Born in Saint John, and raised in Sussex, Steve returned to Sussex in July 2015, after 19 years of serving in Maine, New York, Nova Scotia, and Michigan. Steve is a graduate of Sussex Regional High School and Kingswood University (1996). Steve is happily married to Maggie (McCrea), and they have three children; Michael (2nd year at Indiana Wesleyan University), Cory (Grade 11 at Sussex Christian School), and Grace (Grade 9 at SRHS). Steve works full time as the manager of Crosswinds, a local non profit, but also lends his help to the SW pastoral team when he can. The Beans are enjoying there new country home in rural Kings County. In his spare time Steve enjoys adventuring with Maggie, fishing, hiking, and construction projects. Steve and Maggie are excited about serving the community along side of so many great folks at the SWC!