Rev. Michael Yakawich is Senior Pastor of the Montana Family Church, Billings, Montana, where he lives with his wife Yukiko and five children. He is a graduate of the Unification Theological Seminary (1987) and received an honorary doctorate from the Hope Alive Biblical Institute in 2003. He serves on several community Boards and organizations including the Governor's Board for Suicide, Billings Clergy Association, The South Side Neighborhood Taskforce, the Annual March against Drugs and Violence, the Black Heritage Association and the Annual 9-11 Community Celebration of Life.

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