Our Staff is always available to assist you. Don't hesitate to contact them.
Rev. Paul Herter, Pastor
Pastor Paul has faithfully served the family of Hope since 1989. He is a graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne. He and his wife, Carol, have one son. Contact Pastor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rebekah Martinal, Youth and Family Life
Becky is in charge of Youth and Family Ministries at Hope. Becky is married to Paul Martinal and has two children. Any question regarding education at all levels may be directed to her at email@example.com.
Mary Martinal, Church Secretary
Mary serves Hope faithfully as secretary. She is the hub of communication. Contact her at the church 517.263.4317 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mike Vergiels serves as the chairman of Hope Lutheran Church. If you have any questions about the church you may contact her at 517.265.5675
Patti Vergiels oversees all events, including the Sunday morning fellowship time. Please contact Patti at ... if you would like to help with an event or have questions.
Paul Martinal, Worship Chairperson
Along with many talented people, Paul Martinal oversees the music and multimedia at Hope. If you would like to get connected to one of these teams, contact Paul at email@example.com.
Dene Minnema, Choir Director [8:30AM]
Dene chooses beautiful choral pieces, trains & directs the choir for the Traditional service.
Helen Bendes, Music Director [11AM]
Along with Paul Martinal, Helen selects music and accompanies the Praise Team for the New Song service.
Christian Education Chairperson
Amy Teske has a heart for spiritual growth. She oversees the education programs from newborns to adults of members and guests of Hope. Contact Amy at 517.260.3965.
Joann Wachter leads teams of people who care about those who are hurting. If you or a loved one is suffering momentary or chronic illness or pain, please contact Joann at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jesus said, "Look at the fields, they are ripe for the harvest." Judy Theung's avocation is to keep us all looking outward. Have a neighbor or friend you'd like to invite to church? Contact Judy at email@example.com.
How do we worship God with our time, talent and treasure? Like every other area, He owns it all. Contact Arleen Jacobsson at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime to confidentially discuss how you might use your resources to extend God's kingdom.
Overseeing teams of people who have a heart for making God's house and grounds safe and inviting to everyone is John Parros.