Third CRC is an intentionally missional church, where resources are focused on transforming the neighborhoods surrounding each of our homes and lives.
In order to help us do this, our church family is organized into seven "neighborhoods," with an Elder and Deacon overseeing each one. The goal of these groups is that we might take care of one another and that, together, we may bless our neighbors, friends, co-workers and community in Jesus' name.
Bronson Neighborhood: Kathy Bartels, Elder and Kim Van Loo, Deacon
Milwood East Neighborhood: Dave Bishop, Elder and Dave Huizinga, Deacon
Northwest Territories: Jane Smit, Elder and Tom Nanninga, Deacon
Oshtemo West Neighborhood: Phil Ippel, Elder and Esther Korzilius, Deacon
Portage East Neighborhood: Dave Bierenga, Elder and Alex Onderlinde, Deacon
Soutwest Neighborhood: Tim DeJong, Elder and Dan Schrik, Deacon
Westwood Neighborhood: Mary Jane Baylor, Elder and Luke Vanderhill, Deacon
Winchell Neighborhood: Dan Triemstra, Elder and David Bartels, Deacon
Ron Plaiser - Council Chair
Roger Sikkenga - Council Vice-Chair
Peggy Link - Council Clerk
Jerry Weesies - Chair of Deacons
Jim Valk - Deacon of Finance