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Rev. Jay Martin, Dr. Min, Pastor.

Pastor Jay has served as our pastor since 1979 (more than 30 years). He and his wife, Jan, have raised their family here in Manistique. Jay and Jan met and married in Lansing, Michigan. Jay is a graduate of Michigan State University.

He came to this church straight out of seminary (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) where he earned a Master of Divinity degree.

While in Manistique, he attended the Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lombard, IL, and earned the Doctor of Ministry Degree.

You can contact Jay at:
Church - (906) 341-2814
Parsonage - (906) 341-2839
or send an

Lisa Slavinski
- Secretary

Lisa has been managing the church office since May, 2005 and is available Monday through Friday from 1 PM to 5PM.
Lisa is married and has one daughter. Lisa grew up in Garden but has lived in Manistique with her husband Ed and daughter Molly since 1997. Lisa has worked full time in Manistique since 1989. She loves spending time with her family and loves listening to her daughter sing at community and school events. According to Lisa, her job is never boring, there is always something to do and the church family is always friendly and welcoming, she says, “not many people go to work with a smile and leave work with a smile every day!”


Jeff Syers - Custodian

Jeff is a native of Manistique and a member of the church. He enjoys taking care of our church as custodian.

.Ron Risdon - Musician

Ron is our pianist and organist.


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