Pastoral Staff

Pastor R. Michael Collins is originally from Central New Jersey and has been a pastor in churches there on Coastal Maine, and here in the Capital District. He has pastored this congregation since 1985. He enjoys golf, woodworking, home maintenance, camping and boating. Pastor Collins is a family man with four children and eight grandchildren. He and Donna have been happily married for nearly forty years. His favorite part of the ministry is Bible study and pastoral encouragement.
Pastor Will Nightingale has been on staff as Associate Pastor here since 2008. He is a great help with senior ministries. Will was raised in the State of Maine, and his wife of nearly 55 years is from Poland. They share the gift of hospitality and are committed to the ministry of prayer. Will and Ellinor enjoy their 15 grandchildren and also reading in many areas, especially the Scriptures.
Pastor Tony Barrera is a graduate of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. Tony served for many years as pulpit supply for several churches in Northeastern New York, while he continued his career as a New York State Trooper. His trooper experience greatly helped Tony grow in his management skills. After his retirement,  Tony was able to expand his ministry and join the staff of Brunswick Baptist as Associate Pastor. Tony has a strong burden for church growth and discipleship. He leads small groups and serves as our Mission Coordinator for the church. Tony loves construction and wood working and enjoys making bowls and wooden clocks. His wife Terri helps with church secretarial work. They have four children and one grandson!