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Pastor Stan PDF Print E-mail

Pastor Stan Eckermann has been serving as Holy Faith's interim pastor since early 2015. A retired Lutheran pastor, he is also a trained and experienced interim pastor who has led other congregations along their transition journeys. As our three-quarter-time pastor he leads worship services, attends to pastoral emergencies and participates in some of the day-to-day operations of the church—as well as guiding us in our search for a permanent pastor.


Email contact: pastor@holy-faith-church.org


Last Updated on Friday, 03 April 2015 09:58
Deacon Don Dersnah PDF Print E-mail


Don Dersnah has been with Holy Faith since September 2009.  A graduate of the Whitaker School of Theology, he was ordained a deacon in 1997. Don has previously served at St. Clare's Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor and St. John's Episcopal Church in Howell.

Don met his wife Tish while they were attending college in 1967.  As Saline residents, they enjoy being with family and like to travel to destinations around Michigan, visiting lighthouses and bed-and-breakfasts.

A caring and compassionate listener, Don is available for pastoral care, counseling and visitations.

Email: don@holy-faith-church.org




Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 14:42
Joan, Office Manager PDF Print E-mail


Joan and her husband, Jim, moved to Ann Arbor from St. Paul, Minnesota in 2001. Joan was a stay-at-home mom who spent much of her time volunteering at school and in the community. She has volunteered at Safe House, delivered Meals on Wheels, has been active with the Jr. League of Ann Arbor and with the PTO at Harvest and Heritage schools. She also served as a Sunday School Teacher at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Minnesota. In Joan’s free time she enjoys scrapbooking, geneology, reading, and spending time with her family.




Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015 12:08