Meet Our Staff

Jim Matthews

Senior Minister: jim.matthews65@gmail.com

Jim graduated from Kentucky Christian College (now University) in 1988. He met is wife, Margaret while attending Kentucky Christian. They have two sons, David (Indianapolis) and Jonathan (Mishawaka, IN) along with his wife Courtney and two granddaughters, Kylie and Haddie. It was November of 1993 when they first moved to Lakeshore. Jim was the youth minister for the next eight years. They moved to Kentucky in 2001, when Jim became the Senior Minster at the Raceland Christian Church. In 2011, he and Margaret returned to Southwest Michigan when he took the position as the Executive Director of Michiana Christian Service Camp. Jim soon become an Elder here at the church, and in February of 2016, he became the Senior Minister. 

Hometown... Caldwell, Ohio (yes, a Buckeye) Favorite Verse .... Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. -Colossians 3:23-24(NIV) 

Go to meal... Any sandwich, Mexican, or a good steak. Motto..."Remember who you are and what you stand for" (Coach Damron, KCU Knights) To relax... He likes  to go the mountains! Normally it's a nap on the couch while Margaret watches a Hallmark movie.

John Schneider

Elder

Adam Wade

Elder

Jay Carter

Deacon

Jim Elkins

Deacon

Jon Hatter

Deacon

Craig Lee

Deacon

Lew Olsen

Deacon

Scot Schwarting

Deacon

Ken Whah

Deacon
SERVICE TIMES

Sunday
Adult Bible Study - 9:15 a.m.
Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Middle School/High School Youth Group - 1:30-3:00 p.m.

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