Gary Schloemer has served as Discipleship Minister at College Minister since January 2014. Gary was reared in Sartell, Minnesota and lived most of his life ‘up-north.’ Having had a variety of jobs ranging from Road Construction to Garbage Man, Gary and Peggy, his wife, became Christians in 1982. They moved to Dallas, Texas and he graduated from the Preston Road School of Preaching in 1986. The family moved back north and Gary served as the preacher in Brainerd, Minnesota until 1993. After that, Gary served as preacher in Rhinelander, Wisconsin for 23 years before joining College Avenue.
Gary and Peggy married in 1977 and have three grown children and three grandchildren so far: Angie Stone (Matt) with granddaughter Evelyn of Tomah, Wisconsin, Shari of Rhinelander, Wisconsin and Gary (Clara) with grandsons Henry and Frank of Columbus, Indiana.