Rev. Bette Bond
Bette is able to connect with people from all walks of life because of her diverse background. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Master of Divinity from Bangor Theological Seminary, Bangor, Maine She has worked as waitress, caterer, secretary, medical transcriptionist, for wholesale opticians, and most recently as hospice bereavement counselor.
She is ordained in two denominations; American Baptist and Disciples of Christ. Bette has served as pastor of the North Nobleboro Baptist Church in Maine, and also the United-Baptist Christian Church on the Niagara Frontier in New York state. She has studied with the Jesuits and also was in community with the Sisters of St. Francis while in NY, where she served on the convent’s retreat center Board of Directors.
Bette grew up in Indiana and has lived all over the country before coming to Maine. She is married and has one son, a musician, and two stepchildren and three step-grandchildren. She plays piano and the accordion, and formerly played with a Celtic band. She loves to read and previously facilitated a writer’s group at the Transfiguration Hermitage, a Benedictine Monastery in Windsor. She likes to walk, lie in a hammock, cook, practice yoga, meditation and prayer (including the labyrinth). She was directly involved in the building of the labyrinth at Alfond Center for Health, and she and her husband Jim built a labyrinth on their property which she tries to walk every day.
Rev. Bette by calling the office at 207/273-2338 or email
Member of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches