Church Staff

Rev. David Schmidt – Pastor

Pastor Schmidt lived most of his life in Norman, OK and Chattanooga, TN. He went to college at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and studied to be a pastor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. He received his first call as an associate pastor in Waltz, MI where he served eight years. He has been at St. Paul since May, 2013. Pastor Schmidt has been married to his wife, Jennifer, since 2010. In his free time, he enjoys listening to music, going to movies, reading books, cycling, and traveling.

Contact: dschmidt@stpaulroyaloak.org

Mr. Greg Paul – Minister of Music

Mr. Paul began his college studies at Concordia University, Ann Arbor for two years and then transferred to Concordia University, Seward Nebraska where he received his B.S. degree in Education with a concentration in church music in 1984. Mr. Paul Completed a Masters in Music in Organ Performance from Wayne State University in 2003. He serves as Minister of Music for St. Paul Church and School playing the organ for worship and directing various choirs and ensembles. Mr. Paul’s hobbies include running and playing a variety of musical instruments.

Contact: gpaul@stpaulroyaloak.org

Ms. Pam Rodway – Administrative Assistant

Pam has been a long time member of St. Paul Lutheran church. She has served in her present capacity since 1993. She has two grown children, Steven and Kimberly, who both attended St. Paul Lutheran School. Pam enjoys traveling, scrap booking, reading and animals of all kinds, but mostly loves dogs.

Contact: prodway@stpaulroyaloak.org

Mr. Ken Milz – Business Manager

Ken has been a member of St. Paul since 1975 transferring from Hosanna-Tabor Lutheran Church in Redford Township, MI. He began working for the church part time in 2002 as financial secretary. Together with his wife, Sylvia, they have four grown children and three grandchildren. He enjoys golf, camping and watching football.

Contact: kmilz@stpaulroyaloak.org