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Elder and Deacon's Bios

Elders

Grace Littlefield-Elder

Grace is a long time Wells resident. She has her B.S. in Education and is currently a substitute teacher. She writes a weekly column for Journal Tribune. She was baptized at age 22. Grace has been attending Messiah since the spring of 2000. She learned to understand God's mercy and forgiveness through Pastor Dan's preaching. Her ministry is to the seniors of the church as well as one of "filling in and helping out." She is married to Gary and has one daughter, one son, 5 grandchildren, and 2 grandchildren. Grace credits Messiah with having survived husband's death and getting through 9/11.

Mary Parker-Elder

Mary has been a Wells resident for over 25 years. She has been a Registered Professional Nurse for 16 years. She is now working part-time serving the elderly. Mary accepted Christ many years ago and she has been at Messiah Christian Church since 1991 years. Mary has served in many areas of ministry at Messiah as a Deacon for 7 years and the Divorce Care Leader for 8 years. She presently serves in assimilation, greeting, communion, altar ministry, visitation, mentoring and helping in the Caregiving Ministry. She has been an active participant in Messiah's ministry in Ireland, Listowel Christian Fellowship and has heart to see the Irish come to Christ. Mary is the mother of 3 and grandmother of 8. Mary loves people and she loves this church. Many of our members remember Mary's warm welcome during their first visit to Messiah. 

Bonnie Adams-Deacon

Bonnie lives in Sanford with her husband, Wayne, and works at Soleras Ltd. in Biddeford. She has two children and five grandchildren. Bonnie is known for her hospitality and serves the church in many capacities. She is always willing to do anything and everything she is capable of doing to help out. One of her favorite scriptures is Jeremiah 31:3, "I have loved you with an everlasting love." Bonnie is a living testimony to the great love of God and she shares His love wherever she goes. 

Dan Boulger-Deacon

God has blessed Dan and Dan loves Him.  Dan was born and raised in Vermont and graduated from Mount Anthony Union High School in 1996.  Dan received a BA in Secondary Education with a concentration in Earth science and a minor in Psychology from the University of Vermont.  Dan has his master’s degree in moderate special needs from Endicott College.  In 2006, he married his wife, Victoria, and shortly thereafter, they moved to Wells.  In 2008, their daughter Elizabeth was born.  On August 19th of 2007, they became members of Messiah Christian Church and Dan was baptized on October 14th 2012.  

A scripture that gives Dan strength is Isaiah 41:10,"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."

Gary Littlefield-Deacon

Gary was born and raised in Ogunquit and Wells and graduated from Wells High School. Following service in the Navy, he returned to Maine to take over the family contracting and housing business, where he continues to work. Gary married Grace five years ago and began attending Messiah. He serves as an usher, works on building maintenance, the MICAH outreach ministry and also helps maintain the food pantry. Gary continues his spiritual growth in and with the church family. His favorite scripture is Psalm 23.

Steve Andrews-Deacon

Steve is a Maine native and has five children and twelve grandchildren. Steve has been serving at Messiah since 1993 when he first began attending Messiah and took over the audiovisual ministry  Steve's face is one you will not see very often because he spend most of this time in the sound booth. Steve loves technology and installs security systems for a living. He is invaluable to our church and is one of our most faithful and unassuming servants. 

His favorite Scripture is Phil 2:3-4, "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others."