Reverend Joshua Errer has been the Associate Pastor at Faith Lutheran since July 2011. He was raised on his family’s crop and dairy farm in Owendale, Michigan. His father also worked as an electrician and taught electrical skills at a local technical center; his mother ran a daycare and served as the church organist. After graduating high school in 2002, Pastor Errer attended Central Michigan University and earned a B.S. in Education with a double major in Social Studies and History. In the summer of 2007, he began his studies at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis which included a year of vicarage at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bossier City, LA under the supervision of Rev. Sig Kunz. He graduated with a Master of Divinity in May of 2011. Pastor Errer was ordained at his childhood congregation of St. Paul in Linkville, MI, on June 12, 2011. Pastor Errer entered into marriage with his wife Erica on August 7, 2010. They met while participating in a scholarship program designed to teach leadership skills at Central Michigan University. Erica graduated from Central Michigan University with a Masters of Counseling degree in 2010. The Errers’ have one son, Henry. In their spare time, Pastor Errer and Erica enjoy music, theater, movies, reading, traveling, cooking and baking.
Paul Heiser has been Director of Music at Faith Lutheran since 2002. Before accepting the position here he served a variety of congregations in Illinois and Wisconsin. A native of the Wisconsin Rapids area he attended college at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (Music and German), the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana (Masters and doctoral work in musicology) and recently became a rostered Director of Parish Music through the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s colloquy program. He has served as Dean of the Northeast Wisconsin chapter of The American Guild of Organists and was a contributor to two hymnal companions for the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. His wife Pamela is an accomplished musician and teacher and together they have three children, Andrew, Karin and Elana.
Kelly Tollar is our church secretary. She was born and raised in Wausau, WI where she was a member at Trinity Lutheran Church. She married her husband Mike in June of 1989. They have three children: Ashley, Ezra & Jessalyn. She and her family have been members of Faith since 1994, and has been secretary since 2006. She has assisted with Faith Christian Preschool, Vacation Bible School and has taught Sunday School.