The Leadership Team at Arise is made up of our pastor, elders and deacons.
Elders act as a governing board for the church, leading in spiritual care and vision.
The Elders serve the Church through:
- Spirtual Care and formation of members
There are currently 6 elders on our team:
- DARIN VANDER WELL, LEAD ELDER
- DAN DEJONG
- BRADY VANDER LEEST
- KEVIN GLEASON
- LIN VANHOFWEGEN
- VERLYN EBEN
The Greek word in the Bible for deacon, diakonos, means servant. Deacons act as lead servants at Arise.
Their focus is turned toward service and ministry both to the world and in the church by:
- caring for the physical needs of the church
- Special individual and family concerns
- Volunteer service opportunities
- SAM GOEMANN, LEAD DEACON
- AMY DIETRICH MARK
- JORDAN HUISMAN
- RUSS VANDER POL
- CHRIS BURT
- JOSIAH CHRISTOFFER