Rev. Ron Bentley, Minister of Programs

Ron Bentley is an ordained deacon and a member of the South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.  Prior to his coming to First United Methodist Church in 2007 he worked over twenty years in Christian Education and Program Ministries for churches throughout South Carolina.  His academic preparation includes an Associate in Fine Arts from Anderson University, a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Carson-Newman College and a Masters in Christian Education from Pfeiffer University.  He has additional course work at Wesley Seminary.  He is a Certified Minister of Christian Education.  Ron is currently a member of the SC Chapter of the Christian Educators Fellowship.