We have a wonderful, dedicated staff at Second Presbyterian Church ready to meet your spiritual needs. Please feel free to contact any of our staff by calling (989) 792-1023 or emailing at the addresses below.
Rev. James Neumann
Jim has been pastor of Second Presbyterian Church since 1995. He had previously served three churches in Ohio as an Associate Pastor. He received his BS degree in Botany at the University of Florida and his Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary. Jim is married to Trish, they have two daughters and four grandchildren.
Laurel has served as our Director of Music for years! She directs our Bell Choir, Chancel Choir, Strummers & Puckers, Instrumental group and writes our church dramas!
Ms. Knutson joined the staff at Second Presbyterian Church in 2010. She is a graduate of St. Catherine's University in Minneapolis, MN. As the Christian Education Director, Peggy oversees all the educational opportunities and activities from birth to adults. She directs Vacation Bible School and occasional Taize services throughout the year. Peggy has three grown sons and one grandson. She loves to sing, play guitar, and do home improvements during her off time.
DJ and Tammi Sova
DJ and Tammi have been working with the Youth at Second Presbyterian Church for many years. Tammi is a life long member and DJ has been a member since high school. They have three children; Isaiah, Gannon, and Piper. The Sovas are responsible for co-leading the Youth Group with Samantha Engel. They plan and facilitate your events and fundraisers. In his spare time, DJ enjoys coaching his kids in whichever sport they are playing. The both enjoy camping and the outdoors.
Samantha coordinates our Youth Group with DJ and Tammi Sova. Samantha has worked with the Youth since 2018. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and fur children.