Ministry Teams | Orange City

Connections & Hospitality

The connections/hospitality team exists to help implement connection with one another throughout the life of the church.

  • Staff: Julie Andersen
  • Consistory: Olivia Chapman, Jason Katsma, Liz Moss, Kendall Stanislav
  • Members: Mavis Anema, Joel Carlson, Barb Simmelink, Jenna Vreugdenhil
    Sacraments & Membership

    The sacraments and membership team exists to ensure that the sacraments at Trinity are properly administered, to oversee the practical details of communion and baptism, and to help people take steps toward partnering with Trinity as we learn to follow Jesus together.

    • Staff: Ben Vos
    • Consistory: Joan Andres, Liz Moss, Susan Veltkamp
    • Members: Jim Mead, Ross Simmelink
      Facility Management

      The facility management team exists to ensure that the physical condition of the property, and its use, pursues the purpose of connecting with God, with others, and with the world. The core functions of this team are caring for the physical facility and property of Trinity, and visioning for the hospitable and welcoming use of our facility and property.

      • Staff: Scott Simmelink, Andy Keller
      • Consistory: Dave Mars, Brandon Miller
      • Members: Dean Calsbeek, Tyler Kallemeyn
          Local Needs - Inreach & Outreach

          The local needs team exists to explore the needs of people in our area and to see how the church can step into those needs, and to build relationships with those in need. 

          • Staff: Barb Dewald
          • Consistory: Russ Adams, Logan Huisman, Valerie Stokes
          • Members: Laurie Ann Anderson, John Buntsma, Sara Nessa, Gina Roberson, Jennifer Schon, Ashley Stanislav, Josh Van Es, Candace Van Marel

            The missions team exists to connect the people of Trinity to God’s purposes through prayer, planning and promotion of local, national and global opportunities.

            • Staff: Barb Dewald
            • Consistory: Grant De Nooy
            • Members: Joan Andres, John Buntsma, Joel Carlson, Marilyn Feekes, Rachel Fernstrum, Heather Hayes, Kris McDonald, Tricia Wiese
              • Staff: Brian Keepers
              • Consistory: TBD (determined in preparation for our annual nominations process)

                The stewardship team exists to facilitate the oversight of Trinity’s financial resources and help create a culture of generosity and faithful stewardship at Trinity.

                • Staff: Brian Keepers, Laurie Kurtz
                • Consistory: Kim Jongerius
                • Members: Eric Anderson, Mikyla Dittman, John Dykstra
                  Visitation & Care

                  The visitation/care team exists to visit and serve the needs of the sick and shut-in members of our congregation.

                  • Staff: Brian Keepers, Julie Andersen, Barb Dewald, Ben Vos
                  • Consistory: Sandi Carlson
                  • Members: Anita Cirulis, Marilyn Feekes, Melinda Kubesh, Jake Moss

                    The discipleship team exists to equip and unleash people as disciples who make disciples in the world. (sub teams include men, women, life groups, Sunday morning, children, youth, college students)

                    • Consistory: Adam Boone (Hospers Representative), Jason Katsma, Tanya Rowenhorst, Sam Winn
                    • Members: Carrie Anderson, Patrick Giannantonio, Han-Yen Kao
                      Leadership Team

                      The leadership team exists to provide the governance of the body at Trinity.  This teams sets policy, guides hiring, determines the budget, and seeks to guide the vision and mission of Trinity Church.

                      • Staff: Kurt Bush, Brian Keepers, Andy Keller
                      • Elders: Russ Adams, Dave Van Den Brink, Jeff Van Der Werff
                      • Deacons: Jeff Joiner, Kim Jongerius, Dave Mars
                      • Hospers Campus Representative: Naboth Netten
                        Human Resource Team

                        The human resource team exists to guide the creation of the employee handbook and to guide benefits and personnel decisions. 

                        • Staff: Andy Keller
                        • Consistory: Jeff Joiner, Amy Wiersema
                        • Members: Tracy Cleveringa, Brent Jager, Nate Vaas, Gerald Van Roekel