Shine in the love of God's grace, every day.

At SPRING LAKE MISSIONARY CHURCH, it's our mission to help you explore your relationship with God and improve those meaningful relationships in your family life. Join us each Sunday and experience the warmth of faith and the strength of our community.

Welcome Everyone!


In early October 2003,Pastor Tom Schakat, along with his Patty and their sons Ben and Noah, began their ministry at Spring Lake Missionary Church. The Schakat's came to the Manito area from Elkhart, Indiana were he served in Youth ministry at two Missionary Churches.

Originally from Cincinnati, OH, Pastor Tom is a 1990 graduate of Summit Christian College (presently, Taylor University, Fort Wayne Campus) with a dual Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry and Bible. During his education experience, Pastor served a one year internship in New Zealand focusing on church work and missions.