Charlie is a second career minister. St.John's is his second church to be serving. He was commissioned as a Licensed Lay Minister in 2010, serving Gloria Dei in Auburn Hills, until it’s scheduled closing in January of 2018. In 2018 Charlie retired from General Motors as an Engineering Manager. He has two grown children. Charlie is passionate about reading and studying. Currently he is in Seminary through Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, California. When he is not reading for studying, Charlie enjoys thriller/mysteries books and jigsaw puzzles. He also enjoys woodworking. Charlie is a Patron member of the Detroit Institute of Art. He likes to travel to see art or architecture or natural art like the Grand Canyon. He enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes. .