Staff
Associate Pastor (Counseling)

Sherry Lockard

Sherry Lockard was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.  She was blessed to grow up in church, and gave her life to Christ as a young child.  Sherry married Bishop Jim Lockard shortly after graduating high school.  They have worked together in ministry at the Belleville Lighthouse, teaching children, teen and adult classes since their early twenties.  

Sherry earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Spring Arbor University.  She also earned her Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling from Cornerstone University.

Recently, Sherry was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities from Bethel University and most recently was ordained Associate Pastor of Counseling at the Belleville Lighthouse.  


Due to a plant closing in 2009, Sherry was retired from General Motors with 30 years of service.  In addition to serving in ministry alongside Bishop Jim, Pastor Sherry currently works part-time as an Office Coordinator.  She and Bishop Jim have been married for over 34 years.  They passionately look forward to what lies ahead in the work of His service.

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