The Rev. G. Alan Brown II, OSL began his ministry at Solomon in July of 2019. He has served churches in Tennessee and Ohio for over two decades. Pr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts in Church Vocations from the University of Tennessee and a Master Divinity Degree from United Theological Seminary where he studied sacramental thought and liturgical practice. Rev. Brown has received the Hoyt L. Hickman Award for excellence in liturgical scholarship and practice. Pastor Brown has also done Postgraduate/Doctoral course work in congregational leadership Northwestern University’s Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Chicago and the Methodist Theological School In Ohio. Pastor Brown is passionate about building a Christian community that welcomes, loves and accepts all persons.
Principle Natalie Shiets earned both her Master of Education in Administration and Supervision and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. She became Principal of Solomon Lutheran School in August of 2007. Prior to beginning her post as Principal, Mrs. Schiets was the Solomon Summer Child Care Program Director and Substitute Teacher at Solomon and other local school districts. Mrs. Schiets was a Construction Project Manager at the Medical College of Ohio from 1992-1999.
Sarah joined Solomon’s team as the Administrative Assistant for the church and school in May of 2016. She is a Terra State Community College graduate and has been a Solomon Lutheran Church member her entire life. She and her husband Dave, a native of Genoa, OH, have one son.