Dn. Michael Schlaack

Dn. Michael Schlaack, along with his wife and oldest son, entered into the Orthodox Church on Palm Sunday, 2006, after several years as a member of the Church of Christ. Dn. Mike completed the St. Stephen's Certificate Program in 2010 and was ordained to the Holy Diaconate by Bishop Benjamin on June 26, 2011. He has been faithfully serving as deacon for the St. Mary Magdalene parish ever since.  

Dn. Mike providing the invocation at the Michigan State Capitol.

Dn. Mike has been married to Susan, for over 35 years and has three adult children. He has worked as an Information Technology professional with DTE Energy in Detroit for the past 20 years.  Dn. Michael is an Army veteran having served over eight years on active duty (1979-1988), spending most of that time in Europe. He and his wife currently reside in Howell, MI.