American Reformed Church (ARC) is governed by the Consistory.

The Consistory at ARC:

  • provides leadership, guidance and direction for ARC
  • is called by God to represent Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit
  • is made up of ARC members who are ordained and installed into their offices
  • is comprised of two ministers of Word and sacrament, six elders and six deacons
  • holds responsibility for all ministry at ARC.

Ministers of Word and Sacrament:
Elizabeth Ann Brown Hardeman
Michael Hardeman

Bill Kepp, Vice President

Marlene De Zeeuw, Clerk

Greg Elliot

Benjamin Langton

Sara Tolsma

Kim Van Es

Gary Richardson, Chair

Deb Anderson Vice Chair

Mark Beltman

Mary Fernow
Brent Sampson

Tom Truesdell

Read more about the role of the Consistory and the governance structure of the RCA by clicking on the following links:

Role and Responsibilities of Consistory

The Relationship between Pastors, Elders and Deacons

Consistory Leadership and the Health of the Congregation

RCA Governance Structure

Ministry Team Leaders

Welcome: Laura Jonker
Know: Sara Tolsma
Serve: Greg Elliott
Share: Jeff Tolsma