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Rev. Desiree Lawson

On Wednesday, May 1 we welcomed the arrival of our next called Pastor, Desiree Lawson, with joyful and grateful hearts. Her first Sunday preaching was May 5. Her installation will be held on Sunday, June 30. If you’d like to contact Rev. Lawson, please use her new PCIS email address:

Rev. Lawson earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology form Cambridge College and a Master of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School, formerly of Newton, MA. She is a bible based preacher and has served as teacher, workshop facilitator and worship leader at various conferences and retreats in the PCUSA and beyond.

 Reverend Lawson was the first installed pastor of Trinity United Presbyterian Church in Flint, Michigan in 2011. This unique congregation came together as a result of a three-congregation merger in 2008 and is the first multicultural Presbyterian congregation in the Presbytery of Lake Huron.

Director of Christian Education

Matthew Crane

Matt Crane has been employed as PCIS's Director of Christian Education since June 2013. Matt thoroughly enjoys being a part of helping the Church flourish and grow. He married his wife, Kim, in July 2011. He holds degrees from Moravian College (B.A.) and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (M.Div.). Matt has previously served as a pastor in the Lutheran Church, ELCA.

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Nursery Staff

Donna Fleishman


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Peggy Harrison

Peggy Harrison is our administrative assistant.  Peggy brings more than 22 years of experience working in church offices in Charlotte, NC.  The church office is staffed on Tuesdays through Fridays, from 9:00am to 2:00pm. 

Contact info:   978-443-9151