Our Church Leadership

Executive Team

The Executive Team, made up of the Church President, Vice President, Finance Director, and the Pastor It works with the Pastor and Council to develop and support congregational leadership, act as liaison between the congregation and the Southeast Michigan Synod, as well as the ELCA and the community at large.


Council President: Rick Eder rick.eder@fbinsmi.com

Council Vice President: Tim Bristle timbristle@gmail.com

Financial Director: Beth Timmerman beth.timmerman@sbcglobal.net

Co-Financial Director: Shirley Weatherwax shirley49240@hotmail.com

Pastor: Kathy Tulman  prkathyzion@gmail.com


Church Council

The Council is made up of the Executive Committee and the chairs of our various Ministry Teams. The council meets monthly and is responsible for the general oversight of the life and activities of this congregation from worship and finance to forming faith. All is accomplished under the guidance and eye of our Lord, in accordance with God’s Word and the faith and practice of the ELCA.


2017 Council includes:

Business Management – Beth Timmerman

Evangelism/Mission – Walter Faubion

Faith Formation (including youth) – Kirk Hedding

Fellowship – Else Heller

Property – Rich Steen

Social Concerns – Vacant

Stewardship – Kurt Kowalski

Worship/Music – David Bareis



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