Bruce is a lifetime resident of this area. He attended his first Sunday service of the Fellowship of the Inner Light during the winter of 1973 at the old Seahorse Hotel. Bruce was ordained as a Minister of the FIL by Paul Solomon in 1984 and has served the church in the joint roles of Minister and Music Director.

Professionally, Bruce retired in 2003, following a 33 year career in the criminal justice system working as Probation and Parole Officer and as a Group Home Director. Since 2003, he has worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in the treatment of addictions.

In 1986, Bruce married the love of his life, Ms. Martie. Bruce believes that his life has been greatly blessed and considers it an honor to be of service to the Fellowship of the Inner Light.