Our Staff







Vacancy Pastors: Pastor Mark Gilson, and Pastor Dennis Lassanske 

During our Call process, Pastor Mark Gilson will be stepping in as our primary Vacancy Pastor.  More information to come!


Pastor Dennis Lassanske will also be serving St. Luke Church during the vacancy, as needed. He has served as a Lutheran parish pastor in the midwest for over 40 years. A graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, he studied at the Holy Land Institute in Jerusalem where he learned how the land can bring color to the Biblical account. His passion for God’s Word and archeological interest will provide meaningful insights and Biblical lessons of faith.



Office Manager: Maureen Bartlett-Ford

Maureen has worked at St. Luke as the Office Manager for 9 years.  She is from the West Michigan area and graduated from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids with Business Administration and Environmental Science degrees. The first 15 years of her career was in technical / IT recruiting and sales.  

Maureen is in the office every weekday from 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.