Guy Purdue was born and raised in Santa Monica, California. A desire to study for the public ministry led him to Northwestern College in Watertown, Wisconsin.
He graduated from there with a bachelor's degree in 1983. Guy then enrolled at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, from which he graduated in 1988.
He served one year as a student intern (vicar) at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Benton Harbor, Michigan. During that year, he met Deborah Rach. Guy and Debbie were married in February, 1987. They have one child, Rachel.
Pastor Guy Purdue was ordained at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin on October 8, 1988. He served there until 1994, when he accepted a call to Emanuel Lutheran Church in New London, Wisconsin. While serving at Emanuel, his main duties included teaching adult Bible studies and helping people reconnect with the church.
In 1999, Pastor Purdue accepted a call to St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Freeland, Michigan, where he served until 2004. He then accepted the call to Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Westland, Michigan.
Besides his work in the local parish, Pastor Purdue has served in a variety of offices on the circuit, conference and district levels. He is eager to meet you, and to tell you more about your Savior, Jesus Christ.
"I will give you Pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding." -Jeremiah 3:15
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