Bobby Warrenburg


Senior Pastor
bobby@nscbc.org

Bobby is excited to lead a church that is committed to making disciples, reaching the lost, and living on mission together. Bobby is originally from Austin, TX, and received his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master’s in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. After spending some time working in business, he felt a call to ministry and went to China with his wife, Julie, for three years as a church planter. Bobby then came to New England to study at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he received his Master of Divinity degree. He has most recently served for eight years at a church in Southwest London as the Associate Pastor and then Senior Pastor. Bobby and Julie have four children: William, Grace, Annie, and Lucy. Bobby enjoys cycling, reading, Netflix, meals with friends, and (don’t tell anyone) bird-watching.

Richard Wallace


Associate Pastor

richard@nscbc.org

Richard came to New England from the other side of the Atlantic, growing up in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, before moving to Cambridge, England for university and a subsequent career as a Software Engineer. After working on staff for two churches in Northern Ireland, Richard came to America to study for a Masters of Divinity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Richard loves the North Shore and the people here and is passionate to see as many people as possible across Essex County hearing, understanding, and being changed by the gospel of Jesus. He and his wife, Tess, have been members of NSCBC since 2016 and together with their son Finn live in Beverly Farms near the church. They love to spend as much time as possible outdoors on the North Shore, and are very fond of all the local seafood. Richard particularly enjoys the sport of rugby, but is yet to find a sport that he doesn’t enjoy (Go Red Sox!)

Adam Kurihara

Minister of Worship Arts
adam@nscbc.org

Adam loves making music so people can worship Jesus. He grew up in sunny California where he developed an early passion for music from private piano lessons, singing in choirs, playing in a blues band, studying music composition, and serving in worship teams. In college Adam discovered the richness of choral music and liturgical traditions, prompting him to move to the Boston area to study Sacred Music at BU’s School of Theology. He graduated from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in 2022 and has most recently served as Pastor of Worship and Community Life at Trinitarian Congregational Church in Wayland, MA from 2011-2022. When not making music Adam likes cooking and enjoys biking around the North Shore. He lives with his wife Shauna, an artist and Spiritual Director, on the campus at GCTS. They are both excited to be a part of the NSCBC family!

Genesia Christensen


Director of Children’s Ministries
children@nscbc.org

Genesia, along with her husband Eric, have been blessed to attend NSCBC for the past 20 years, serving in just about all of the children’s ministry areas. She came to the area from Vermont, while attending Gordon College where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education and English. She continued on to receive her Master’s in Education from the University of New England. After teaching for several years, she decided to stay home while raising their three children; Madelyn, Aiden and Owen. Living in Gloucester, her family loves doing anything and everything at the beach!

Cameron Casey

Interim Youth Minister
cameron@nscbc.org

Cameron grew up outside of Detroit, Michigan in Rochester Hills. His love for asking hard and meaningful questions about life led him to study philosophy at Wayne State University (MI). After graduating with his Bachelor’s degree in 2015, he went on to study theology and ministry at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div.), graduating in 2019. In addition to his responsibilities in youth ministry, he is pursuing his Th.M. at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry with an emphasis in theology. Currently, he is working on his thesis which bridges two of his passions, theology and philosophy, by combining Charles Taylor’s analysis of a secular age and Edward Schillebeeckx’s theology of hope. Prior to his youth minister position, Cameron spent four-years volunteering in NSCBC’s youth ministry, primarily working with high school students. He loves to build lasting relationships with students, walk alongside them through challenging times, and help spur on spiritual and communal growth. Over the past few years, Cameron has been on a spiritual journey of learning to talk less and listen more, both God and neighbor. He is married to Brittany who serves in worship ministry at NSCBC. His other interests include spending time with friends, having meaningful conversations, cooking, fishing, camping, reading, and watching Gilmore Girls.

Ruth Feins


Bookkeeper and Finance Chair
bookkeeper@nscbc.org

We are so grateful to have Ruth Feins serving as our Finance Committee Chair. Ruth Feins grew up in Scotland, graduating from the University of Edinburgh with a science degree. She lives in Beverly with her husband Dan, and they have two grown daughters. Ruth has been a member of NSCBC since 2007 and has served in many areas of the church over the years such as VBS, Community Care, Christian Education Committee, Children’s Ministries, Worship Team, Choir, and the Finance Committee. She has also served on staff as Bookkeeper since 2014. Her interests include singing, camping, kayaking and nature walks with the dog.

For those interested in financial stewardship, or for any questions, Ruth can be reached at bookkeeper@nscbc.org

Maria Reiss

Assistant Bookkeeper
bookkeeper@nscbc.org

Maria is from all over the Midwest and set down roots on the North Shore in 2009. She’s been a member of NSCBC since 2009 and has been involved in various ministry aspects of the church. She received her BA in Elementary Education from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL and received her M. Ed as a math specialist from Gordon. She currently teaches middle school math and enjoys using her love of math to benefit the church as Assistant Bookkeeper. In her spare time, Maria enjoys playing volleyball, ultimate frisbee, taking stats for the church softball team, or sitting around a campfire with friends.

Julia Firicano

Office Manager
office@nscbc.org

Julia grew up in the North Shore area. Her call to ministry and passion for discipleship led her to attend Gordon College where she received a B.A. in Ministry and Biblical Studies with additional studies in Special Education. With a desire to build up families and children, Julia is pursuing her M.A. in Counseling  at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. In her free time Julia enjoys singing, painting, and cooking; plus adventuring and ministering with her fiancè Nick. She loves to use her passions to glorify God. Julia has led and taught children in worship in the local church and on outside missions. Julia hopes to grow in spiritual leadership and lead younger women in Christ. Julia is excited to see how the Lord will use her at NSCBC! Her special life verse to follow is Matthew 5:8, Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.

Jack Hartman

Summer Ministry Apprentice
jack@nscbc.org

Jack is a rising senior at Gordon College. He is originally from Pennsylvania, but considers the North Shore his home now. He is studying Christian Ministries with a desire to work in church ministry in the future. He intends to one day attend seminary and get his Masters in Divinity, though he is not sure when God has that in store for him yet. He heard the call to go into Ministry come from God the summer before his senior year of High School. Since then, he has been doing anything he can to be involved in ministry from preaching at his church in Pennsylvania, to leading an on campus worship group during his first semester of college, to working in the Chapel office at Gordon, to working on the Intramural staff to promote good Christ-like competition, to now being NSCBC’s Ministry Apprentice. He has been attending NSCBC since he was a Freshmen in the fall of 2019 and has felt deeply connected and drawn in by the church family since his arrival on the North Shore. Jack is looking forward to working with all members of the church body, from the toddlers and little kids, to the longer tenured adults of the church and everyone in between. He is so grateful to have the opportunity to do the work of the Kingdom of God at North Shore Community Baptist Church.

DEACONS

The Deacons at NSCBC assist the Elders in achieving the mission of the church by caring for, praying for, and serving the individuals and families we worship alongside.

Debbi Tuck, Chair

Clay Range, Facilities

Ruth Feins, Finance

Jim Maden, Treasurer

Joyce Botterill, at-large

Daniel Tuck, at-large

Joanne Ersing, at-large

Samuel Solberg, at-large

Lissa Whitley, at-large

Phil Whitley, at-large