Candidates

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. More complete profiles may be obtained by search committees by emailing profiles@crcna.org.

Candidates who need to submit changes for this page may send them by email to Jill.


Steven Berkenpas
steven.berkenpas@gmail.com
778-991-7444

Kevin Boss
Kevin has accepted a call to continue his work as Children and Youth Director at Oak Hills Church in Beaverton, OR.

Calvin Chen
Calvin has accepted a call to serve as church planter for the Church on the Ave and as campus minister with Graduate Christian Fellowship at the University of Washington. His calling church is Bellevue CRC.

Yoon Chul Choi
Languages: Korean, Spanish, and English
ycc04@calvinseminary.edu
647-772-9649

Daniel Crapo
Daniel has accepted a call to serve as chaplain at Mayo Hospice in Red Wing, MN. His calling church is Grace CRC of Inver Grove Heights.

Jason Dahlman
Jason has accepted a call to serve as pastor at Ebenezer CRC in Leduc, AB.

Mark DeVos
Mark has accepted a call at the Village Church in Thorold, ON.

Elisabeth De Vries
eadv048@calvinseminary.edu
616-218-7909

Abigail DeZeeuw
asd035@calvinseminary.edu
231-884-1114

Brad Diekema
bsd063@calvinseminary.edu
616-570-4771

Kyle Dieleman
Kyle has accepted a call to serve as Associate Professor of History at Trinity Christian College. His calling church is Faith CRC of Tinley Park, IL.

Steven Dykstra
std058@calvinseminary.edu
262-309-9073

Benjamin Gandy
Ben has accepted a call to serve Sunshine Community CRC in Grand Rapids, MI.

Tyler Greenway
Tyler has accepted a call to serve as Research Director for the Fuller Youth Institute. His calling church is Caledonia CRC in Caledonia, MI.

Benjamin Gresik
ben.gresik@gmail.com
613-483-6235

Elias Groenendyk
Eli has accepted a call to serve as Pastor or Discipleship at Calvary CRC in Edina, MN.

Robert Gruessing
rjg66@calvinseminary.edu
616-748-0493

Ernesto J. Hernandez
Ernesto has accepted a call at Missio Dei as a professor for All Nations Seminary in Juarez, Mexico.

Jeff Hoos
jeffhoos@gmail.com
616-990-8502

Sarah Kim Hoos
sarahkimhoos@gmail.com
312-972-3983

Chadd Huizenga
Chadd has accepted a call to serve as Youth and Family Discipleship Pastor at Parklane CRC in Portland, OR.

Steve Hull
Steve has accepted a call to serve as Pastor at Princeton CRC in Kentwood, MI.

Joseph Hwang
Languages: English and Korean
joeaug@gmail.com
616-916-5346

Albert Kae
Albert has accepted a call to serve as Chaplain at the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles, CA. His calling church is Faith Community CRC of Fullerton, CA.

Timothy Keep
Timothy has accepted a call to serve as associate pastor at Visalia CRC in Visalia, CA.

Jungseong (Samuel) Kim
jk026@calvinseminary.edu
ksamuel0520@gmail.com
616-881-6297

Jonathan Kool
Jonathan has accepted a call to serve as Young Life Staff in the Cherry Creek School District near Denver, Colorado. His calling church is Eastern Hills Community Church of Aurora, CO.

Darren Kornelis
Darren has accepted a call to serve as pastor at Niekerk CRC in Holland, MI.

Debra Koster
Deb has accepted a call to continue her work with Family Fire (Back to God Ministries International). Her calling church is Grace CRC in Grand Rapids, MI.

Noah Kruis*
nk091@calvinseminary.edu
616-450-5127

Marcel Kuiper 
marsje09@hotmail.com
519-281-2949

Todd Kuperus
Todd has accepted a call to continue to serve as pastor at Lucas CRC in McBain, MI.

Christopher Lee
Christopher has accepted a call to serve at mosaicHouse CRC in Edmonton, AB.

Derrick Lee
Derrick has accepted a call to serve as East Campus Pastor at mosaicHouse in Edmonton, AB.

Hannah Ryou Lee
hjr071@calvins
616-304-9575eminary.edu

James Lee
James has accepted a call to serve as pastor at Christ Community Church of East Islip, NY.

Samuel (Sangmyung ) Lee
Samuel has accepted a call to serve as the English Ministry Pastor at Ann Arbor Hope CRC in Ann Arbor, MI.

Anthony Matias
am0304@calvinseminary.edu
201-873-8287

Daniel Meyer
danmeijer@gmail.com
604-317-4676

Scott Muilenburg
Scott has accepted a call to serve First CRC in Edgerton, MN.

Katrina Olson
katolson5318@gmail.com
269-377-5643

Jonathan Owens
Jonathan has accepted a call to serve as Pastor at Bozeman Christian Reformed Church in Bozeman, MT.

Jennifer Palkowski
jlp098@calvinseminary.edu
269-270-7742

Benj Petroelje
Benj has accepted a call to 14th Street CRC in Holland, MI.

Kristen Pikaart
Kristin has recently passed her classis exam in Classis Red Mesa for ordination as a minister of the Word. She will now continue her work as a chaplain at Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital, where she has been serving for a number of years as a Commissioned Pastor.

Hayden Regeling
Hayden has accepted a call to First Hamilton CRC in Hamilton, ON.

Jason Ruis
Jason has accepted a call to serve Faith Community CRC in Beaver Dam, WI.

Janet Ryzebol
jryzebol@outlook.com
226-820-4162

Courtney Saldivar
courtneynorah@gmail.com
905-818-8158

Ivan Santoso
ivan_k_s@yahoo.com
765-586-7896

Bailey Sarver
bbs073@calvinseminary.edu
641-780-8260

Brian Schouten
Brian has accepted a call serve as pastor at Sonrise Christian Reformed Church in Ponoka, AB.

Minbo Paul Shim
Minbo Paul has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Community Life and College Ministry at All Nations Community Church in Lake View Terrace, CA.

Matthew Slack
Matthew has accepted a call to serve Jamestown CRC in Hudsonville, MI.

Sharon Smith
smithsharon.67@gmail.com
616-452-9052

Eric Snyder
Eric has accepted a call to serve Hillcrest Christian Church in Denver, CO.

Jason Terpstra
jt079@calvinseminary.edu
616-648-6871

Gale Tien
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.

Rebecca Tjapkes
rlt083@calvinseminary.edu
616-843-1313

Norman Underland
Norman has accepted a call to serve as pastor at Austinville CRC in Austinville, IA.

Thomas Van Wyk
tom@vanwyk.us
616-323-3613

Robert Van Zanen
Robert has accepted a call to serve Middleville CRC in Middleville, MI.

Jenna Veenbaas
Jenna has accepted a call as associate pastor at Willoughby CRC in Langly, BC.

Nicole Veenkamp
nicole.veenkamp@gmail.com
519-542-9412

Benjamin Verkerk
Benjamin has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor at Covenant CRC in Winnipeg, MB.

Femke Visser-Elenbaas
visser.elenbaas@gmail.com
289-887-2201

Christopher Walker
Christopher has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Worship and Arts at Covenant Life CRC in Grand Haven, MI.

Beverly A. Weeks
Beverly has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Visitation at Blythefield CRC in Rockford, MI.

Michael Yang
Michael has accepted a call to serve at the Tapestry, in Richmond, BC.

Josiah Youngquist
jy081@calvinseminary.edu
616-607-4934

James Zwier
James has accepted a call to serve as pastor at Ellsworth CRC in Ellsworth, MI.

Bradly Zwiers
Bradly has accepted a call to serve as Minister of Faith Formation at Calvin CRC in Grand Rapids, MI.