Dave was raised in Queens, NY where his father served as a Pastor at the First Presbyterian Church of East Williamsburgh. He attended Lutheran elementary and high schools, and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Theory and Composition from Long Island University in Brooklyn. 

Dave has served as Director of Music for several local houses of Worship since moving to New Hampshire, including Trinity Episcopal Church and the United Methodist Church, both in Claremont; St. Patrick's and St. Joachim's Catholic Parish in Newport and Sunapee; Shir Shalom Synagogue in Woodstock, VT, and the First Congregational Church of Walpole. He has served as Director of Music at the First Baptist Church since 2014. 

Dave currently is the Director of Music for the Area Choir of Newport, and of the Jenkins School of Dance Center of Claremont. He accompanies the choruses of Mount Lebanon Elementary School, Lebanon Middle School and Sunapee Middle High School. He and his wife Cindy live in Sunapee, where they raised their five children.

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Pastor Charles was called to First Baptist Church in 2011. In addition to his responsibilities as the Senior Pastor, he also writes Sunday school literature for Baptist Way Press and has written devotional material for Smyth and Helwys. His favorite activities include reading, writing, skiing, hiking, going to the beach, and anything that involves spending time with this family. Charles and his wife Lisa Dawn, have three children, Kaitlin, Jonathan, and Jack.

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