First Church Staff

The staff at First Church is dedicated to our mission of

bringing others to saving faith in Jesus Christ and making disciples that make disciples.

Church office hours are 9:00-3:00, Monday-Thursday

Feel free to leave a voicemail any time at 616-772-9129 or email

  • Josh Wall

    Lead Pastor

  • Michelle Van Den Berg

    Pastor of Care and Connecting

  • Jordan Clegg

    Director of Worship Arts
  • Dawn Lievense

    Office and Business Manager
  • Josiah Huisman

    Director of Student Ministries and Spiritual Formation

  • Angie Walker

    Director of Children's Ministries

  • Julie Chen

    Coordinator and Communication Manager

  • Norma Viening


  • Kirk Kamphuis

    Maintenance and Grounds Supervisor

  • Jim Deboer

    Technology Director

  • Mike Boss

    Assistant Technology Director

  • Mark Minkus

    Church Accountant

  • Carlie Shults

    Wedding Coordinator

  • Mary Kingshott and Norma Jongsma

    Kids Hope Co-Directors