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Our Consistory


Andy DuPont



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


Ron Stier

VP of Consistory / Elder

(989) 525-1241

Ron Stier is married to Diane. They have 3 grown children, a wonderful son-in-law and an incredibly talented daughter-in-law, as well as 3 fantastic granddaughters and one very fun grandson. Ron and Diane enjoy everything outdoors and are grateful to have the opportunity to serve the Lord together in such a beautiful place.

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Jenifer Murray


(231) 633-9543

Jenifer Murray, married to Steve, has two wonderful, young adult daughters Claire and Grace.  I currently am an Elder and Consistory Clerk.  Have called Empire home for 23 years and love this part of the world God has created.  My husband and I are consultants focusing on improving public health and the environment.

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Gary Westdorp

Gary and Mary have been married for 48 years. They have two grown children and have been blessed with eight grandchildren.

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Dean Smith

Dean’s wife of 69 years went to be with our Lord in January 2022, and he now lives with his constant four-legged companion named SADIE on Fisher Lake. Dean is blessed with six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Dean is excited to be part of the leadership group at a church that is definitely on a God-given journey and would ask the congregation for prayers that God help him to contribute to that journey.

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Joan Wigton

Head Deacon

(231) 357-3143

Joan is married to her husband Tom and has been part of the Glen Lake community since 1983. I'm retired from the nursing field, love the outdoors, hiking, biking gardening, and spending time with our two daughters, son-in- law's, and grandchildren. I love the Lord and love serving at Glen Lake Church, facilitate the GriefShare ministry, and volunteer with Friends of Sleeping Bear.


Meg DeJager


(630) 248-1031

Meg DeJager is married to Dale and has three wonderful, grown children. She loves helping people, quilting, skiing and cooking.


Ronnie Nowicki


(630 853-1155

Ronnie Nowicki, married to Abby, works as a middle school guidance counselor and volunteers with Young Life.

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