Kelly Collins


Kelly has been a staff member at Bethlehem since 2004 as Director of Care and Connection. She earned bachelor degrees in both Social Work and Urban Affairs and a Masters degree in Social Work from St. Louis University. For over 20 years, Kelly has worked professionally with adults, children and families in a variety of settings, helping others navigate through challenging life transitions and personal struggles.

Using her professional skills, experience and faith, Kelly provides leadership to our many caring and connection ministries. She is passionate about helping others feel welcome, accepted and encouraged in experiencing genuine community here at Bethlehem; a community of nurturing relationships, opportunities to serve, and support in learning and growing. Newcomers and long-time disciples alike are thankful Kelly is here to help us along in our faith journey.

Kelly has been part of the Bethlehem family for 14 years. Feel free to contact Kelly at

Bethlehem Lutheran Church