Staff Bios

Pastor Bruce Adams has been in ministry for many years. He loves to lead United Methodist Camps. He enjoys hiking at Storm Mountain Camp near Rapid City, South Dakota, singing and story telling. Bruce is also a car nut. Bruce married Cathy in 1983 and they have two daughters.


Belinda Van Dyke, office manager – A native of Glendive, Montana, Belinda moved to Mandan in 1985. She is married to Steve Van Dyke and has two grown sons, Derek and Scott, and a daughter-in-law Camila. She began working for the Mandan United Methodist Church as secretary in November 1996. Her hobbies include reading and crocheting. Her career path has also included working at banks in Glendive and Bismarck along with working as a paraprofessional for the Mandan School System.



Lisa Rhodes, Director of Family Ministries – Lisa Rhodes has served Mandan United Methodist Church as the Director of Family Ministries for 13 years. As the Director of Family Ministries, she works with the Christian education and fellowship committees, youth group and family ministries. Lisa leads the clown ministry team and is thankful for the unique ministry that provides to people of all ages. Lisa also serves on the Conference Council for Youth Ministry and works with children and youth at Worship Arts Camp providing teaching clowning and liturgical movement as a way to praise and glorify our awesome God!