Reverend Scott Holland grew up in Hickory, NC and received his undergraduate degree in business administration and accounting from UNC - Chapel Hill in 1982. Before entering ordained ministry, he served as a CPA for 21 years. He then earned his Master of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, graduating in 2007.
Pastor Scott is married to Sandra, who serves as an Associate in Ministry at St. Andrews Lutheran, Columbia. They have two children, Sarah, who is a recent graduate of Columbia College and Ben, who is currently attending Lenoir Rhyne University. They also have two dogs, Zera and Sophie. In his spare time, Pastor Scott enjoys playing guitar and reading.
Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministries
Sarah joined our staff in 2011. She holds a BA in Special Education from Florida State University, a Master of Education from the University of Central Florida, and a Master of Business Administration from Rollins College. She is married and has two young adult children. Before coming to Bethlehem, she taught special education for 12 years.
Charlene Shealy-Lanford joined the staff at Bethlehem in April 2016. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music and History from Newberry College. She has a Master’s in Education from the University of South Carolina and an Ed. S degree from USC as well. Charlene is a member of the American Guild of Organists and the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians. She is married and has two young children. Before coming to Bethlehem, Charlene served as an organist at New Life Chapel the Heritage at Lowman.