Leadership

LEADERSHIP STRUCTURE

Cascade Fellowship is led by Elders and Deacons who together comprise the Full Council. 


CARE GROUPS

In order to care for each other more effectively, Cascade Fellowship has regional care groups. These care groups are led by an elder and deacon and gather on a rotating bases to pray together. For more information on Care Groups, call the church office at 616-949-4342.

    Administrative board

    The Administrative Board facilitates the ministry planning process of the church and monitors progress of ministry plans as implemented by ministry teams. It also oversees the administrative functions of the church.

    • dan Helmholdt

      administrative deacon

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    • gwen kraay

      administrative deacon

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    • jim overbeck

      administrative deacon

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    • kevin champion

      administrative elder

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    • jon de young

      administrative elder

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    • kevin toren

      administrative elder

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    ministering elders

    The Ministering Elders oversee the spiritual care and nurture of the church family at Cascade Fellowship.  Households are assigned to Care Groups based on geographic location and a Ministering Elder oversees that group along with a Service Deacon. The Ministering Elder 'at large' serves as Vice-All of the Ministering Elder Board and also as liaison to the Administrative Board. 

    • greg elzinga

      ministering elder

      chair, at large

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    • jim koops

      ministering elder

      care group #8

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    • Mike oezer

      ministering elder

      care group #2

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    • john rose

      ministering elder

      care group #5

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    • spencer terpstra

      ministering elder

      care group #1

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    • bruce uekert

      ministering elder

      care group #4

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    • jason van Horn

      ministering elder

      care group #6

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    • Steve Vander Leest

      ministering elder

      care group #3

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    • bob vander woude

      ministering elder

      care group #7

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    Service Deacons

    The Service Deacons minister to those in need, in the congregation and the community. They focus on the physical needs brought before them, acting as the hands and feet of our Savior, Jesus Christ by administering the Sharing Fund.  The Service Deacons also promote and encourage sound stewardship of time, talents, and fiscal generosity within Cascade Fellowship.  Households are assigned to a Care Group based on geographic location and a Service Deacon oversees that group along with a Ministering Elder.


    If you need assistance (prayer, financial, general help) please contact our office at 616-949-4342.
    All requests are confidential.

    • neil de wit

      service deacon

      care group #8

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    • lisa groeneveld

      service deacon

      care group #7

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    • paul krombeen

      service deacon

      care group #3

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    • tim lamer

      service deacon

      'at large'

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    • jeff pluymert

      service deacon

      care group #6

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    • mark lautenbach

      service deacon

      care group #4

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    • tricia dodds

      service deacon

      care group #1

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    • dan williams

      service deacon

      care group #5

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    • danya yaffey

      service deacon

      care group #2

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