Staff Directory

Pastor John Lee
Pastor of Teaching & Preaching

Parsonage Phone: (712) 722-3102; Work Phone: (712) 441-5871

Pastor John Lee grew up on a third-generation dairy farm in Northern Michigan (near McBain, MI) before attending Calvin College (Major: World History, Minors: Environmental Studies and Third World Development). Pastor John then served 2001-04 with Christian Reformed World Missions/World Relief Committee in Nicaragua. He returned for an M-Div seminary degree from Calvin Theological Seminary (2004-08), including graduate work in Israel, where he met his wife, Mary Jo. Bethel CRC is their first North American church they've served.
 
Locally, Pastor John is a member of the Dordt College Board of Trustees, various denominational committees, and is active with an immigrant ministry board (CASA). Pastor John and Mary Jo currently have no children, and enjoy practicing hospitality, traveling, and sharing in the life and mission of God’s people at Bethel!
 
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Pastor John Lee
Pastor of Teaching & Preaching
Pastor Duane Tinklenberg
Pastor of Visitation
Kim Van Dam
Administrative Assistant
Jennifer Frens
Worship Coordinator
Sherry Visser
Custodian
Bruce Dooyema
Director of Finance