Beth is an ordained elder in full connection in the North Carolina Conference. She has a B.S. from UNC-Chapel Hill and received a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University Divinity School in Durham, NC. She has served churches in the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church in Sanford (St. Luke 1992-1997), Lemon Springs (Lemon Springs 1997-2004), Aberdeen (Page Memorial 2004-2007), and Wilmington (Wesley Memorial 2012-2020)as well as Superintendent of the Greenville District (2007-2012). Beth began serving as the Director of Ministerial Relations and Assistant to the Bishop June 23, 2020.
Having grown up in Carrboro, NC, just outside of Chapel Hill, Beth has affection for all things Carolina blue, and especially loves watching the UNC Tarheels play basketball. She and her husband Paul live in Sanford, NC where they enjoy the beauty of creation, cookouts with friends, and sharing life stories. They are parents to an adult son, Adam, who lives in Wilmington.