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Chris Clinch, Senior Pastor


Chris grew up in Downeast Maine, he became a follower of Jesus Christ while a senior in high school, and he went on to serve as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. 

He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. 

Chris and his wife Becky have lived in Barrington for over 20 years, raising their four children in this beautiful community.

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Tim J. Buck, Executive Pastor


Tim was a small business owner from Centerport, NY before moving to New England in 1981. He has been part of the BeFree community for the past 35 years.

He served for 20 years in youth and men’s ministry before joining the BeFree staff in 2001. He has a degree in Economics from State University of NY at Stony Brook.  

When not at BeFree, Tim is an avid landscape photographer, and enjoys beagles, backpacking, and exploring far off places. Tim and his wife Cyndi live in Dover, NH.