Pastor Mike Schleider

Pastor Mike has been married over thirty years and has two children and three grandchildren. He serves as our head archery coach, as a member of our school board, and as the pastor at Zion Lutheran Church. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Theological Seminary. Pastor Mike served honorably as a US Marine, and then enjoyed a successful career in law enforcement before he was called to be an ordained minister. Before full time ministry, he volunteered as a youth counselor and an elder. He also taught faith-based substance abuse classes to prisoners. Pastor Mike likes hunting, fishing, kayaking, hiking, and spending time at his shack in the woods where he enjoys God’s awesome creation with his family. Teaching the faith to young people has been a fulfilling passion of Pastor Mike’s for many years.  




"Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it."

Proverbs 22:6

302 Avilla East

Alexander, AR 72002


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