Rev. Michael S. Hageman was born in Lyons, Kansas to Bruce and Teresa Hageman on December 9, 1977. A native of Abilene, Kan., Rev. Hageman met his future wife, Shanna of Manhattan, at a debate tournament in Hutchinson Kansas and eventually was married to her on January 1, 2000. Since that time Rev. Hageman and Shanna have been blessed with two talented girls, Selah and Kiera Hageman.

Rev. Hageman graduated from Concordia University, Neb. in 2000; and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo, in 2004. Rev. Hageman was called to the inner city of Cleveland, Ohio, to Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in 2004 and served the Lord in Cleveland by serving on multiple boards throughout the Lutheran community in the city and concentrating on outreach to differing multicultural groups in Cleveland. Rev. Hageman was then called to serve the Lord in a changing community at Trinity Lutheran Church and School of Rockledge, Florida in the fall of 2009. He was heavily involved with the school ministry at Trinity and also served a long-term vacancy at Grace Lutheran Church and Pre-school, Merritt Island, Florida by connecting families to the life of the church.

Rev. Hageman enjoys the outdoors and participating in sporting events. He has been known to work with his hands and enjoys to have a good time with those around him. He and his family are excited to serve the Lord and the people in the community of Ulysses and Grace Lutheran Church.