hrc staff leadership
Lead PASTOR Info Coming Soon
- Lead Pastor -
PASTOR ron lugten
- Pastor Of Congregational Care -
Ron spends much of his time visiting with and caring for the senior adults at HRC. He works hard to design and implement ministries, events, and programs for seniors from our church and the community at large.
Ron also serves as the senior pastor of another congregation in the area (North Blendon Reformed Church). Fun fact, in a previous life, Ron served as the manager of a family-owned clothing store in Holland.
Sara Groenheide has worked as the Administrative Assistant at HRC for the past 10 years. When not working, Sara enjoys reading, crocheting, and spending time with her family.
- Administrative Assistant -
- Financial Assistant / Children's Discipleship Coordinator -
In her role as Financial Assistant, Nicki works closely with the Deacons to ensure that monetary gifts and resources are kept in order. Nicki also serves as one of HRC's two Children's Discipleship Coordinators where she helps to organize ministries for primary aged kids.
Nicki is married to her husband Phil and they have four children together. When she does come by a bit of free time Nicki enjoys
reading and, if the weather is nice enough, going for long
walks in and around the Hamilton area.
Gracie serves as one of HRC's Children's Discipleship Coordinators. In this position, she helps to organize, facilitate, and make decisions about ministries for kids (ages 3 years to 5th grade) at HRC.
Gracie and her husband, Mike, have two daughters. In addition to working with the kids at HRC, she teaches elementary school in Saugatuck. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening, crafting, and spending time with family and friends.
- Children's Discipleship Coordinator -
- Director Of Student Ministries -
As the Director Of Youth Leadership invests his time and energy in caring for the spiritual and emotional needs of Jr. & Sr. high students. In collaboration with hard-working volunteer-leaders, Drew organizes a variety of ministry opportunities so Hamilton area teenagers can know Jesus and have a ton of fun.
Drew is a huge fan of Michigan Football, works full-time for Mikalan Roofing in Zeeland and has been married to his wife Jessi since 2018.
- Kid's Hope Director -
- Building Cleaning Custodian -
Amy works behind the scenes by keeping the church clean. But beyond the sweeping, dusting, and vacuuming Amy serves a larger purpose: she helps ensure that our building is warm and hospitable for everyone who spends time at HRC.
Amy volunteers regularly at the elementary school in town and loves; spending time scrapbooking with close friends, reading Karen Kingsbury books (or anything about true life miracles), teaching Sunday school for 3 and 4 year old's, and especially being a Kids Hope Mentor.
- Outdoor Custodian -
As Outdoor Custodian, Andy oversees the maintenance of the outdoor grounds from taking care of equipment, trimming the bushes, shoveling snow to chasing the moles away. Andy's full-time job is the Farm Director of the non-profit Eighth Day Farm so he is passionate about keeping things looking green and healthy. Andy and his wife Erin are members of the congregation with their kids Zoe and Grayson.
- Building Maintenance & Organizing Custodian -
As Building Maintenance and Organizing Custodian, Phil oversees the maintenance inside the Church. Phil changes the lightbulbs, monitors the HVAC system, makes sure inspections are completed and any general building maintenance in addition to setting up for events.
Phil works full time for the City of Holland as well as volunteers with Gravitate, our middle school youth group. He and his wife Nicki are members of our congregation along with their four children.