Lighthouse Family

Pastor Tom and Judy Holzaepfel

Pastor Tom was born and raised in Sandusky, Ohio where he helped out with the family business Holzaefel Brothers. He attended First Presbyterian Church growing up and in 1978 was saved in Athens Ohio at New Life Assembly of God Church. He graduated from Ohio University in 1979 earning a BFA(studio art degree) and earned his MA and MFA(college teaching & studio art degree)from Northern Illinois University.

  • 1983 Married Judy Grant (met at church)
  • 1985 – 1989 Foreign Missionary Okinawa Christian School Japan
  • 1987 Began studies Berian University
  • 1989-1993 Youth Pastor Faith Memorial Church Sandusky Ohio
  • In 1994 they began Bible studies in Huron Ohio, 1995 Sept launched first service Lighthouse AG Church. Though God's miracles, in February of 1996 the congregation purchased current building in Huron and in March started Huron Helping Hand Food Pantry. Then in 2002, the Huron Salvation Army Service Unit ministry began at Lighthouse Church. By God's Blessings we were able to pay off the church building in 2010!!

    Leadership Team

    Deacons: Roger Smith, Mark Manner, Rick Millis
    Friday Home Group Leaders: Nick & Pam Costello
    Worship Team Leader: Pastor Tom & Candice Kennedy
    Youth Group:  Pastor Thomas Holzaepfel
    Children’s Ministry:  Sandi Millis
    Sound Booth:  Billy Smith
    Audio Visual & Web Page:  Billy Smith & Roger Smith
    Food Pantry:  John Ginty
    Women’s Ministry:  Judy Holzaepfel
    VBS:   Ardella Smith
    Cleaning Ministry:  Gerald Bower
    Huron Salvation Army:   Pam Costello & Pastor Holzaepfel