Dr. Shawn Wasson Pastor

Shawn has been the pastor of Bethany since 2003. He has served churches in Missouri, Kentucky, Illinois, and Texas. Shawn is a graduate of the University of Missouri St. Louis, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Sarah Wasson, and they have one daughter.


Shawn is involved in police chaplaincy serving three departments in Cape Girardeau County. He enjoys teaching for Hannibal LaGrange University’s extension in Cape Girardeau.


jerry huskey music minister

Jerry has been the music minister at Bethany for nearly 25 years. Before coming to Bethany he was the music minister at Red Star Baptist Church for 8 years and Oakland Baptist Church in DeSoto, Missouri for 2 years. He is involved in the Awana program and in Vacation Bible School as well as a member of the finance committee and the church council.


Jerry and his wife Mary have been married 40 years in May 2017. They have 2 sons, 3 grandsons, and 3 granddaughters.


jason huskey contemporary worship leader

Jason has been leading worship at Bethany for over 10 years and he's been involved in music ministry for almost 20 years. It's his belief that a worship leader should strive to eliminate distractions during worship so that the church can truly show God their adoration. He has a loving wife and three wonderful children.


sarah garner administrative assistant

Sarah recently graduated from Southeast Missouri State University. She enjoys singing in her church band and quality time with her dog. Stop by the office and say hi!