Gary is a native of Muskegon and relocated to Central Michigan to become the Student Minister at First Church. Gary and his wife, Jean, have been married for over a decade and they have two sons, Gary and Killian. Gary enjoys living life alongside his familyand doing everything with them. Gary considers himself a nerd as he enjoys tabletop war games, collectable card games, and the friendships that comes with them. Gary is passionate about walking alongside students and families as they seek a better relationship with Jesus. “Our students are NOT the future; they are living life now. They are the now!”