Pastor Sam Simoes
Pastor Sam is the Lead Pastor of South Weymouth since June 2011. Originally from Portugal, Pastor Sam has been involved in church plants in Ohio, Missouri, Kansas, and overseas in the island of Madeira, Portugal. Before taking the role of Lead Pastor at South Weymouth he pastored in Grafton, West Virginia. Holding a MDiv from Nazarene Theological Seminary in Evangelism and a B.A. from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Religion and Sociology, Pastor Sam has been in full time ministry since 2003, being Ordained in 2005 as an Elder. Through Ministry, Pastor Sam and his family have experienced a move from the established church to the community relevant church, he is focused on the social transformation of the community through the church. Pastor Sam is a devoted husband, father and spiritual leader.
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Rev. David Restrick
David Restrick has joined our staff in July 2014. David along with his wife, Rhoda served as a global missionary with the Church of the Nazarene assigned to the country of Mozambique as Academic Dean and professor of the Seminário Nazareno em Mozambique. Before his service in Mozambique, David and Rhoda served at a small Bible college in South Africa. David also served as pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in Weston-super-Mare, England, for three years. An ordained Elder, David holds a Th.D. from Boston University, M.Div. from Nazarene Theological Seminary, and a B.S. in Biology from Eastern Nazarene College. David will serve our congregation with pastoral ministries and care.
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Eva Neil is our part-time Children’s Ministries Director. Eva is also currently employed at Eastern Nazarene College where she has worked since 2001 in the fields of development research and educational advising. She grew up in a small town in southern Michigan and graduated from Eastern Nazarene College in 2001 with a B.S. in Psychology. Eva has also worked in the fields of journalism and child care. Besides spending time with her family, she immensely enjoys music, reading, and a variety of outdoor activities. Eva’s passion is to be used by God to foster the forgiveness and hope of Jesus Christ in the hearts and lives of the children He loves so deepl
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Barb Fish assumed the responsibilities as Administrative Assistant at South Weymouth Church of the Nazarene in April of 2013. A graduate of Eastern Nazarene College in 1999, previously Barb worked as a freelance writer and a News Librarian at The Patriot Ledger. She is very active with parenting organizations and enjoys spending time with her family.
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Ben Neil is the Worship Director at SWN. Ben’s first experience on a worship team was at Maranatha Christian Church in VT when he was 15. He has been participating with or leading worship teams ever since. Ben has found strength and healing in Jesus through music and loves to provide the opportunity for others to come and experience God’s loving grace through worship. Ben has a BA in Social Work with a Minor in Music from Eastern Nazarene College. Besides working at SWN he is a investment advisor representative with Primerica. Ben believes that God has been with us through our entire lives and has been working to bring us to where we are today. Ben wants to see God glorified as He continues to bring us closer to completion with Him through music.
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