Rev. Dr. Mike
Pastor The Rev. Dr. Michael Goodwin has served Memorial Presbyterian Church as Pastor and Head of Staff since 2012. A graduate of McCormick Theological Seminary (M. Div) and Luther Seminary (D. Min), Pastor Mike’s gentle and welcoming spirit as well as his biblical and theological depth help MPC to be the welcoming and inclusive place of worship and faith formation that it is today. Pastor Mike and his wife Kim have three kids whom make every day an adventure and serve as a constant reminder of how important it is to be a part of a safe and nurturing community of faith no matter where you are on the journey of faith.
Greg Braatz Commissioned Pastor - Spiritual Formation
& Outreach
Greg joined MPC in 2015. He has a BA from Luther College, an MBA from the U of MN Twin Cities and a Commissioned Pastor certificate from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. One of Greg’s primary responsibilities is Adult Education where he enjoys walking with adults on their faith journey. Greg uses a number of tools to help people explore their faith; Sunday morning and weekday Bible studies, off site discussion groups, guest lecturers and occasionally travel. Greg enjoys helping people in a non-judgmental environment. Greg has been married to Ellen for 35+ years and they have three grown children. Greg enjoys, biking, running and travel.
Sherry Meyer Custodian Head Custodian and Property Caretaker for the church grounds, has been with the Church since 2015. Maintaining a safe, clean and friendly environment inside and out for all ages to enjoy. Also enjoys helping out with special projects and tasks of setting up for the Holidays, events being held, meetings or just greeting and helping everyone as they come and go. Motto: Come as strangers, leave as friends.