Leadership at MessiahCRC

Meet our Staff Members & current Elders and Deacons

Our Staff

Church Office

Messiah Christian Reformed Church is located at 2900 Springdale, Hudsonville, MI 49426.

Feel free to contact our office with any questions.

Pastor Nate Meldrim

Senior Pastor

Pastor Gale Tien

Pastor of Discipleship/Outreach

Fig VanderMolen

Youth Director/Church Administrator

Emily Busman

Worship Coordinator

Rebecca VanderMolen

Children’s Ministries Director

Scott Wustman

Facilities Manager

Jan DeVries

Pastoral Care Associate

Mary Soodsma

Custodian

Shelly Duggins

Office Staff

Jill Essenburg

Kid’s Hope Director

Karen Lanning

Office Staff and Communications

Church Council

Brian Mulder

Elder-District 1
A-B

Lance DeYoung

Deacon-District 1
A-B

Gene Talsma

Elder-District 2
C-F

Ross Bosch

Deacon-District 2
C-F

John Elders

Elder-District 3
G-J

John Droge

Deacon-District 3
G-J

Jim VanDyke

Elder-District 4
K-M

Keith Brower

Deacon-District 4
K-M

Ron VanDyke

Elder-District 5
N-R

Jared Engelsman

Deacon-District 5
N-R

Erv Gruppen

Elder-District 6
S-T

Kyle Knoper

Deacon-District 6
S-T

Vaughn Talsma

Elder-District 7
U-V

Matt Boetsma

Deacon-District 7
U-V

Jon Huisman

Elder-District 8
W-Z

Chris Slager

Deacon-District 8
W-Z

Jim Albers

Council President

Scott Wustman

Administrative Elder

Larry Plowman

Administrative Elder

Rick Wierenga

Administrative Elder

Joe Vugteveen

Administrative Elder