Tom and Nancy Brink moved to Durham in 1980 and visited DEC their first weekend here. They never looked for another church home. In the early years, Nancy helped pioneer the MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) ministry at DEC, while Tom led the worship team from traditional to contemporary worship. They raised all four daughters at DEC and all were very involved in the Student Ministry.
Over the years they have been involved in leading Community Groups and on the Global Outreach Team. Tom has served on staff with InterVarsity since around 1978, first as campus staff at UNH, and then as Area Director for Maine and NH. Currently, Tom serves as the New England Regional Missions Director. His job includes overseeing the ServeUP New Orleans and ServeUP Tampa program and coordinating the New England Global Issues Internship to Uganda and Hispaniola.
Nancy has worked at Kittery Trading Post as a receptionist. They love outdoor sports – biking, hiking, and skiing. Both have hiked the 48 four-thousand footers in the state of NH. Nancy loves teaching Inductive Bible Study and Tom loves to dream about the purposes of God in the world.