Rev. Matt Weiler
Pastor of Community Formation
Matt joined our pastoral staff in July 2020 after serving Kalamazoo’s Eastside Sunnyside UMC for 11 years. He and his wife Cara have three young children who attend Northglade Elementry and Hillside Middle School. Matt and Cara are both 2007 graduates of Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary. Cara is an ordained deacon and a licensed social worker. In May 2020 Matt completed his Doctor of Ministry at Garrett Evangelical with a dissertation titled “Baptismal Covenant and Antiracist Identify. His passions in ministry are developing deep relationships, organizing the church for justice, teaching, and witnessing the transformative power of the gospel, particularly within the lives of young people. In his free time, Matt loves reading, gardening, hiking with his labs, kayaking, fishing, and a family backpacking trip.