First Lutheran Church
1212 Minneapolis Ave.
Tom Otis, called to be our Pastor in February, 2015
Volunteer Coordinators for Sunday School and Confirmation:
Amber Hess – Soderman and Deb Koski;
Dave Strom – Custodian
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 two incredible grandchildren and she lives outside of Gladstone with her husband, Gordon
Secretary, Reyna Rose
Reyna Rose, a member of our church, is our new secretary. Reyna is a lifelong resident of Escanaba. She lives in Cornell with her husband, Scot, four children, and a menagerie of dogs, cats, goats and chickens! Reyna volunteers with our Sunday School and said one of her favorite parts of the church and working here is the music she hears.
Music Ministry Staff
Director of Music:
Organist, pianist, chancel choir and junior choir director, and handbell director.
Olivia Wery, Lori Anderson, and Nancy Norberg