Three Oaks United Methodist Church
Friday, June 23, 2017
You Are Welcome!

Our Staff

Our Pastor ~ Sherri Swanson
Rev. Sherri Swanson has been the pastor of Three Oaks UMC since 1999. Prior to her appointment here, she served in other nearby congregations: Lakeside, Galien, and Olive Branch United Methodist Churches.

Pastor Sherri is a graduate of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary,
in Evanston, Illinois, and Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. She also studied for a year at the University of Durham in England and completed a year-long program as a chaplain at Bronson Methodist Hospital, in Kalamazoo. 

Sherri is married to the Rev. Brad Bartelmay, pastor of First United Methodist Church in New Buffalo, Michigan. They have three young adult sons: Ben, Tom and Sam.
Our Church Secretary ~ Cheryl Kersey
Cheryl has been the secretary at Three Oaks UMC
since 2004. She lives in Three Oaks with her husband,
Ron and daughters, Jessica and Katharine. 
Church Organist ~ Martha Spychalski  
Martha has the longest record of service among
our church staff. She has been playing the organ
at Three Oaks UMC since 1989 (and before that at
other United Methodist churches in the area). 
Martha and her husband Tom make their home in
Bridgman, Michigan. Now that she has retired
from her “day job” at a doctor’s office, Martha
is enjoying more time with family. . . especially
her five grandchildren.
Custodian ~ Mary Weers
Mary is a long-time resident of Three Oaks and lives in town and has seven daughter.