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Mike Browner
Mike Browner (AKA Brother Browner) and his wife Kim have been married for 26 plus years and they live in Somerset, MA with their three sons, Evan, Vaughn and Perry. Mike also has three sons from a previous marriage, Donald, Russell and Mike Jr. Mike worked in the Defense Contractor Business for 23 years and retired and is currently Co-owner of a renewable energy business located in Boston, MA. He is also a Veteran and served in the Vietnam War and is a lifetime member of the  Disabled Veterans Organization.  He also has a background in financial services. Mike graduated from Salve Regina University and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. He holds a life/accident health insurance license, a series 63 and series 6 Security License and a Long Term Care appointment. Mike accepted the Lord as his Savior in 1979 while attending Community Baptist Church in Newport, RI where he was baptized and ordained to the office of Deacon and was a Bible/Adult Sunday School teacher for several years. His wife, Kim was saved while attending a service at Grace Gospel Church. Mike continued teaching at Grace Gospel Church and has been teaching the New Believers/Baptismal Class. He is active in the follow up Sunday worship services with congregants that wish to have prayer, discuss the sermon  and on occasion ministers to those who wish to be lead to the Lord. He continues to disciple many.  Mike and Kim continue to serve in many other areas. Kim currently serves on the Greeting Ministry as a greeter at the Sunday Worship Service. They have been attending Grace Gospel Church Since 1989 when they found the church while on a bike ride. Mike and Kim enjoy the theater, fitness, traveling, and entertaining family and friends at their home.

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ElderPaulRSZPaul DiManno
Paul has been married to his wife, Claire, since 1988.  They have one daughter, who also attends GGC with her husband and their daughter, April.  Paul has been attending Grace Gospel Church since 1985 and was ordained in 1993 as an elder.  He has been serving in the music ministry since the summer of 1985 and has been leading it since 1993.  Paul loves to follow his favorite sports teams (Boston Red Sox and New York Giants) and also enjoys going to the gym throughout the week.

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 Paul Johnson
Biography to Come 

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FredPFred Poulin 
Fred and Cindy have 2 children and 2 grandchildren. They have lived in Swansea area for 32 years. Pastor Fred was involved in Christian Education as a teacher for 4 years, then as a principal for 20 years. He has also served as an elder from 1988-1991 and was ordained as a pastor since 1991. He has also served in various ministries including Bus Ministry [past], assistant chaplain in prison ministry (1993-present), as well as a Biblical Counseling, Visitation Ministry, Outreach Ministry and Discipleship Ministry. Pastor Fred has degrees in[ BA] in Psychology from Westfield State College [now University], Biblical Studies from Maryland Bible College and Seminary, and a Masters Degree in School Administration from Eastern Nazarene College. Pastor Fred and Cindy love ministering to others, reading, outdoor activities such as: hiking, kayaking, and snowshoeing. Their desire is to serve God faithfully in ministry all of their days. 

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 Roy Springer
Biography to Come