Staff & Presbytery Leaders

The Faces of Staff & Presbytery Leaders

Here are the contact information for each of the presbytery staff, moderators or facilitators for each of the Leadership Team.

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Presbytery Staff Leadership

Executive Presbyter/ Stated Clerk

Rev. Fran Lane-Lawrence
Office: 269.381.6337 ext. 1

Associate Presbyter

Rev. Chrissy Westbury
Office: 269.381.6337 ext. 2

Assistant to Executive Presbyter

Rev. Dr. Calvin Bremer
Office: 616.401.2834

Presbytery Support Staff

Office Manager

Sharon Carper
Office: 269.381.6337 ext. 3


Kirk Truesdell
Office: 269.381.6337 ext. 5


Kevin Mejeur
Office: 269.381.6337 ext. 4

Assistant Clerk

Rev. Annamarie Groenenboom
Office: 269.381.6337 ext. 8

Technology Manager

Kristen Schell
Office: 269.381.6337 ext. 6

Technology & Communications Support

Emily Franson
Office: 269.381.6337 ext. 7

Presbytery Moderators

Presbytery of Lake Michigan Moderator

Elder Paul Karsten

Presbytery of Lake Michigan Vice Moderator

Rev. Gail Monsma

Leadership Team Moderator

Rev. Christine Barnes

Team Facilitators 

Congregational Support Team Facilitator

Rev. Katie Hurnwell

Mission & Outreach Team Facilitator

Administration & Support Team Facilitator

Dynamic Leaders Team Facilitator

Rev. Christopher Dorn

Other Moderators

Nominating & Representation Commission Moderator

Rev. Amber Nettleton

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Budget & Finance Moderator

Elder David Logan

Commission on the Preparation for Ministry Moderator

Rev. Christopher Mergener

Commission on Ministry Moderator

Rev. Troy Hauser Brydon

COM – North Moderator

Rev. Kristine Aragon-Bruce

COM – East Moderator

Rev. Kristin Stroble

COM – Southwest Moderator

Rev. Kathleen Robertson-King

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Next Stated Meetings

The next regular Stated Meeting will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2023, and will be hosted by the First Presbyterian Church of Lansing.

Visit the Presbytery Meetings page of this website and watch the eDIGEST for updated information about how to register for the meeting and where to find the presbytery packet. Decisions about whether to gather in-person or online will be made closer to the meeting date.

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