Our Staff


Jane Wood Carter

Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary

       Jane began her service at Bethel United Methodist Church in February, 1986, as the Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary. She has worked with fourteen  pastors at Bethel over the past 33 years. She believes God has called her to help people, spread the love of Jesus, and become a part of the loving church family at Bethel.

      Jane and her husband Craig live in Chester. They have two beautiful daughters, Cheryl and Beth and two grandsons, Ty and Eli. In her spare time she enjoys working and serving as President of the Bethel United Methodist Women, serving as Vice-Queen of my Red Hat Group, and researching genealogy for family and others.

Ed Scates (2) Ed Scates


Ed has been with Bethel United Methodist Church since 2015. He is a veteran of the Vietnam  War where he served for three years. Ed is a member of Armenia United Methodist Church, Chester, SC. In his spare time Ed enjoys reading biographies and westerns.