Rev. Mat Thomas – Senior Pastor
Reverend Mat Thomas came to Bethel in the Fall of 2003 to serve as their youth pastor. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Eastern Nazarene College in 2005 and Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from Northwest Nazarene University in 2010. Mat married the love of his life I’Esha on July 11, 2009. Mat is an ordained as an elder in the Church of the Nazarene.
In 2015, Mat was elected as Bethel Church of the Nazarene’s lead pastor. Mat serves on several non-profit boards. Mat serves on the board at the Esther Sanger for Compassion, South Shore Friends of the Homeless, and Windsor Hills Camp. Mat also serves alongside of his wife I’Esha as the New England district NYI Teen Camp Directors. Pastor Mat enjoys reading a good novel, riding his bicycle, traveling, water aerobics, stimulating theological discussion, and a good cup of coffee. Pastor Mat is passionate about theology, justice, prayer, and retreating.