The Rev. Dennis N. Plourde, a short biography

The Rev. Dennis N. Plourde was born in Houlton, Maine and graduated from Brewer High School in Brewer, Maine. He holds a B.A. from the University of Maine, a M. Div. degree from Andover-Newton Theological School and a M.Litt from the University of Stirling in Stirling, Scotland. Mr. Plourde is married to Diane Nightengale Plourde and they have two sons, James and Chris, one daughter-in-law, Laura and two grandsons, Logan and Taylor. Mr. Plourde, an ordained American Baptist minister, served congregations in Maine and New Hampshire and California before coming to Washington State. He and Diane have also served as commissioned American Baptist missionaries in the Philippines.

He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor society. He has been elected to local school boards and served on various call-volunteer Fire Departments, serving as Deputy Chief for ten years. He has written several articles for publication in the Philippines and is a contributor to the book, Embracing the Future, published by Judson Press, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

His wife, Diane, has her B.F.A. & a M. Education from the University of New Hampshire. She has taught in public schools in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and California and served as an educational consultant in the Philippines, teaching at the Convention Baptist Bible College in Bacolod City. She is an illustrator with several illustrations appearing in national publications and has held workshops on the theme of Healing through the Arts. Her most recent workshop was done at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California through its Brehm Center. She will be leading workshops this summer, 2007, at the American Baptist Women's Conference in Green Lake, Wisconsin.

First Baptist Church
22800 56th Ave. W.
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-3922
(425) 778-2046
Last Modified
10 May 2007
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