Our 2021 Consistory


Andy DuPont

VP of Consistory/Treasurer-Elder



Andra (Andy) DuPont, Elder, Chair of Global Missions and Treasurer. Retired mechanical engineer and businessman, owning in Glen Arbor since 1994 and living full-time since 2004. Married to Olivia and has three sons, one daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren. Andy and Olivia are frequent visitors to Kenya, where God has called them to work with the village of Asilong in West Pokot


Tom Wigton




Tom Wigton, Elder (2020-2022), is married to Joan.  We have 2 daughters & son-in-laws, and 2 grandchildren.  I am incredibly excited about the community outreach programs at Glen Lake church and the Spiritual growth we have witnessed through small groups and Bible studies. Hobbies include Hiking, Woodworking, and Fishing.

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Steve Murray



Office: +1 (231) 922-9050

Direct: +1 (231) 486-8011

Mobile: +1 (231) 342-0546

Steve Murray married to Jenifer has two wonderful daughters Claire and Grace.  I currently am an Elder and Consistory Clerk.  Have call Empire home for 23 years and love this part of the world God has created.  My wife and I are consultants focusing on improving public health and the environment.  I enjoy assisting with the Food Pantry and fellowship with volunteers each week and assisting the Tech Team with sound when needed.   Thankful for God's grace. 


John DePuy

John serves as one of our Elders. 

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Head of Deacon Board- Deacon



Barb Karner

Rob and I have lived in this area since 1977 and been members at Glen Lake Church since 1979.   I am retired from working at the Leelanau school and am currently serving as a deacon at Glen Lake Church.  I havetaught Children's Sunday School for several years.  We have two sons and daughters-in-laws and one grandson who live nearby. 

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Heather Schut

Heather Schut, Deacon.  My calling has been supporting and showing Christ’s love to youth.  I have been a Special Education Teacher for TBAISD for 16 years, the last 9 as an Early Childhood Teacher Consultant.  I live in Cedar with my husband Ryan and our three children: Ivy, Aune, and Oz.  Our family enjoys running, biking, camping, and anything outdoors.  In addition to the consistory, I support Glen Lake Church through the Nursery and FW Friends Programs.




(231) 633-5090

Jerry Prause

Jerry Prause married to Sandy Prause. He has 1 daughter Lucina, 3 sons George, Jody, & David. 6 grandkids, and 6 great-grandkids. He moved to the area in 1956. The church met at Old Settlers. He was 13 at the groundbreaking of the church. Sandy and Jerry were married here as well, as were 3 of their children. He has been a member for 63 years and has served the Lord in several capacities. He has been an elder once, a deacon several times, a representative of the Synod once, and classis 3 times. He has been the treasurer 4 times. His calling is to serve, he is retired, and he loves helping other people. 




(231) 326-5375

Van Wilson

Van serves as one of our deacons.