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clairealtClaire DiManno

Job Title: Church Administrator
City Born: Fall River, MA
Family: Husband, Paul; Daughter, Lisa; Son-in-law, Michael; Grandaugher, April
Describe Your Role: Overall function and scheduling of church services and events; office managements and record keeping
Education or Expertise: Office management certification and too many computer programs including AV and computer design
Favorite thing about New England: I love the history and variety of New England
Favorite Movie, Series, and/or Book: To Kill a Mockingbird is one of my favorite classics; My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers is my long-time daily devotional
In my free time I enjoy: free time? what free time? kidding :) I love to walk, read, cook, garden and refinish/repurpose old items.  I most love spending time with my family.

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Paul Johnson

Job Title: Pastoral Assistant
City Born: New Haven, CT
Family: Married with grown children
Describe Your Role: Teaching the Bible, discipleship, leadership training, training the next generation of church leaders, Bible teachers and pulpit preachers, biblical counseling
Education or Expertise: BS, MDiv with emphases in hermeneutics, exegesis of original languages, exposition, and sermonic preparation and delivery focused on the point of the passage from which the sermon is derived
Favorite Thing about New England: New Haven-area Neapolitan Pizza; New England country atmosphere
Favorite Movie, Series, and/or Book: The Bible
In my free time I enjoy: reading; watching biblical counseling DVDs with my wife and discussing the Scriptures with her; hospitality and fellowship with other believers around the dinner table at our home.

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Trey McDonald

Job Title: Pastoral Assistant
City Born: Metairie, LA
Family: I married-up to a beautiful wife, Lauren, and I have been blessed with princess of a daughter, Ella, and a son with a voice as deep as mine, Duke.
Describe Your Role: I help oversee and assist in various ministries within our church.
Education or Expertise: BA (Duke University), M.Div. (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary).
Favorite Thing about New England: Seafood. Hands down. Least Favorite Thing: Lack of Barbecue. and Smokehouses. and Okra.
Favorite Movie, Series, and/or Book: Way too many Movies and Books Series.
In my free time I enjoy: Free time? I love working in my woodshop with my wife and kids.  Just like my dad did with me. I tend to spend the majority of free time with others.

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Karenalt
Karen Souza

Job Title: Financial Administrator
City Born: Fall River, MA
Family: I have 2 sons: Jarrett and Kyle

Describe Your Role: A/P & Receivable, Human Resources

Education or Expertise: BA in Religion/Christian Counseling (Liberty University)

Favorite Thing about New England: I Love the change of seasons, the ocean and the woods.

Favorite Movie, Series, and/or Book: Little House on the Prairie Series, The Bible is my favorite book.

In my free time I enjoy: Quiet Devotional Time, nature walking, photography and spending time with my family.  

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debbiealt
Debbie Stewart

Job Title: Financial Assistant
City Born: Springfield, MA
Family: I have two: Phil and Chrissy
Describe Your Role: Typing, Mailing, Filing, Record Keeping
Education or Expertise: Bible College and I studed Greek while living in Greece
Favorite thing about New England: The change of seasons, the beautiful mountains, and beaches.
Favorite Movie, Series, and/or Book: The Bible, Devotions, and Mysteries
In my free time I enjoy: Hiking, Swimming, Fires, Reading, Kayaking, Just being outside.  Spending time with family and friends.  

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Facilities Management


Bob Ferreira

Job Title: I would describe myself as a "Bob of All Trades", but in this case, primarily those (trades) that don't require special licensing and/or insurance.
City Born: St. Anne's Hospital, Fall River, MA. Cost: $185.80 (includes baby picture) City Re-Born: Swansea MA, Cost: Jesus Christ's Blood and Death on the Cross (includes privilege of Eternity with Him).
Family: Married to (my High School Sweetheart), Linda; a wonderful, Godly woman, with whom I've been blessed with three children and five grandchildren.
Describe Your Role: My role is to "maintain" the Grace Gospel Church building and it's various systems, assist with Church functions, and to keep the premises neat, inviting, and functioning properly. (unless asked otherwise)
Education or Expertise: Drafting Certificate in Machine, Electrical, Electronic. Expertise:  Architectural Drawing. Employment: "United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America" Apprenticeship Program, turned Union Journeyman Cabinetmaker and Architectural "Mill Man",  turned self-employed Cabinetmaker/Specialty Woodworker, turned Environmental Field Technician, turning into humbled (practicing) Church Maintenance Worker?????
Favorite thing about New England: I love the variety of the seasons and the close proximity to the lakes, the mountains and the sea.
Favorite Movie, Series, and/or Book: I like to sit with Linda and watch MeTV oldies, and mini-series whose characters fear God and are not ashamed.
In my free time I enjoy: Being silly (and sometimes corny) with my grand-children.

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RickRick Gomes

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