Pastors & Staff

Meet the men and women called to shepherd BBC

Nathan Bucher

Nathan Bucher

Senior Pastor

Pastor Nate accepted the call to become our Senior Pastor in February of 2021.  He had been Acting Pastor since July, 2020. Nate started as Associate Pastor at Becker Baptist Church in July 2019. He hails from Indiana and met his wife, Kristi, a native of Becker, in their very first class at Huntington University. After graduating, having fallen in love, Nate followed Kristi up to Minnesota and they started attending BBC in the summer of 2007. Since 2006 and until joining BBC’s staff, he taught 2nd grade at Becker Primary School, taking a two-year leave of absence from 2012-2014 to serve in Haiti with Jesus in Haiti Ministries. Nate currently coaches tennis at Becker Schools. In 2017, he enrolled in Western Seminary’s M. of Div. program, feeling a call to go deeper into ministry. His desire is to see the people of BBC strengthened in their passion and desire for Christ through discipleship, community and gospel-centered teaching. Nate loves the community of Becker and wants to see the hearts of those in this community affected by the gospel of Christ. They have a daughter, Ruby and a son, Luke.

Pastor Nate and his family

Pastor Nate with his wife, Kristi, daughter, Ruby and son, Luke

Kevin Drehmel

Kevin Drehmel

Youth Pastor

Kevin started as Youth Pastor at Becker Baptist Church in July, 2014. He and his family are originally from Wisconsin and moved to Becker from Illinois. Kevin summarizes his calling in these words: “I am passionate about youth ministry and feel that God has put a calling on my life. I have a love for students and I truly enjoy ministering to them. I have a passion for the lost, for winning students to Christ and advancing the Kingdom!”  Kevin’s wife, Amy serves as our Director of Ministry to Children and Families.  They have 8 children and 7 grandchildren.

Pastor Kevin and his wife, Amy, with their growing family

Amy Drehmel

Amy Drehmel

Director of Ministry to Children and Families

Amy has been a member of Becker Baptist Church since 2014 and became our Children & Family Ministry Director on October 15, 2018. She is married to Youth Pastor Kevin Drehmel and is the mother of 8 incredible children and “Mimi” to 6 wonderful grandchildren. Amy was born in California but spent most of her life in Wisconsin.

Her greatest joys in life are spending time with her family and serving in roles that bring God glory. Her favorite pastime activities include cooking, reading, movies, shopping, camping, weekend projects and entertaining friends.

Amy and her husband Kevin with their growing family

Terri Mason

Terri Mason

Administrative Assistant

Terri began attending BBC with her husband, Greg, when they married in 2004. She then gained three stepchildren, and became an instant grandma and now has 5 children that call her “Grandma”. Prior to moving to Becker, she lived in the Twin Cities area where she worked at a national bank for almost 30 years until joining BBC’s staff in 2012. Terri enjoys being involved in many areas of BBC, including leading “Grace Women’s Ministry”. She also serves on the Church Board as Church Clerk.

Terri with husband, Greg

Reg Sachs

Reg Sachs

Building & Grounds Supervisor

Reg became the Building & Grounds Supervisor in 2018. Reg and Kathy started attending the Becker Baptist Church in 1991. He has been the Church Board Chairman, Building & Grounds Committee Chairman, and his favorite position in which he currently serves – Music & Worship Committee Chairman. Both Reg’s and Kathy’s passion over the years at Becker Baptist has been music ministry.

Reg with wife, Kathy

Marilyn Arthur

Marilyn Arthur

Church Custodian

Marilyn has attended Becker Baptist Church her whole life. After working for 17+ years as a bookkeeper in town, she left that job to care for her elderly (100 years old!) mother. Her biggest joy comes in collecting items year-round to pack into Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes!

Marilyn

Kennedy Drehmel

Kennedy Drehmel

The HUB Custodian

Kennedy is a junior at Becker High School, enjoys playing softball and tennis. She is one of 8 siblings and serves alongside her parents in several ministry areas. Her life verse is Luke 1:37, “For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Kennedy