Office Administration

Judy Foland
Office Administrator
760-753-1026 ext 1

Judy is the Office Administrator and performs all the church administrative responsibilities, completes and maintains the accounting and finance records and processes all membership data. Judy has her Master’s Degree in Judicial Administration from the University of Denver College of Law. She is a lifelong Lutheran.

Early Childhood Center

Debi Carr
Full-Day Preschool Director
760-753-1026 ext 3

Kelly Perez
Part-Day Preschool Director
760-753-1026 ext 4

Family Ministry

Deacon Mindy Bugaj
Youth Director

Deacon Mindy has 15 years of experience in youth ministry with a passion to work with young people — “There is so much we can learn from them. When we are willing to make faithful connections with them, we all grow as people and as Christians.” She and her husband, Carlos, are longtime residents of San Diego.  They have two grown sons and one dog who runs their lives every chance he gets.  She is so happy and grateful to be a part of the ministries at Bethlehem Lutheran.    

Jana Hegg
Children’s Ministry Director

Jana is a semi-retired Special Education administrator and teacher with over 30 years of experience in education. Jana started as a volunteer in children’s ministry as a high schooler and has continued to be involved in children’s ministry in some capacity ever since.

Music Ministries

Mona Goetsch
Music Director

Mona coordinates the worship music of Bethlehem. Raised in the Lutheran tradition, she directs the Good News Singers , Children’s Choir and World Music Ensemble. Mona has music degrees from Southern IL University, and UW- Madison. Mona welcomes all to participate in the many musical groups of Bethlehem!

Marilyn Stenoien
Part-Time Praise Team Leader

Marilyn has the privilege of leading Second Sabbath, which is a contemporary Christian music group that performs approximately 6 times per year. Marilyn has actively performed with and directed Christian rock groups for many years and invites any band members or singers who are interested in performing to come join us!

Judy Collier
Organist, Pianist

Judy plays organ, piano, and keyboards for worship services. She has degrees in Social Work and Piano Pedagogy. She believes that music is a gift from God, and it is a means for expressing and receiving God’s Grace.

Kim Froke
Substitute Organist

Kim has been a part of Bethlehem’s music program for over 30 years and serves as backup organist.

Mark Weed
Hand Bells

Mark is a trumpeter born and raised in San Diego. He graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Theory/Composition. Mark has been teaching band/brass for 15+ years in the San Diego area, as well as performing throughout the county. He really enjoys working with the young musicians at Bethlehem!

Stephen Ministry

Laure Reynolds
Stephen Ministry Leader

Laure is a trained Stephen Ministry Leader responsible for overseeing all our Stephen Ministers. She loves to use her many gifts in service to others.

Health Ministry

Rose Moldenhauer, RN
Parish Nurse

As Parish nurse my role is to assist the congregation in areas of health and wellness. As a registered nurse it is my joy to walk with people and offer healing and hope.