He is married to his high school sweetheart Claudia and has celebrated over 25 years of marriage. They have two daughters Aremy and Breanna.

Pastor Jaime's vision is to see a transformed church through discipleship and the embracing of this community with love. Bethel is a fast growing church reaching this 2nd and 3rd generation English speaking Hispanics.  Pastor saids,  "I have been given the greatest honor to serve, lead and challenge people to walk on a journey of obedience and discipleship." Send Pastor Jaime an email here.

Jaime is also the founder of Unique Student Ministries which draws over 2000 students from all over Texas in the summer for the Unique Student Conference and Missions.

Student Pastor, Paul Martinez

Paul has been a Youth Pastor for 12 years prior to coming and joining our team as Student Pastor here at Bethel Baptist Church Houston in January of 2020. He is originally from Lytle, Texas a small town south of San Antonio. While attending college to become a Pediatrician he heard the Lord calling him into Youth Ministry. God's desire for him became his desire. Paul saids, "He has never regretted the Lord's calling for his life and brings much joy to him." He saids, "I am excited for what plans the Lord has for me here at Bethel and to share the Gospel with so many students and teach them to draw nearer to God." Hebrews 4:16 You can email Pastor Paul at

Children's Leader, Michelle Pack

Michelle enjoys spending time with the Lord and her family. After rededicating her life to the Lord at age of 23, she developed a love for teaching women and children. Michelle's teaching style is unique and she often uses props to engage her audience. 

Michelle is a native of Houston, Texas and holds a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Radio/Television with a minor in Journalism from the University of Houston.  She has been married to her husband  for 20 years and they have two sons. She has been the part-time Children's Leader for Bethel since August of 2015. She loves to write and watch her kids play baseball. 

Isaiah 40:31 saids this, "Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."

Office Manager, Debbie Ellis

Debbie became Bethel's Church Office Secretary beginning in 2004, and in 2019 she became the Office Manager. She has been a member of Bethel since 1997. 

She states, "My desire is to put the Lord first and He has truly blessed me with being able to work with and for the Bethel Church Family while serving the Him,"

Debbie had a joy-filled (and interesting) 33 years of marriage to Warren, who went "home" in 2017. She is blessed with a daughter and two sons, along with two precious granddaughters. Her hobbies include working with rescued dogs and making jewelry.