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We employ a Team approach to ministry, utilizing the Accountable Leadership Model in seeking to empower many people to do many things and allow the whole church to be part of pursuing the Mission of the Church, Making Disciples.

Senior Pastor: Rev. Ira A. Hall

Ira has served as Senior Pastor of Bean’s Corner since December of 2006 after serving as Youth/Associate Pastor for the 10 previous years.  He and his wife Sarah have a daughter and three sons.   Ira’s focus at Bean’s Corner is the equipping of disciple-makers and building up the ministry team.  He is the primary speaker on Sunday mornings, seeking to share the truth of God’s Word in a real-life context.

Ira & Sarah have a strong passion for the youth ministry and Direct Camp Berea in North Turner, Maine.

Ira is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College and Bonny Eagle High School in southern Maine.  He continues to work with the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship of UMF, where he previously served as staff member (98-02). Ira also does some chapel and conference speaking.

Ira’s greatest joy is spending time with his family.    You can connect to Ira on Facebook if you have a profile.

Administrative Assistant – Bethany Hoyt

Beth grew up attending Bean’s Corner Baptist Church and has been a part of church life for most of her life.  She became Administrative Assistant in 2007.  In addition to her other duties, Beth also is our VBS Director.  Beth’s focus at Bean’s Corner is to promote effective communication across all areas of the church structure and support the work of the ministry behind the scenes through her attention to detail.

Beth and her husband Randy have three adult sons.  Beth is an avid photographer and has had her work recognized in various shows and publications.

Beth enjoys spending time with her husband, sons, and nieces & nephews as well as her photography.  You can connect with her on Facebook.

Worship Team Leader-Joey Fellows

Joey, his wife Ali, and their two sons have been part of Bean’s Corner for several years now.  Joey oversees Sunday morning worship in both services, working with our various musicians to assist the Body in worshiping through music during our times together.  Ali helps with selecting music and also sings when she isn’t busy with the boys.  Ali also is our Nursery supervisor.

Joey & Ali are alums of New Brunswick Bible Institute and have a calling and passion for ministry with kids and young people.    Joey currently also works full-time in the private sector.

Treasurer (Financial Team Manager) – Sally Clemens

Sally has been connected to Bean’s Corner most of her life and has been a member since the mid-90’s.  She has served as Treasurer since 1998 after serving as Assistant Treasurer previously.  She works for one of the area paper mills after previously working at CMP.  Sally’s focus at BCBC is to promote excellence that brings glory to God in our business conduct and personnel as well as proper and visionary stewardship of the church’s finances.

Sally and her husband Dale have an adult son who also serves at Bean’s Corner. Sally is active helping other area ministries as well as BCBC

Sally enjoys kayaking, being outdoors experiencing nature, sewing and rug hooking.  You can connect with her on Facebook.

Care Team Manager- Rick Simoneau

Rick Simoneau has been active at Bean’s Corner since the early 90’s.  He and his wife Lisa raised three kids in the church and now enjoy a number of grandkids.  Rick helps oversee the Discipleship and Shepherding Ministry of the church, working with the Elders and Deaconesses to care for the believers and help equip them for God’s Mission.  He and Lisa help with visitation and congregational care as part of the team and Lisa also assists with work in the office.

Rick is passionate about connecting to community and seeing the body moving forward on God’s mission.  Rick works at the Jay papermill and in his spare time loves to go upta Camp as well as spend time with friends and family.

Assimilation Manager – Dale Thompson

Dale and Stacy joined Bean’s Corner in the early 2010’s and have been strongly involved in several areas of ministry within the church.  They have worked with the young people, teaching Sunday School as well as working with the Jr Youth Group.  They have helped with outreach events to our community and helped behind the scenes with other support ministries.  Dale is an Elder in the church and has served on the Elder board and helped lead the church through the transition as we reorganized to more clearly focus on Mission.

As Assimilation Manager, Dale oversees and pursues the goal of integrating all then new people that are attending the church and helping them get connected and get involved.

Dale and Stacy are grandparents who enjoy spending time with their family.  They also enjoy traveling and connecting with others.