Dr. Jack Giguere -- Formerly Our Teaching Pastor in Residence
Jack is pastor emeritus of the Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church, Grosse Pointe, Mich. His 40 year ministry was spent in his home state of Michigan.
Jack holds bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, and is a former district superintendent of the United Methodist Church’s Ann Arbor District in Michigan. Jack and his wife Joyce have had a summer home in Bay View, Michigan for the past thirty years. Bay View is a summer association related to The United Methodist Church. They return there every summer where Jack teaches as he does here at St. Mark’s. Also, for nine years Jack served on Bay View’s Board of Trustees and his wife Joyce, served a four year term as president of the Bay View Women’s Council.
Jack has served on the Board of Trustees of the Methodist Theological Seminary in Ohio and currently is a consultant to Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C. for its student scholarship program.
Jack has lead retreats for Episcopal Church clergy and laity at St. Thomas The Apostle Retreat House in Cody, WY. and for United Methodist clergy in Michigan.
Upon retirement in 1999 the Giguere’s moved to Joyce’s home state of Maryland. They have loved living in Easton and immediately made St. Mark’s their church home. For the past five years (2010 - 2014) Jack was en a chaplain for the Holland America Line, assigned to their four month Grand World Cruise.
The Giguere’s are in the process of moving to New England to be closer to their son and their grandchildren.
St. Mark's has been very fortunate to have had Jack as a teacher and lecturer.