Our Classis has a number of different committees that help oversee the work we do together.  Here is a list of them.

Interim Committee: This committee handles the affairs of classis in between meetings.

  • Pastor Jelmer Groenewold (Chair) - 2020
  • Pastor John Van Schepen (Secretary) - 2019
  • Mr. Harry Visser - 2018
  • Pastor Tom DeDoes (alt.)  - 2020
  • Roger Kramer (ex officio)

Mission Initiative Team: This committee is in charge of Church Planting and Church Renewal.

  • Pastor Andy DeKorte  (Chair) - 2018
  • Pastor Gerry Muller  -2019
  • Pastor Josh Van Til   -2020
  • Mr. David Koetje  - 2018
  • Mr. Jerry Vrieling  -2018
  • Pastor William Wilton (Secretary)  -2019
  • Pastor Carl Leep (ex officio)
  • Ms Eva Rodriguez (alt.) - 2018
  • Pastor Peter Armstrong (alt.) -2020

Safe Church Team: This team helps churches keep kids safe.

  • Ms Lori Leep (chair)
  • Pastor Lou Korf
  • Pastor David Loew

Stated Clerk:

  • Pastor Roger Kramer - 2018
  • Pastor Thomas De Does (alt.)  - 2020

Regional Pastors:

  • Pastor Lou Korf (Westside)
  •  Pastor Al Machiela (Eastside)

Classical Ministries Leadership Team: This committee helps students and ministerial candidates.

  • Pastor Robert Toornstra (chair)-2018
  • Mr. John Lautenbach-2018
  • Pastor John Van Schepen (secretary) -2018

Youth Committee: This committee promotes youth in our classis.

  • Mr. David Koetje - 2019
  • Mr. Paul Covey - 2018
  • Mr. Stephen Jansons (Chair) -2018
  • Mr. Tony Koetje -2020

Diaconal Committee: This committee supports diaconal ministries.

  • Mr. Calvin Taylor  - 2019
  • Pastor Robert Toornstra - 2020
  • Mr. Randy Jimerson  - 2019
  • Ms Evelyn Schaefer (alt.) - 2017

Synodical DeputyThis committee supports diaconal ministries.

  • Pastor Lou Korf - 2020
  • Pastor Robert Toornstra (alt.) -2020

 Denominational Board Members

  • World Renew  - Ms Joy Anema
  • Calvin College - Mr. Thomas Wybenga
  • Calvin Seminary - Pastor Sergio Castillo
  • Back to God - Mr. Stanley Vander Pol
  • Resonate Global Mission  - Pastor Bomsu Kim
  • Back to God Ministries Intl
  • Council of Delegates - Dr. Gary Bos
  • Faith Formation/Discipleship - Ms Liz Tolkamp