Pastor Michael Meyer
Mike grew up in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1977. After working as an insurance underwriter for four years, he went to Dallas Theological Seminary. He graduated with a Masters of Theology (Th.M.) in 1987. Before coming to Savanna Bible Church, he served in one church in Southeast Iowa for sixteen years. For the first ten years there, he was the Pastor of Christian Education and Youth. The last six he served as the Pastor of Youth and Missions. He has been at Savanna Bible Church since April 25, 2004. He loves hunting, fishing, and Oklahoma Sooner football.
Pastor Mike and his wife, Sandi, have five grown children. All are now married. They also have fourteen grandchildren.
A Meyer Family Factoid: Between the seven of them, they have taken 146 summer mission trips to 62 different fields in 14 US states, 1 US Territory, and 23 foreign countries. All five Meyer kids have been on trips with and without their parents and have taken longer trips (1-3 months) than Mike and Sandi ever have. Mike led his 43rd summer mission trip in 2016.
Ward Fredrich (Mt. Carroll, IL) Ward is chairman of the church board and leads the monthly O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Loving, Saints) ministry.
Dennis Duggan (Fulton, IL) Dennis is the Christian Education Director and leads the Wednesday night E & E (Enrichment & Encouragement) Bible study. He has also been on nine mission trips: The Navajo Reservation (five times), Kosovo (twice), Belize, and El Salvador.
Dan Shrake (Savanna, IL) Dan oversees maintenance of the parsonage and the interior of the church. In the summers, Dan hosts a Five-Day Club (children’s outreach) at his home.
Joel Wilson (Bellevue, IA) Joel is the treasurer and oversees the mowing equipment and exterior of the church.
You may contact any of our leaders by calling 815-273-7855 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.