First Church of God

Pastor Mike Simmons

Associate Pastor 

 Phone:(616) 291-6254


Pastor Mike is a lifelong resident of Belding. He has a Master's degree in Education from Grand Valley State University and has been teaching school in Belding since 1986. Mike is also “The Voice of the Redskins”, as the announcer for the Belding High School athletic department.
Mike became a Christian when he was six years old and grew up in the Church of God, attending congregations in Belding, Sunset Park in Wyoming and now Greenville. He is married to April and they have three children - Jalen , Nolan , and Gracen.  April is also an elementary school teacher in Belding. Mike was ordained with the Church of God in November of 2012.

Pastor Mike enjoys watching sports (especially the Michigan State Spartans – Go Green!), traveling, speaking at area churches and events, and reading.

Pastor Mike is currently "on assignment", as he has taken over the interim preaching responsibilities at Remus First Church of God.