DISTRICT OFFICE FAMILY

The Great Lakes District exists to

Glorify God and

(to reveal Jesus and praise Jesus!)

Make Disciples 

(Christ followers-teach others to glorify Him, reveal Him & cause others to praise Him) 

IN

Jerusalem

(local community) ,

Judea 

(district),

Samaria 

(our nation),

AND TO THE

Ends Of The Earth 

(the world)

THE GREAT LAKES DISTRICT OFFICE FAMILY EXISTS TO SUPPORT

OUR DISTRICT CHURCHES IN ACCOMPLISHING THIS GOAL

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REV. THOMAS GEORGE

District Superintendent

Elected District Superintendent in 2012. Enjoys playing his guitars!  Spicy foods are his favorite! Big Ohio State fan!

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REV. GREG VARANO

Pastor of Official Worker Development

Sr. Pastor-Detroit Central Alliance Church, Detroit, MI. Enjoys historic architecture! Can fix anything! Big U of M fan!

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REV. BRUCE TERPSTRA

Director of Church Advance

Former MetropolitanDistrict D.S.

I'm a foodie that loves to taste ethnic cuisine.  And oh yeah...GO BLUE! (much to the consternation of our Buckeye loving D.S.!)

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REV. JUSTIN THORNTON

Church Multiplication Director

Church planter extraordinaire! Justin rejoins the GLD and is excited to build church planting momentum!

Ask him about his sneaker collection!

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BRIAN GOWING

Business & Technology Manager

Also known as GLD's own B&TMan! Handles the business side of the district office and all technology needs for the district office and our district churches. If it plugs in Brian knows it!

Loves making BBQ.

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STEVE FISCHER

Director of Youth Commission

Pastor of Student Ministries and Senior High Pastor at Westgate Chapel.

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CORRINA FREEMAN

Missions Mobilizer

Your support with all things missions. Your annual missions conference, how to communicate Alliance missions,  forming  partnerships, etc.

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JODI EPPINGA

Office Administrator

Joined the District in 2014. The glue that holds the District Office together! Also keeps Thomas and Brian in line! Enjoys sports, especially Michigan State!

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DR. ANDREA VINCENT

Office Assistant

Former Neuroscientist. Former District youthworker. Former Marketplace Ministries worker in Southeast Asia. Enjoys a new challenge.