Our Pastor

Pastor Shibu Samuel is our Senior Pastor.  He received his Master’s in Computer Science from Mumbai University, India and Bachelor in Theology (BTH) from New India Bible College and Berean University, Missouri.  He did his doctoral program in Clinical Pastoral Education from William Beaumont University, Michigan. He also did his Residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal oak, Michigan. He also received Doctorate Degree in ”Doctor of Science in Counseling Psychology”. Prior coming to our church, Pastor Shibu preached in many Crusades, Conventions and conferences in various parts of India, Middle East and in U.S. He pastored an American Church at Canton Calvary Assembly of God, Canton, Michigan as an Associate Pastor for eight years and he also pioneered one of the churches among the drug addicts at city of Ecorse, Michigan and through his work 65 souls received Jesus and were baptized under him. He is a professional Chaplain and led the chaplain team as Director of spiritual care at Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (Detroit Medical Center), Detroit and as Assistant Director for William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan. He was also a member of Ethics Committee for D.M.C. and member of Bioethics, Ohio.

His responsibilities as a minister includes the visiting the sick’s, homes, and hospitals, preaching and teaching at church and  Home group, besides performing weddings, child dedications, funerals and water baptisms.

Pastor Shibu is an anointed preacher, teacher and writer. In 2003 he received Best English Article award from North American Kerala Writers Forum. He is a gifted spiritual counselor for families, especially for the youths.

One meeting with Pastor Shibu leaves newcomers with an awareness of his love and understanding for both God’s Word and for the people to whom he ministers.

Pastor Shibu has been married to his wife, Susan for 19 years and they have two wonderful children Allan and Angela.

In his spare time, Pastor Shibu enjoys playing cricket and volleyball.

If you, a family member or friend, require pastoral care; please contact Pastor Shibu at the church office (586-360-4780) or by email at ssamuel2006@yahoo.com .