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Men's Thursday Morning Breakfast

Every Thursday, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

We meet in the church Atrium, please bring your own breakfast.


Next Level Ministries

Every Wednesday

After Sunday School and AWANA, you're ready for The Next Level. Come and see what a teen ministry can be!

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Our Staff

Doug Schroeder

Senior Pastor


Pastor Doug Schroeder has had the joy of serving as Senior Pastor of Emmanuel since January 1981. His primary responsibilities are teaching at our worship services, shepherding our people and overseeing our staff, deacons, and ministries. Doug is an excellent Bible teacher who lives what he preaches. He also has an extensive Biblical counseling ministry in our church and community.

Doug trusted Christ as his Savior while in high school after friends shared the gospel with him and prayed for him. He graduated from Cedarville University in 1975 with a major in Bible and a minor in New Testament Greek. Before becoming pastor of Emmanuel, he served as a campus pastor under Church Extension Ministries on the campuses of Central Michigan University and Indiana University. His greatest education, however, has come through shepherding Emmanuel for over 30 years. Doug married his best friend, Kathy, and they have been happily married for 37 years. Doug and Kathy have two adult children and four grandchildren.

Tom Kammel

Associate Pastor


Pastor Tom Kammel was called to be the Associate Pastor of Emmanuel in 2002 after serving with CRU (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) for 18 years. He is responsible for Christian Education, Discipleship, Youth and Small Group Ministries. Tom also coordinates annual short-term mission trips, disciples some of Emmanuel’s teenage men and loves to engage in extended times of silence and solitude.

Tom trusted Christ as a high school student after seeing authentic Christianity lived out by several close friends.  It was through these friends and his future wife that he realized his self-centeredness and confessed his need for Jesus Christ to be Lord of his life. Tom graduated from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse with a Bachelor of Physical Education in 1982.  He received a diploma for Ministerial Theology from the Evangelical Church Alliance in 1993 and was ordained for the ministry shortly thereafter.  While serving with CRU, Tom and his wife Kay took numerous missionary trips to “closed” East Asia. Tom and Kay were married in 1982 and have six children and three grandchildren.

Colette Richardson

Office Manager


Colette Richardson has been diligently keeping the church office operating smoothly since 2000. She received a Associate of Business Administration from Huntington College in 1981. Colette has chosen to utilize her administrative talents at Emmanuel after serving at several high-level administrative positions in both the banking and publishing industries.

Colette accepted Christ into her life at a young age, but has drawn even nearer to God after some trials in her life which have helped her to better understand the Lord’s promise that He will never leave or forsake us. Colette enjoys being with family, especially spending time with her young daughter, Loralea.

Dale Brand

Facility Manager


Dale Brand joined the Emmanuel staff in 2008 as Facilities Manager after many years working as a master mechanic and also as owner of a disaster restoration business. He is an experienced electrician having learned the trade while serving with the 2nd Marine Air Wing, “Engineer Squadron” United States Marine Corps. He is responsible for all repairs, maintenance and cleaning of our facility and works alongside all ministries that take place at the church. Dale also serves as a deacon and as our Precept Bible Study Director.

Dale came to follow Christ at the age of 40 after realizing that he was a sinner in need of a Savior. He now seeks to study the Word of God and fellowship with others, while diligently sharing his faith. Dale and his wife Kristi have been married for 24 years and have one adult daughter.



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