Pastor Michael (Mike) Mathey was born and raised in the south suburbs of Chicago where he attended Lutheran schools beginning in the third grade. In 1996, he graduated from Concordia University in River Forest, Il, and began serving in the LCMS as a Director of Christian Education in Minnesota's Twin Cities.
It was there that the Lord brought Debra (Deb) into his life, and they were married in the spring of 1999. Not long after they were married, Mike began his studies for the Office of the Holy Ministry at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. He graduated in 2005, and was ordained on August 27th of that same year.
While serving at his first Call in Dexter, Missouri, the Lord blessed them with the gift of a son, Timothy in 2006. In 2009, the family moved to Pickerel, Wisconsin where they lived for 8 years, adding Kelly to their family in 2010. They have been living in Marinette, Wisconsin since 2017.
Pastor Mathey enjoys time with his family, traveling, movies and books, singing, watching hockey and football, and playing games.