Fleetwood Staff

Pastor:                                 Tom Bomhof

Rev. Tom Bomhof and his wife Jodie have been in ministry for 26 years.  Pastor Tom has a passion for keeping the church relevant and active in our community. This has been recognized in his receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award in 2013. He is a sincere, caring encourager of God’s people. Pastor Tom has served this congregation since 2002.

Interests: jogging, hiking, gardening, reading, local history and collecting memorabilia from Woodward dept. stores.

Favourite movie: Lord of the Rings

Favourite hockey team: Canucks (of course!)

Listens to: adult alternative

tbomhof@fleetwoodcrc.org

Pastor:                                  Chad Vandervalk

Pastor Chad began working with us in September of 2015. He wants to help others experience the absolute and unconditional love of Jesus so they are free to grow into the people God is calling them to be. 

Interests: reading, anything Volkswagen (especially classics), motorcycles, and working with his hands.

Favorite book: "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkein

Listens to: pretty much anything. ;)

 cvandervalk@fleetwoodcrc.org

Youth Pastor:                   Natasha Vedder

Natasha joined the Fleetwood CRC community in August 2013 and is a gradute of Calvin College.  She loves walking with teens as they grow in their faith and seeing them develop their gifts. When she’s not at church or out for coffee with one of the teens, she enjoys reading a good novel, sewing, playing piano, or going for a hike.

Interests: Music, walking, traveling, food.

Favourite movie: I'm not really a movie person.

Favourite hockey team: Ottawa Senators

Listens to: The Civil Wars, needtobreathe, TobyMac...

nvedder@fleetwoodcrc.org            

Pastor of Education/Formation:  Wilma van der Leek

Wilma has been a member of Fleetwood CRC for 25 years and has recently taken on a Pastor of Education/Formation role, helping the community wonder together what it means to be in Christ. Wilma is a former high school English/Bible teacher and loves noticing how growing up in God is a creative process, like writing a poem.

Interests: Being out in the garden, poetry, sharing strong coffee in a warm coffee house and loves walking in Bear Creek Park.

Favorite Book: Godric by Frederick Buechner

Favorite Poem: "When Death Comes" by Mary Oliver

Favorite Movie: Princess Bride

wilmavdl@shaw.ca

Administrative Assistant:     Jennifer Stephens

Jen joined the Fleetwood CRC staff in September 2013 and the office has never been the same since! She keeps things at the church organised and fun, and is a great one to turn to when you need a listening ear.

Interests: Family, friends, sports, games.

Favourite movie: Bridesmaids

Favourite hockey team: Canucks, I'd have to say.

Listens to:  Top 40, Mumford and Sons, but enjoys all kinds.

jstephens@fleetwoodcrc.org

Worship Co-Director/Youth Assistant:         Carolynne Tolsma

Interests: Watching her kids play sports.

Favourite hockey team: FVCJHA Vipers

Favorite movie: Star Wars

Listens to: All kinds of music.

ctolsma@fleetwoodcrc.org

KPU Campus Chaplain:   Ethan van der Leek

Ethan began his work as campus chaplain at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in May of 2015. To keep on top of all the things that are happening visit Ethan's Blog at: http://christatkwantlen.blogspot.ca/

Interests: Music, board games, philosophy, theology and craft beer.

Favorite Book: A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

Ethan.Vanderleek@kpu.ca 

 Custodian:                                 Kate Drost

Kate has been cleaning this church for a long time, and helps create a warm and welcoming place for all who step through our doors. She loves the Lord, people, the church, and her husband and kids.

Interests: Walking, reading, gardening.

Favourite movie: Any musical

Favourite hockey team: Canucks

Listens to: Classical, Christian Contemporary, Praise 106.5

Bookkeeper:                              Henny Mulschlegel

We are so thankful to have Henny keeping the church books organized. She is a creative, cheerful, and giving person, always having a smile to share.  

Interests: Card making, her grandchildren, and husband

Favourite movie: Titanic

Favourite hockey team: Canucks

Listens to: 95.7

 

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