Pastor: Rev. Glenn G. Grant
Rev. Glenn Grant has been the Pastor of Kirkridge Presbyterian Church since August 29, 2004. He and his wife Debra are the parents of five children and grandparents of three.
A graduate of The George Washington University (’77 BA Psych), Glenn spent sixteen years in retail management before receiving his Masters in Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in 1993, and was ordained that same year. He received his Clinical Pastoral Education at Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Maryland.
Glenn has served as pastor of Burnt Presbyterian Church in Winchester, VA, and First Presbyterian Church of Three Rivers/Centerville before coming to Grand Blanc. While in Winchester Glenn served on the founding Board of Directors - Winchester/Frederick County Habitat for Humanity. He also served as a part time chaplain at Valley Medical Center and as the technical director for the school’s annual musical.
Glenn has served as a commissioner at the Synod and General Assembly levels of the PC(USA) and on many committees at the Presbytery level.
In Grand Blanc, he has been an active supporter of the schools, member of the Ministerial Association, and Chamber of Commerce. Glenn is an Eagle Scout and a lifelong supporter of scouting for boys and girls. His hobbies include woodworking, camping, backpacking, fishing and golf.
Music Director & Administrative Assistant: Laurie DiSabatino
Laurie has a Bachelor Degree in Music from Central Michigan University.
After Graduating from CMU, Laurie performed with the Lyric Opera Theater of Philadelphia. Her debut role was “MiMi” in Puccini’s “La Boheme”.
Since returning to the Flint area, she has performed locally as a soloist with the New Century Chorale, CMC Chorale, GBAC- “Messiah”, and “Messiah” at Whiting Auditorium. Most recently, Laurie has worked with talented composer, and organist, Brenda Portman, premiering and recording several of Brenda’s compositions for voice and piano.
She has also been employed with Michigan Opera Theatre Opera Chorus in productions of "Nabucco", "La Boheme","Marriage of Figaro" and “I Pagliacci".
Laurie has served as Accompanist for the choirs at St. John’s Catholic Church in Davison, directed the youth choirs at First Congregational Church in Grand Blanc and Holy Spirit Lutheran Church in Grand Blanc. Laurie currently serves as Music Director at Kirkridge Presbyterian Church in Grand Blanc, and sings with the Carolyn Mawby Chorale.