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

Paul Reissman

Student Pastor

Paul Reissmann is a certified candidate for ministry in the Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church. He is currently attending Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and will be ordained as an elder in the UMC. Born and raised in Bangor, MI, Paul will specialize in planting vibrant ministries, proclaiming the Gospel message in all walks of life, and promoting the sacred worth of all people through his ministry in southwest Michigan. Paul works alongside LuAnne Hook as part of the Youth Ministry at First UMC.

Paul is married to Ashleigh Reissmann and has lived in the Holland area since October 2017. He is also a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in both Creative Writing and Communication Studies, and is an alumni of the Wesley Foundation of Kalamazoo. On his off time, Paul enjoys the communal aspects of gaming – board games, card games, and other games of alike – and sees games as tools from which the Kingdom can be built and enjoyed.