Meet Our Staff
Pete is a native of Westerly, Rhode Island and became a Christian in high school through a local youth ministry. He is a graduate of Boston University and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Pete has served churches in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. A Navy veteran he has travelled to 27 countries and taught at Bible colleges in Tanzania and Ukraine. Pete also pursues photography, exhibiting locally and in New England. Visit his website at www.peterbalentine.com. Pete lives in Lynn and is recently widowed. He four grown children, Georgia, Daniel, Molly and Charlotte.
Brandan grew up in Miami, Florida and came to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music. He served five years in the US Army and graduated with a Master of Arts from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. His day job is chaplain to veterans with the ministry, Volunteers of America, located in Somerville. He and his wife, Audra, live in Lynn.
Greg is originally from California. He came east to attend New England Conservatory where he earned his Bachelor and Master's degrees. He and his wife, Diane, living Ipswich, MA and have two grown sons. You can follow him at his website, www.gpaulnaeger.com.
Nilsa grew up in Lynn, attending Classical High school, North Shore Community College and Salem State University. At our church she oversees many facets including communications, calendar and general office duties. She lives in West Peabody with her husband and daughter. ,
Food Pantry Director
Salome is originally from Guatemala but moved to Texas and then to Lynn. He works for a landscaping company during the week, but also serves us faithfully as our custodian and groundskeeper here at WSBC. Salome lives in Lynn.
Kerwin grew up at WSBC as a kid and has been a part of our church community all his life. He is a graduate of Tufts University, and a number of years ago, God gave him the vision of starting a Food Pantry for the neighborhood. Today that Food Pantry serves 250 families monthly. Kerwin also serves as our church treasurer and trustee/property team member.