The Rt. Rev. Bishop Wendell N. Gibbs, Jr.

10th Bishop of the Diocese of Michigan

(313) 833-4435 |

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Kara Chapman


Benefits statements, accounts payable and receivable, tithe invoices, Tretheway Downs Children’s fund scholarships
(313) 833-4407 |

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Jim Gettel

Canon for Congregational Life

Congregation/Ministry Leadership and Development; Clergy and Congregational Transitions
(313) 833-4424 |

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Canon Jo Ann Hardy

Canon Administrator

Human Resources policy and procedures, benefit administration, diocesan convention coordination, diocesan property/congregation property leases & insurance, Standing Committee property issues; Emrich Center, loans and grants
(313) 833-4422 |

Vicki Hesse

Director of the Whitaker Institute

Exploring Your Spiritual Journey (EYSJ), Lay ministry development, Safeguarding training, Development of Whitaker courses, Academy for Vocational Leadership
(313) 833-4412 |

Nancy Ann McLaughlin

Ministry Developer

Total Ministry congregation and Ministry Support Team guidance
(313) 833-4421 |

Jennifer Michalak

Secretary, Diocesan Administration

Certification of Eucharistic Visitors, Eucharistic Ministers, Worship Leaders and Lay Preachers; oversee convention mailings/registration of delegates, Journal, nominations booklet; Liaison for Safeguarding On-line Training ; oversee office supplies and equipment
(313) 833-4414 |

Mark Miliotto

Director of Finance

Diocesan Finances: Diocesan budget, accounting, financial reporting, payroll, audit.  Congregational resources: payroll, parochial reports, budgets/strategic planning, financial reporting, accounting/bookkeeping, audits/reviews, Tretheway Downs grants, Growth and Income Fund
(313) 833-4427 |

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Beth Rowley

Executive Assistant, Office of the Bishop

Bishop’s calendar & appointments, confirmations, Bishop’s visitations, background checks, clergy retreats & events, messages for Bishop Gibbs; Ministry Fair, Ministry Retreat;  Assist Commission on Ministry with the Ordination process and those in the process
(313) 833-4435 |

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Anna Schroen

Director of Communications

The Record, Weekly Connections Newsletter, PR, congregation communications, Diocesan website, Nuts and Bolts blog
(313) 833-4425 |

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Eric Travis

Missioner for Youth and Young Adults

Youth Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, Christian Education materials and resources (child – young adult), Liaison with Companion Diocese of the Dominican Republic
(313) 833-4418 |