Butch and Ruth began attending Messiah in 2003 and knew from the very first day that
it was a very special place; a place where they would grow closer to the Lord. Butch
grew up in Portland, Maine and Ruth grew up in Westford, MA. Both started their
careers in law enforcement in Wells and their paths crossed again years later. Butch
and Ruth were married; Butch giving her two wonderful children and eight adorable
They grew deeper and stronger in their commitment for Jesus. Butch and Ruth
developed close relationships with others in church, growing through discipleship,
feeling loved and accepted.
Butch and Ruth enjoy family and friends, playing games. Butch enjoys volunteering as
an SRO (Safety Range Officer) for the State of Maine at the Fryeburg Firing Range,
hunting and the outdoors. Ruth enjoys baking, crafting and just about anything to help
at the church. If there is an event at the church, most likely, you will see them there.

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