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). All announced calls are, of course, contingent upon completion of a classis exam as stipulated in Church order Article 10.
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Joel S. Altena
Joel has accepted a call from Eastern Avenue CRC to serve as University Chaplain at LCC International University in Klaipėda, Lithuania.
Ram S. Aryal
Jon has accepted a call to serve as Pastor at Bethel CRC in Zeeland, MI.
Christopher L. Bouma
Christopher has accepted a call to serve as Pastor at Ideal Park CRC in Wyoming, MI.
Yoon Chul Choi
Languages: Korean, Spanish, and English
John has accepted a call to Haven CRC in Zeeland, MI.
Jason Douglas Crossen
Jason has accepted a call to serve as Minister of the Word at Agassiz CRC in Agassiz, BC.
Zack has been called by Trinity (St Catharines) to serve as campus pastor at Brock University.
Cara has accepted a call to Faith CRC in Burlington, Ontario.
Elisabeth De Vries
Chris will continue his ministry at City Reformed Church in Milwaukee, WI, as a commissioned pastor, until he completes his remaining requirements for candidacy.
Daniel J Gregory, Sr.
Aaron has accepted a call to serve as Minister of the Word at Newton CRC in Newton, IA.
John Kyu Hahn
Sarah Kim Hoos
Languages: English and Korean
Mark A Janowski II
Mark has accepted a call to serve as Pastor or Discipleship and Youth at Community CRC of Roselawn in Roselawn, IN.
Seok Won Jung
Shaun (Seok Won) has accepted a call to continue his service as Minister of the Word at the Tapestry in Richmond, BC.
Jungseong (Samuel) Kim
Samuel Jungseong has accepted a call to serve as Young Adult Ministries Leader at Hahn-In CRC in Wyoming, MI.
Noah has accepted a call to serve as a National Organizer & Trainer with Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training, with Creston CRC in Grand Rapids, MI as his calling church.
Marcel has accepted a call as Pastor of Spiritual Formation and Community Life at Fellowship Church in St. Thomas, ON.
Hannah Ryou Lee
Aaron has accepted a call to continue to serve in an ordained capacity as Pastor of Discipleship and Outreach at Sunlight Community Church, in Port St Lucie, FL.
Timothy J. McHugh*
Janet has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Community at Covenant CRC in St Catharines, ON.
Kyle J. Sandison
Garrett has accepted a call to the Terra Ceia CRC in Pantego, NC.
Ryan was a candidate from 2008-2012, and was reinstated as a candidate by Synod 2019 — he is working out a call with his current home church, Grace GRC, in Grand Rapids, MI.
Mitchell is being called and ordained by 2nd Byron CRC in Byron Center (Classis Grandville), and they will loan him to The Bridge (RCA) in Portage, MI in order to plant a new church in SW Michigan about 12-18 months from now.
Hilary has accepted a call to serve as Minister of the Word in the capacity of Youth Pastor at Trinity CRC in Edmonton, AB.
Loretta has accepted a call as co-pastor at Avenue, a church plant out of mosaicHouse in Edmonton, AB.
Gale Tien has accepted a call as Pastor of Discipleship at Messiah CRC in Hudsonville, MI. A classis examination is currently being planned, so Gale's name will remain on the candidate list until that is completed.
Kathy has accepted a position as Youth Director at Rehoboth Reformed Church in Lucas, MI, which she hopes will develop into an ordainable position. In the meantime, she remains in the status of being a candidate eligible for call.
Thomas Van Wyk
Kristopher was a candidate from 2012 - 2016, and was reinstated as a candidate by Synod 2019 — he is working out a call with a mission agency in Africa.
William R. Whitt
Bill has accepted a call to continue to serve in an ordained capacity as Associate Pastor of Worship and Media at Sunlight Community Church, in Port St Lucie, FL.
Josiah has accepted a call by Boston Square CRC to serve on loan to Ebeneezer RCA in Oregon, IL.