Answering The Call
Updated: Apr 26, 2019
The staff here at SRM believe that God has called them to minister to the less fortunate. To give hope to the hopeless, to radically express God’s love and generosity to those in need. Each staff member has a unique background and testimony that has brought them to the Sanilac Rescue Mission.
Robert and Sarah Ray
Robert and Sarah married December 15, 2018 and moved to the Sanilac Rescue Mission as on-site supervisor December 26,2018. From the moment that they heard about this ministry they knew that they needed to be involved. They believe in the vision to show radical hospitality to those in need.
Rich has been walking with the Lord for 36 years. He is a spirit filled believer. The moment that Rich came to SRM he knew that God was going to use him in a mighty way to teach and equip the men that come to SRM. He is now our volunteer/chapel coordinator.
Chief Brett Lester
A man with a plan. Chief was called to minister to the homeless while working at the Police department in Sandusky in 2010. The vision began to really unfold when he finally decided to answer that call in October 2017. Since then Chief has assembled a team of like minded individuals to open Sanilac Rescue Mission and to show radical hospitality to all those in need. Chief Lester is now the president of the board for SRM. One year after answering the call, October 2018, Sanilac Rescue Mission opened its doors to the homeless of Sanilac County.
Jeff was formally a Project Manager for a construction company in Phoenix Arizona. Jeff, his wife and 6 children moved to Michigan in the fall of 2017.There was a need in Port Austin for a director to operate a homeless shelter and the Kramer’s answered that call . Since then Jeff has had a vision and heart to minister to people addicted to drugs and the homeless. The opportunity opened up to serve at SRM in fall of 2018. Jeff is the director of Sanilac Rescue Mission. He is currently tailoring day classes for the men to help disciple those that come to SRM. He can be reached at 810-414-4673 or firstname.lastname@example.org