Our Leadership Team
LCM Canterbury is led by a council of students and young adults
who work together with Pastor Mike to plan our activities and events.
Minors: Computer Science and German
Favorite carnivorous plant and why: Horses, because they are carnivorous and they're plants.
Vice President and Music Minister
Major: Vocal Performance
Favorite carnivorous plant and why: Fluffy dogs with cute faces because they bring me joy.
Pastor Mike Girlinghouse
Pastor Mike comes to LCM Canterbury after having served for twelve years as the bishop of the Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod of the ELCA. Before being elected as bishop in 2011, Pastor Mike served for twenty years in campus ministry at Wayne State College, Wayne, NE, the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD and at the University of Oklahoma, OK. Pastor Mike loves to cook, read, watch sci-fi and photography. He also plays the trombone and djembe drum. Pastor Mike lives with Terrie, his wife of forty years, and their two pups.
LCM Canterbury is the campus ministry of the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America at NAU. Beginning in 2022 our ministry is governed by one covenanted board, along with the leadership and guidance of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona and the Grand Canyon Synod of the ELCA.
NAU Staff Advisor