Contact/Family info


Home Address:
P.O. Box 2905
Bethel, AK 99559
(907)543-5310 home
(907)545-2051 cell

Sending Church:
Baywiew Baptist Church
Pastor Keith Thibo
22648 Grosenbach Rd.
Washington, IL 61571

Bruce – 1/11/73
Susan – 6/19/73
Savannah – 9/8/2000
Lauren – 5/27/2003
Colin – 10/30/2007


4 Responses to Contact/Family info

  1. Any donations can be sent to our sending church Bayview Baptist Church 22648 Grosenbach Rd. Washington, IL 61571. I appreciate your desire to help. Are you from Alaska or down in the 48?

  2. Ben Brandt says:

    Brother Claypool,

    I was reading your prayer letter and greatly encouraged by the progress you are making in Bethel!
    My name is Ben Brandt, I am a member of Treasure Valley Baptist Church in Meridian, Idaho. Our Pastor is Rick DeMichele.
    My wife and I lead the RU Recovery program at our church, therefore I am always interested in works in areas that have seen the impacts of addiction.
    Thank you for serving the Lord in Bethel, I spent the night there once in about 2016 and am somewhat familiar with the struggles of rural Alaska. We will add you to our prayer list and should we ever find ourselves in Bethel again we will stop in for church or to say hello.
    As a side note, your airplane looks pretty shiny for rural alaska, I am assuming you brought it up from the lower 48. Hopefully, it is still just as shiny.

    Thanks and make it a great day in the Lord!

    • It is most definitely not as shiny now! Those pictures were straight out of a fresh paint job. Twelve years of western Alaska’s climate have taken a toll. If you wouldn’t mind, please send me an email so I can keep in touch with you. I would love to find out what brought you to Bethel in 2016. We have also had an interest in RU for a few years but haven’t pursued it yet. I would really like to have some more input on the process, resources, etc… involved.
      Bruce Claypool

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