Staff Contact Info

Pastor John Hile

Pastor Galen Grulke

Courtni Holst
Child Development Director

Pat Schuknecht
Office Manager

Erin Clark
Director of Family Ministry

Heart of the Shepherd
Lutheran Church & Child Development Center


228 N. Burkhart Rd
Howell, MI 48843

Phone: 517-552-7218

Fax: 517-552-5210



We are located south of I-96, off Exit 133 and just north of Mason Road.

Tanger Outlet Mall is located north of I-96.  If you pass Tanger Outlet Mall on your way to come see us – you are north of I-96 and you’ll have to turn around and head back over the expressway to the stretch of North Burkhart Road where we are located.