Meet Our Leadership and Supporting Staff

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—

Ephesians 2:8

Joel Sheeres

Senior Pastor

Pastor Joel grew up in Zeeland Michigan and Lynden, Washington. He graduated from Calvin College with a degree in Business Administration and from Calvin Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree.  Pastor Joel has spent 25 years as a pastor in the Chicagoland area – most recently in Crown Point, Indiana.  His wife Christine is an ER nurse in Yakima, and they have three children: Jordan, an EMT in Wheaton, Illinois, Alyssa a student at Seattle Pacific University, and Jessica a student at Sunnyside Christian High.

Supporting Staff

Anny Prilucik


Brenda Chiprez

Administrative Assistant

Beth Rip

Administrative Assistant

Martha Sanchez


Leroy Werkhoven