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Candidates

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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.

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 Pastor Church Resources.

Candidates who need to submit changes for this page may email them to [email protected].


Sheri L. Admiraal
Sheri has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Faith Formation at Hope Fellowship CRC in Denver, CO.

Brad D. B. Bootsma
Brad has accepted a call to serve as pastor of Charlottetown CRC in Charlottetown, PA.

Kristy L. Bootsma
Kristy has accepted a call to be the Pastor of Faith Formation and Intergenerational Engagement at Eastern Avenue CRC in Grand Rapids, MI.

Tricia L. Bosma
616-662-9379
[email protected]

Yoon Chul Choi
(647) 772-9649
[email protected]

Stewart J. deJong
Stewart has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Austinville CRC in Austinville, Iowa.

Brad Diekema
(616) 570-4771
[email protected]

Mark D. Elffers
Mark has accepted a call to serve as a solo pastor at Zutphen CRC in Hudsonville, MI.

Ryan L. Farrell
Ryan has accepted a call to serve as Campus Minister at Ottawa Campus Chaplaincy in Ottawa, ON.

Joshua L. Grimes
Joshua has accepted a call to serve as senior pastor of Blythefield CRC in Rockford, MI.

Matthew D. Guichelaar
905-518-4526
[email protected]

Rebecca G. Hall
Rebecca has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Faith Formation at Woody Nook CRC in Lacombe County, AB.

Carol E. Hulin
613-847-7226
[email protected]

Noelle Jacobs
Noelle has accepted a call  from Alive Ministries in Jenison, MI, to be a Campus Pastor at Grand Valley State University.

Jake (Minho) Jeong
616-290-7988
[email protected]

Timothy K. Joo
Timothy has accepted a call to serve as lead pastor of King's Covenant CRC in Bridgewater, NJ.

Kennedy Muli Kailiti
616-466-6773
[email protected]

Eunice Kim
510-965-3371
[email protected]

Jooheyng (David) Kim
Jooheyng has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor at Namu Church of New York in Flushing, NY.

Jelle H. Koersen*
519-292-6698
[email protected]

Hannah Ryou Lee
(616) 304-9575
[email protected]

Aleah M. Marsden
Aleah has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Formation at Christ Church of Davis, in Davis, CA.

Daniel F. Meyers
231-740-3051
[email protected]

Loice Mueni Minito
Loice has accepted a call from African Community Fellowship Christian Reformed Church to serve as Resident Chaplain at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI. She will begin on September 12th.

Matthew Mulder
(616)-886-3934
[email protected]

Seonmok (Paul) Park
720-300-2086
[email protected]

Jacob A. Patton
616-648-0150
[email protected]

Mario R. Perez
Mario has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Faith Formation at the River CRC in Redlands, CA.

Micah P. Ringelberg
804-349-8435
[email protected]

William S. Roelofs
William has accepted a call from Loop CRC to serve as Staff Chaplain of St. Alexius Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Nicole M. Romero
616-290-5738
[email protected]

Kent A. Sanders
Kent has accepted a call to serve as pastor of Lakeland Reformed Church in Vicksburg, MI.

Ivan Santoso
Ivan has accepted a call from Sunrise CRC in Austin, TX to serve as "Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology and Theology of Worship" at Sekolah Tinngi Teologi (Reformed Theological Seminary) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Lynn Song
202-390-9732
[email protected]

Joseph J. Steenholdt
Joe has accepted a call to serve as the pastor of Luverne CRC in Luverne, MN.

Evan J. Tinklenberg
219-741-1440
[email protected]

Rebecca Tjapkes
Rebecca has accepted a call by Ferrysburg Community Church (CRC) to serve as Hospice Chaplain at Harbor Hospice of Michigan in Muskegon, MI.

Zachary Toth
Zachary has accepted a call  to serve as Lead Pastor at Christ's Community Church in Hayward, CA.

Ryan A. K. VanderWees
Ryan has accepted a call to serve as the pastor of Peace CRC in Menno, South Dakota.

Anthony D. Vander Schaaf
Anthony has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor at Monroe Community Church in Grand Rapids, MI.

Jodi F. VanWingerden
616-340-4209
[email protected]

Thomas Van Wyk
(616) 323-3613
[email protected]

Wendy J. Werkman*
780-995-7600
[email protected]

Benjamin H. Wimmers
Ben has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Youth and Family at Living Hope CRC in Abbotsford, BC.