People

People

Don Recker

Term 2016-2019 Don is a Retired Pastor in the CRCNA and has worshipped with us since his retirement a number of years ago.  Don also works with a group of men to clean the church facilities, he teaches as part of the Friendship Program and actively participates in the men’s…

Tanya Obbink

Team Leader, Friendship I am the wife to a wonderful Husband, Dan, and the mom of 3 children. A typical day for me includes home educating our children and keeping our household running. I grew up in Canada in a family with 3 brothers, one of whom has special needs. Through out my…

Darlys Recker

Team Leader, GEMS program Darlys helped us restart the GEMS program when she and Don moved to Bellingham after he retired from ministerial service in the Christian Reformed Church.  Darlys loves to craft and share the hope she has in Christ with young girls.  She is surrounded by…

Daniel Obbink

Term 2015-2018 Tanya and I have 3 children, 2 daughters and a son and each of us loves the church.  As a CPA by trade, I help the church in the management of her funds and my wife leads our Friendship program.  We homeschool our children and have found it to be a very rewarding…

Lou Kooistra

Term June 2015-2018 I’ve been married to Evelyn for over 40 years. We enjoy our 3 adult daughters and their families, especially our seven grandchildren. I love to hike, camp and travel in God’s beautiful world. I’m a small business owner of Whatcom Repair, Inc.…

Michael Boer

Elder – Council President Term 2015-2018 Technology and Audio/Visual Team Leader My wife Jennifer and I have been attending Hope in Christ church since 2002 and we love the family feel and the fellowship.  Jennifer and I have two boys, Nathan and Evan, and lead a small group…

Diane Button

Diane has been faithfully directing our Children Ministries for many years now.  She puts together our Children’s Sunday School and Children and Worship with Faith Alive curriculum.
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