Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Dr. Lloyd Helder, MD

Parish Visitor

Loyd grew up on a small dairy farm between Holland and Zeeland and attended Hope College between morning and afternoon milking. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical  School. Early during Lloyd’s pediatric residing in Grand Rapids, he met his wife Cindy.  Following two years of Pediatric practice in the United States Air Force, their family settled in Central Michigan in the city of Mt. Pleasant. After 32 years of Pediatric practice in Mt. Pleasant MI and Midland MI, Lloyd’s interest turned to senior citizens.  For three years he interviewed seniors in their homes for several medical insurance companies. Over the years Lloyd also informally visited many church members in hospitals and long term facilities.  Lloyd now assists with visiting those in need of pastoral care at FUMC.