Dan Wells – Senior Pastor: In September of 2004, Dan and Lisa moved back to Dan’s hometown of Topsham to start North Harbor Community Church. Dan has his Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Ashland Theological Seminary and serves as the Senior Pastor of North Harbor Community Church. He and Lisa currently live in Richmond, have been married since 1996, and have three daughters. Dan will be on sabbatical from April 24-October 1, 2017.
Lisa Wells – Family Ministries Pastor: As Pastor of Family Ministries, Lisa leads the teams that minister to our kids from birth to graduation and helps North Harbor minister to families in an effective way. During Pastor Dan's sabbatical, Lisa is stepping into the Lead Pastor role. Originally from Toronto, Lisa grew up in Rochester and Columbus earning a Master of Arts in Religious Studies from John Carroll University in Cleveland. Lisa is the mom to three girls.
John Andrade - Youth Pastor: John is currently finishing up a Bachelor's degree in Bible and lives in downtown Brunswick with his wife and five children. John has served with Kids' Cove, Floodgate teen group, has led small groups and will even Rap his original songs at our worship services. John and his family have been attending North Harbor since 2009.
Laurie Howell - Elementary Specialist: Laurie is a native of mid-coast Maine. She earned a Master's degree in education from UMO and served as a Spanish teacher at Lisbon High School. Since having two sons, Laurie has settled into being a stay-at-home mom living in Brunswick with her husband. Laurie serves in Kids' Cove and sings with the music team and has attended North Harbor since 2011.
Board of Directors
Along with Dan mentioned above, North Harbor has six other directors who serve the church by giving direction to its mission and vision.
Elaine DeFreitas - Elaine has been at the Harbor for roughly 8 years and has served as a small group leader, Kids' Cove room leader, and now as a Director. Elaine has a doctorate degree in physical therapy and lives in Bowdoinham with her husband and kids.
Rok Morin - Rok began attending North Harbor in 2006 and has served as a small group leader, sound engineer, and currently leads the Host Team with his wife Mary-Ellen. Rok's owns a local chiropractic practice and lives in Woolwich.
Kiva Hermansen - Kiva has been around North Harbor since 2007. She makes her home in Bath and works as an engineer. She has served on several ministry teams at North Harbor through the years, but currently serves with the Floodgate teens, tech team, and the Board of Directors.
Weldon Shields - Weldon has been attending North Harbor with his wife, Julie, since 2006. Together they have served as Host Team Leaders, Room leaders in Kids' Cove, and as members of the set-up team. They currently call Richmond home.
Cristina Ustaris - Criss lives in Brunswick with her husband and daughter and has been attending the Harbor since 2010. She is an electrical engineer and serves in Kids' Cove with her husband on a regular basis.