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


Elders:
Sara Tolsma, Vice President

Daniel Den Boer, Clerk

Greg Elliott

Beau Koerselman

Fran Muilenburg

Diane Van Kley



Deacons:
Tom Truesdell, Chair

Angela Kroeze Visser, Vice Chair

Mark Beltman

Jill Haarsma
Jared Kaltwasser

Brenda Richardson














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: Lizzy Rice

Worship: Pastor Elizabeth Brown Hardeman
Know: Wanda Korthals & Pam Boonstra
Serve: Greg Elliott
Share: Jeff Tolsma