Scott Holland


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 Hofmann


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.


Church Musician


Charlene Shealy-Lanford

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.


Katie Justice

Katie grew up in Union, SC and has a Master's of Arts in Christian Ministry from the Lutheran Seminary.  She is endorsed by the ELCA SC Synod to become a deacon within the church.  She enjoys reading, exercising, helping other's and being with friends.  She is currently working on a project that involves grief support through her studies.  




Administrative Assistant


Church Sexton


Kenneth Sease

Kenneth Sease has been a proud member of Bethlehem since 1990.  He is an electrician by trade and is a graduate of Columbia High.  He is proud to serve Bethlehem by keeping the building clean and ready for worship to the Lord.  When not working at the church, Kenneth enjoys hunting, fishing and gardening.  In addition, he is an accomplished acoustic and electric guitarist and often plays in the Worship Service!  


Grounds Keeper


Frank Derrick

Frank Derrick is a graduate of Irmo High School and Midlands Technical College.  He is retired from SCE&G and does a great job of maintaining the grounds and keeping a neat appearance at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.  Frank and his wife, Gloria, have been married for 45 years and been members of Bethlehem for 18 years.  Frank enjoys hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle when not working at the church.  


Bethlehem Lutheran Church Council Members

Pastor Scott Holland                     Cary White                      Jane Richardson

Bryan Bagg                                      Sissy Monts                    Melinda Mukofsky

Michael Waldrop                           John Klein                       Brooks Galloway

Larry Hofmann                              Wilene Stack                  

Marilyn Derrick                             Diane Goodlett

Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.    John 12:26

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