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Pastoral Staff


Pastor Ron VerWys is our part-time pastor of visitation. He visits with our more elderly members, and particularly those who are restricted or partially confined to their home, assisted living and alternacare centers. He is also serves with a mission agency called Leadership Resources International and goes overseas to East Asia (China, India & Nepal) on about six trips a year to train national pastors in those countries. He is married to Ruth, and together they have five children (four married and one just out of college) and have 11 grandchildren. He is a graduate of Calvin College and Fuller Seminary and has served four pastorates over 35 years as a minister.  616.886.7616


Ministry Staff



Scott Davis is our Director of Youth Ministries. He oversees the middle school and high school youth groups. He raises up, trains and encourages Sunday School  and mid-week directors, teachers, leaders, helpers, interns and youth workers. He oversees various mission trips and service projects, co-leads the out of state week long Colorado Challenge as well as works with other Hamilton Area Youth Ministers (HAYM). 269.751.7321 ext. 105





Gloria Ruggles specializes in finance, maintaining oversight over Haven’s different funds, paying bills and salaries, and manages the office. She is in the office          Tuesday-Thursday 9:00am-2:00pm 269.751.7321 







Roger & Ruth Ann Gates are our main janitors. They set up for special functions held in our facilities, and are one of four couples who are responsible for the weekend daily opening and closing of all buildings.





 Al Rudolph oversees the maintenance for our campus. He aids the janitorial staff and the grounds keeping crew (internal or hired), as well as keep new, repair, and maintenance projects on task. 







Tom Bos (assisted by Sheryl Veldhoff) are our facilities coordinators. They oversee events for members and non-members that take place on our campus and the use of our property. Tom is also the wedding coordinator for weddings that take place here. 





 Jim Williams oversees a team of volunteers who staff the sound booth for all our worship   services as well as special events such as funerals and weddings. 






Bill Parsons oversees our media area. He  runs our three cameras that record the services and make the CDs and DVDs of the services, as well as training up people to come alongside in these ministry areas.