Rev. James M. Krach
Pastor James M. Krach was born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan. He attended Holy Cross Lutheran School for elementary school, South Intermediate and Arthur Hill High School. He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church for 38 years until he attended a Promise Keepers convention in the spring of 1995 where the Lord of the Church gave him the desire to attend the Seminary to become a pastor.
After being led to attend the Seminary in the fall of 1996 and finding himself knee-deep in Greek, he completed his first two years of Seminary. Upon completion of the first two years of Seminary, Pastor Krach married Jennifer Gerger in August of 1998. They have two children: Desiree and Ellie.
Pastor Krach completed his vicarage year in Delmar, New York, and returned for his fourth year of seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. After completion of the last year of Seminary he graduated on May 19, 2000 and received his first Call to Zion Lutheran Church in Mount Pleasant, Michigan where he served for 5 years. Pastor also served Guardian Lutheran in Jacksonville, Florida and Faith Lutheran in Eldersburg, Maryland until being called to Serve Our Savior here in Gladwin.