Ministry Teams

Connections & Hospitality

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

  • Staff: Julie Andersen
  • Consistory: Dave Arnett, Joel Carlson
  • Members: Mavis Anema, Tina Calsbeek, Jeff Guthmiller, Shonna Hector, Jenna Vreugdenhil
      Sacraments & Membership

      The sacraments and partnership 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: Karen Barker, Ross Simmelink
      • Members: Renee Guthmiller, Jim Mead, Liz Moss
      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
      • Consistory: Vince Kurtz
      • Members: Dean Calsbeek, Brian Crane, Brian Hector, Dave Mars, Lisa Schutt
      Finance

      The finance 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: Eric Anderson, John Dykstra
      • Members: Jeff Joiner, Andrew Opgenorth
      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: Kristin Brouwer
      • Consistory: Sara Nessa, Ashley Stanislav, Josh Van Es
      • Members: Russ Adams, Laurie Ann Anderson, John Buntsma, Loren & Julie DeWit, Emily Mettler, Gina Roberson, Mark Scallon
      Missions

      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: Brian Keepers
      • Consistory: Karen Clark, Michael Simmelink, Tricia Wiese
      • Members: Joan Andres, John Buntsma, Marilyn Feekes, John & Rachel Fernstrum, Lindsay Hubbell, Kris McDonald, Kayla Rensink
      Nominations
      • Staff: Brian Keepers
      • Consistory: TBD (determined in preparation for our annual nominations process)
      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
      • Consistory: Anita Cirulis, Karen Clark
      • Members: Sandi Carlson, Dave & Sandy Harmelink, Dave & Lonna Kluis
      Discipleship

      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)

      • Staff: Michelle Christy, Ben Vos, Kristin Brouwer
      • Consistory: Michael Andres, Dan Swier, Kyle Van Den Bosch, Grant Willits
      • Members: Carrie Anderson, Patrick Giannantonio
      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: Brian Keepers, Andy Keller
      • Elders: Michael Andres, Karen Barker, Barb Dewald
      • Deacons: Eric Anderson, Jackie Davis, Dave Van Den Brink
      • Hospers Campus Representative: Muryl Korver
      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, Brian Keepers, Laurie Kurtz
      • Consistory: Amy Schutt, Dave Van Den Brink
      • Members: Jeff Joiner, Nate Vaas, Gerald Van Roekel