Meet The Team
Joann King began her Bethany career as a part-time pregnancy counselor when the Columbia office opened in 1988. Joann later became the Clinical Supervisor and, in 1996, the Branch Director. Joann received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Certificate in Biblical Studies from Columbia International University. Joann oversees the work in the South Carolina offices in Greenville, Columbia and Myrtle Beach. She considers it a privilege to walk beside expectant and birth parents, families and adopted persons, and to have a glimpse of how God’s love for us is expressed. Joann’s vision is for every child to be part of a loving family and for God’s people to support those families.
Pregnancy Counselor, LBSW, MSW
Lisa has been working at Bethany Christian Services as a pregnancy counselor for more than fifteen years. She also has experience in the adoption specialist role. Lisa received her master’s degree in social work from the University of South Carolina. She feels Bethany is a ministry and that it is a privilege to serve Bethany's clients.
Stephanie joined Bethany Christian Services in 2002. She has an Associate of Applied Science degree from Jones County Junior College, Mississippi. She is married and has one daughter and a first grandchild due in August 2017. She loves helping with Bethany’s mission and living in the beautiful south.
Adoption Specialist, MSW, LMSW
Tricia began working with Bethany Christian Services in South Carolina as a graduate student intern and joined the staff in 1998. She loves walking through the journey of adoption with adoptive families and desires to show the love and compassion of Jesus Christ. Tricia is trained in Prepare and Enrich, TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention), and ADOPTS. She works with families in the domestic and international adoption programs and in post adoption. Tricia has been married to Roy since 1992. They have two children, Ellie and Katie.