Pastor Michael has been serving at East Bend since May of 1996. He and his wife, Tonya, moved here after completing their schooling at Hesston College, Hesston Kansas.
Michael grew up in Phoenix Arizona and came to faith through the teaching and preaching of Pastors Peter Wiebe and Stan Schantz at Trinity Mennonite Church.
He has a passion for Christ and for walking with others as they begin to realize Jesus’ presence in their lives.
In addition to serving as Pastor at East Bend, he serves as a part of the Southern Illinois Mission Partnership Leadership team which has mission centers located in Mt. Vernon, Pana, Galesburg and Stanford IL.
Michael and Tonya have three boys, Matthias, Mason, and Malachi.
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