Tom Otis, called to be our Pastor in February, 2015


Pastor Tom Otis

Church Staff:

Lisa Zeuhlke

Lisa Zuehlke

Lisa Zuehlke  
is the Office Manager at First Lutheran. She has been on staff since Nov. of 2012. Lisa was raised in Detroit and has lived in the UP for 35 years. Lisa graduated from Michigan State (go Green!) as a veterinary technician but left that field to work as the Parish Assistant at Good Shepherd Lutheran in Houghton, before moving to Escanaba. She has two grown sons and one incredible grandson and she lives outside of Gladstone with her husband, Gordon.



Debbie Fraser

Debbie Fraser

Debbie Frazer – Debbie is a long-time Delta County resident, She has work experience at the YWCA, Bay College and First Bank, among other places and most recently is employed with Frazer Mechanical as Bookeeper. We welcome Debra “Debbie” Frazer to First Lutheran! Stop and say hello! 





Music Ministry Staff:


Kris McDonald

Kris McDonald
Organist, pianist, chancel choir and junior choir director, and handbell director.
Olivia Wery,
choir accompanist. Olivia is a GHS Senior.  She accompanies the Chancel Choir and occasionally substitutes for Chris. We appreciate her interest and abilities!

Dave Strom

Dave Strom – Custodian


Volunteer Coordinators for Sunday School and Confirmation:  

Amber Hess – Soderman, 428-4152;,

Sunday worship

8:00 AM,
10:30 AM

with regular celebration of Holy Communion and a children’s message.
No staffed nursery available

Christian Education

for all ages
9:15 AM
(Sept through early May)


First Lutheran Church
1212 Minneapolis Ave.
Gladstone, MI-49837
Phone: 906-428-4565
Office hours:
Mon-Thu, 9am – 4pm
Friday, 9am – 12pm

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