Regional Ministries

Bethany Covenant Church partners with the following regional ministries.  Please click on the name of the ministry or contact person(s) listed below for more information:


New England Seafarers Mission (NESM) – This mission has been in operation since 1885 and now reaches 25,000 people per year from 159 countries!  Their core belief as a Christian organization is to offer hospitality to ALL women and men who come through their doors.   Today, NESM provides services in Boston as well as Providence, Narragansett Bay, Portsmouth, and Portland.  During the cruise season (May-October), Bethany volunteers at the Boston mission to aid crew members in connecting with family members, sending wages, and purchasing an array of personal items in the store.

Contact:  Reverend Steve Cushing @ (617) 443-0282

Bethany Contacts:  Cathy Thorgerson (603) 668-3919 and Joyce Walton (603) 540-0727


Pilgrim Pines Conference Center (Camp Squanto) – Pilgrim Pines is a year-round East Coast Conference ministry center of the Evangelical Covenant Church.  It offers retreats, conferences, youth camps, and worship gatherings for all ages.  A wide range of programs for spiritual, recreational, and educational development are conducted in order to help others experience God through Jesus Christ.  Contact:  Scott Lee @ (603) 352-0443 

Bethany Contact:  Courtney Crowder (603) 471-9375