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Kathy Theberge

Kathy Theberge started coming to Hope Baptist Church in the late summer of 2001. Kathy came to know Jesus Christ as her Savior in the summer of 1974, while she was living in the Lewiston/Auburn area.

Kathy grew up in Hallowell, Maine, and attended the Hall-Dale Schools, graduating in June 1973. She met her husband, Roger, in the summer of 1972. She went to college at the University of Maine in Orono from September 1973 to early spring 1975, studying to be an Animal Medical Technologist. Roger & Kathy were married in March of 1974 while both were going to college.

Their first child, Alexander, was born in June of 1975, and soon after his birth, they joined the Bible Speaks Ministry in South Berwick, Maine. The ministry moved to a campus in Lenox, Massachusetts, and Kathy & Roger moved with them.

In 1977, the family moved, as missionaries, to the Pittsburgh PA area. It was a large church, and the Lead Pastor allowed Kathy & Roger to live in their home while becoming established in the area. They had their second child, Margarette, during that time.

The family stayed and worked with the Bible Speaks Ministry until 1982. Their third child, Aimee, was born in 1980, but for various reasons, the family moved back to Hallowell Maine.

Kathy & Roger became members of the Old South Congregational Church in Hallowell for many years – 1982 to 2000. Their fourth child, Katie, was born during this time in 1984. The family met many people there that are friends to this day.

There was a ‘falling out’ because of belief, and they left the church completely for over a year. They visited Hope Baptist Church in the late summer of 2001, really liked it, and joined the church quite quickly.

As a State of Maine employee from 1985-2017, Kathy retired while still attending HBC, and in the spring of 2019, took on the part-time position of secretary and financial bookkeeper at the church.

Favorite Scripture: But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light;   Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. (1 Peter 2:9—10)