mike bates

bookkeeper | [email protected]

Mike spent the majority of his secular career at FirstEnergy. Following an early retirement, he began his own business as a home remodeler. In 2014, he began his position as Maranatha’s bookkeeper. Mike says, “I really enjoy the work and the staff. Helping to manage the Lord’s finances is an honor and a weighty responsibility. I am blessed to have this opportunity.”

Mike’s family has been at Maranatha since its beginning. Mike teaches an ABF, a small group Bible study, and is one of Maranatha’s deacons. He is married to Sara (42 years), they have four grown children and 11 grandchildren. They love vacationing at Hilton Head.