Rick Bonin

Elder
Email: 
ribones@juno.com

Rick has been married to Mary Ann (Sculley) since 1986.  They have two adult children, Matthew serving in the USN and Renee, a junior at Framingham State University. 

Native hometown: Born in Providence, lived in West Warwick all of his life.

Occupation: Senior Quality Analyst (Certification), General Dynamics in N. Kingstown, 

Involvement:  Rick was a Deacon from 2011-2014 before becoming an Elder this year.  He attends and also leads a Bible Study, is on the Visitation Ministry Team and was active in the Furniture Connection.

Education:  Graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence with an A.S. Management and a B.S. in Marketing.  

Past Religious Affiliations:Brought up Roman Catholic, came to Christ in 1975 through Agape Ministries, Orlando, Fl., while in the Navy. He was a founding Elder of Church of the Apostles Church (Evangelical Anglican) and a past member of Sts. Andrew & Philip’s Episcopal Church, serving there in multiple leadership roles and Sunday school teacher. 

Spiritual Gifts: Mercy, Shepherding and Helps

Favorite free time activities: Spending time with family and working around the yard, hiking, campfires in his backyard and “Grandparent’s Day”. 

Favorite character in the Bible: Peter – because like me, he got it wrong a lot of the time.  Paul – because he was so instrumental in the early start of the church.