Pastor James Erickson (Pastor Jim)

James D. Erickson graduated with a master of divinity degree from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, in 1982.  He served his vicarage at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Alpena, Michigan, in 1980.  Following graduation in 1982, he was called as associate pastor and is presently serving as Senior Pastor.  Pastor and his wife Lisa, who serves as the parish nurse, have two children, twins:  Kaleigh and Luke.  

Associate Pastor Joshua Schultz

Pastor Schultz is a 2014 graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana where he received a Master of Divinity degree. He served his vicarage at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Joseph, Michigan. He and his wife, Amy, were married in August 2010. They have four children, Claire, Micah, Anna, and Lucy. 

Rev. Al Kersten

Al Kersten is a Graduate of the 2018 specific Ministries program.  Missouri Synod. He is married to Pamela and they have two adult children and four grandchildren. Al has a total of thirty years service as an elder/lay minister in four congregations. He will concentrate on Outreach/Visitation Ministries at Immanuel.

Becky Sommerfeld – Lead Secretary

Mrs. Becky Sommerfeld is the lead secretary serving mornings in the Immanuel Church office.  She and her husband, David, have two boys, Mathew  and Chase.

Tina Boven – Assistant Secretary
Linda Woytaszek – Custodian

Mrs. Linda Woytaszek is the church custodian.  Linda and her husband, Butch, have five adult children.  Brian, Chris,  Amanda, and Brenda. Their son, John, is with the Lord.

Ryan West – Director of Technology