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.
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. 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 mom to three girls.
John Andrade - Youth Pastor: John holds a Bachelor's degree in Bible and lives in downtown Brunswick with his wife and five children. John has served with many ministry teams at the Harbor, has led small groups and will even rap his original songs on occasion 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 before coming on staff at the Harbor. Laurie lives with her husband and two sons in Brunswick, 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 Board Member. Elaine has a doctorate degree in physical therapy and lives in Bowdoinham with her husband, Paul, 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 Welcome 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 Tech Team and Board of Directors.
Weldon Shields - Weldon has been attending North Harbor with his wife, Julie, since 2006. Together they have served on the Welcome Team Kids' Cove Team, and Set-Up Team. They currently call Richmond home.
Zoe Reyes - Zoe is a Brunswick resident and has been attending the Harbor since 2012 with her husband, Manny, and kids. Zoe has served with the Kids’ Cove Team, Welcome Team, Groups Team, Music Team, and Teaching Team. Zoe’s background is in social work; she brings much wisdom to the Board particularly in the field of group and interpersonal dynamics.
Kathleen Funderburk - Kathleen and her husband, Eric, and their kids reside in Brunswick and have been at the Harbor since 2007. She has a background in fashion design and now volunteers her skills with a local inner city mission teaching youth fashion design skills. Kathleen brings great problem solving and event planning skills to the Harbor which has for many years been a great gift to our various ministries.