Pastor Bonine, was born and raised in Miles City, MT. After high school graduation at Miles City, he attended two years of college in Powell, Wyoming. He then attended the University of Wyoming in Laramie where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Ag Business in 1996. Prior to entering Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN, in 2005, he worked in various areas of agriculture. He served his Vicarage at St. Marks Lutheran Church in Elberta, AL, and is a 2009 graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary.
On August 2, 2009, Pastor Bonine was Ordained as a minister of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, and Installed as the pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Haven. The congregation of St. Paul’s Lutheran church welcomes Pastor Bonine and his wife, Nancy Bonine, and their daughters Kyrsten, Brittany, Natasha, and Amber.