Glen and Gail Nakata
As the Finance Secretary, Glen is responsible for counting, recording and depositing the offerings each week and keeping individual giving records for tax donations. He also serves as an usher.
Glen grew up attending Bainbridge First Baptist with his family. Camping, hiking, and hunting with the youth group were activities he enjoyed as a teen. Glen accepted Christ as his savior at the age of 7 and was baptized in 1965 (along with our current pastor Dan Wymer) and became a member of Bainbridge First Baptist. After high school Glen attended Western Baptist Bible College (now Corbin College) for 1 year.
When Glen met Gail, she started attending church with him and they married in July of 1983. Gail had accepted Christ as her savior at the age of 8, but was baptized at Bainbridge First Baptist in 1990 and became a church member.
Gail has served as the Christmas Program Director for many years and also teaches or assists with VBS. She also serves on a regular rotation in the nursery caring for our youngest attendees. Being a member of Lydians, our church women missionary group, Gail also assists the other ladies with the planning and execution of all church activities.
Glen and Gail have two grown daughters. Glen works for his family business as the Dairy department manager at Town & Country Market on Bainbridge Island, and Gail works as an office manager for a local counseling service.