The following candidates for ministry in the Christian Reformed Church are declared eligible for call (however, those marked with an asterisk have not completed all candidacy requirements. They may be interviewed but may not accept a call until they complete their requirements).
Churches and ministries seeking to extend a call to a candidate are advised to determine visa status relative to country of citizenship and country of service. Brief profiles for each candidate are provided in the pdf candidate booklet on the top right of this page. More complete profiles may be obtained by search committees by emailing email@example.com.
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Patrick has accepted a call to serve as Minister of the Word (Youth Pastor) for Escalon CRC in Escalon, California.
Josiah has accepted a call to serve as chaplain at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, ON, Canada.
Yoon Chul Choi
Languages: Korean, Spanish, and English
Laura de Jong
Laura has accepted a call to serve as Minister of the Word for Second CRC in Grand Haven, Michigan.
Darrell has completed all his classis exam requirements and will now continue in his service as pastor at Madison Square CRC, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His ordination has changed from Commissioned Pastor to Minister of the Word.
Elisabeth De Vries
Brian has accepted a call to serve as Minister of the Word at First CRC in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Trent has accepted a call as a chaplain and CPE supervisor in training at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, MI. His calling church is Church of the Servant in Grand Rapids.
Kendra has accepted a call as chaplain at Genesys Medical Center in Grand Blanc, MI. Her calling church is Imlay City CRC.
Kendall has accepted a call to serve as Campus Pastor to William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ.
Tara has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Congregational Life and Discipleship at Bethany CRC in Muskegon, MI.
Joshua K. Friend
Josh has accepted a call to serve Evergreen Community CRC in Fort McMurray, AB, Canada, as Minister of the Word.
Cari has accepted a call to serve Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church in Calgary, Alberta as Pastor of Pastoral Care.
Ernesto J. Hernandez*
Ryan has accepted a call to serve as Chaplain for Baruch Senior Ministries in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Grant has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth for Spirit & Trust Fellowship in Philadelphia, PA.
Jim has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Congregational Life/Associate Pastor for First CRC in Crown Point, Indiana.
Sarah has accepted a call to serve as Chaplain at St. Cloud VA Medical Center in St. Cloud, MN, following her classis exam in May.
Sarah Kim Hoos
Languages: English and Korean
Eunjun has accepted a call to serve as associate pastor at Areumdawoon Church of Las Vegas, and has completed his ordination examination in Classis California South.
Rafik has accepted to a call to serve Bethel CRC in Saskatoon, SK, Canada, as Minister of the Word.
Moses has accepted a call to Hahn-In CRC of Wyoming, MI as Minster of Word to serve on loan to the Kingsway-Lambton United Church of Canada in Etobicoke, Ontario.
George has accepted a call to The Bridge Community Church in Langley, BC.
Hannah Ryou Lee
Hope has completed her classis examination and has been ordained as pastor on loan to New Gate Church in Denver, Colorado, with First CRC of Denver as calling church.
Sangmyung Samuel Lee
Michael has accepted a call to serve at Trinity CRC in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada as Minister of the Word.
Kyle has accepted a call to First CRC in Grand Rapids East to serve as a specialized minister in his role of Director Outreach with the Evangelical Environmental Network.
Cory has accepted a call to serve as Minister of the Word for First CRC of Grand Haven, Michigan.
Arek has accepted a call to Hillside Community Church in Cutlerville, MI.
Ryan Taylor Pedde
Ryan has accepted a call to serve at Bethel Community CRC in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Allen has accepted a call from Calvary CRC to plant Southwest Community Church in southwest Grand Rapids, MI.
Margaret has accepted a call to serve Bethlehem CRC in Thunder Bay, ON.
Kurt C. Schaefer
Languages: English, German, and Hungarian
David has accepted a call to be on loan to the Korean Central Church of Pittsburg, PA. His calling church is Madison Square, in Grand Rapids, MI.
Juli has accepted a call to serve as chaplain at Covenant HealthCare through Community CRC in Saginaw, MI.
Ricardo has recently completed his examination for ordination as a Minister of the Word, for the ministry he has been serving as a Commissioned Pastor in planting En Vivo Church with Madison Square Church in Grand Rapids, MI.
Mark Van Andel
Mark has accepted a call for church planting work through Hesed Community Church in Detroit under the supervision of First Christian Reformed Church of Detroit.
Michelle has accepted a call as the Pastor of Congregational Life at Hope Fellowship CRC in Denver, CO.
Greg Vander Horn
Greg has accepted a call to serve as pastor of New Community Church in Newaygo, Michigan.
David van Eyk
Thomas Van Wyk
Nicole has accepted a call to serve as Director of Worship at Hope Fellowship Church in Courtice, ON.
Beverly A. Weeks
Michael has accepted a call to serve Spring Lake CRC in Spring Lake, Michigan as Minister of the Word.
Brian has accepted a call to serve as Minister of the Word for Seymour CRC in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Joanna has accepted a call from Sherman Street Christian Reformed Church to serve as Program Manager at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship in Grand Rapids, MI.
Jianlou (John) has accepted a call to serve as Minister of the Word for The Chinese Church of Iowa City in North Liberty, Iowa.
Cody has accepted a call to serve as Church and Leadership Developer for Resonate Global Mission in Haiti. (His sending church is Hillcrest CRC in Hudsonville, MI).