Our Staff

Desiree Lawson

Rev. Lawson earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from 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.

Matt 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.