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Reverend Christopher I. Thoma

Reverend Christopher I. Thoma serves as pastor of Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church & School in Hartland, Michigan. Pastor Thoma is deeply involved in issues pertaining to the relationship between the Church and the public square. He regularly engages with executive, legislative, and judicial leaders at the local, state, and federal levels, not only to…

Kantor Jonathan Swett

Jonathan grew up surrounded by and participating in music in the church. His father, Art Swett, retired in 2014 from his 44-year service as Teacher/Minister of Music in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. A native of central (Eustis) and north central (Gainesville) Florida, Jonathan studied organ and carillon under Willis Bodine, and graduated from the University of…

Mrs. Mary Tougas

Mary was born and raised in Northwest Detroit with her four siblings by her parents Timothy and Colleen Ebendick. Both her parents are Lutheran educators. She was a long time member at Guardian Lutheran in Dearborn, Michigan, before transferring to Our Savior in 2003. Mary has been immersed in Lutheran Education since kindergarten. She attended…