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Staff Directory

Madison Square Campus Staff

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Pastor David Beelen: Senior Pastor

PDaveWebAs Senior Pastor I mentor and train our Preaching Team (Joy Bonnema, Darrell Delaney, and Brad Knetsch), work closely with Pastor Brad to give him direction and guidance in leading the Madison Ford Campus, and Pastor Joy Bonnema in leading Madison North Campus. [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x206

Pastor Darrell Delaney: Square Campus Pastor 

It is with gratitude that the Lord has allowed me to become the Campus Pastor at Madison Square. God’s mission to seek and save the lost has not changed in over 2,000 years and we are excited to be a part of those plans! God has allowed me to bring over 15 years youth ministry experience, along with graduate degrees from Western Theological Seminary (M.Div., Grad Cert. of Urban Pastoral Ministry, ’12) and Calvin Theological Seminary (Th.M. Pastoral Care, ’14) to the Madison family. Speaking of family I bring my own as well; my lovely wife Kia, and three children – Christopher, Tristan, and Acacia. From our family to yours, welcome! Please visit us anytime on Sundays (9am, 11am, and 6pm) where you will be warmly greeted. May the Lord bless you richly! I am also in charge of the pastoral care ministry of our congregation: weddings, funerals, baptisms and the Lord’s Supper. [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x226

Pastor Kristi Lewis: Children’s Pastor

As Children’s Pastor, I oversee Children’s Church, the Special Needs Ministry, Covenant Baptisms, the children’s StandUP class, Bible Club, Cadets, Madison Girls, and No Fear Here. This means that I support our wonderful Children’s Ministry Leadership Team in choosing curriculum’s, writing lessons, communicating with families and volunteers, recruiting and equipping worship, teaching, and registration teams, and in raising up kids from our church and our neighborhood to become leaders and disciple-makers. I also meet with the other directors to ensure that the vision of Madison Square Church is also being carried out in our Children’s Ministries and that children are included as a vital part of the church family. [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x213

Marjorie Boerema: Office Assistant

As Office Assistant my role is to assist the Office Coordinator with the daily tasks of running Madison’s office. I also have the privilege of assisting the directors on ministry projects by providing administrative support. I enjoy greeting and serving Madison Square members and neighborhood visitors coming into the office. God has blessed me tremendously and is leading me to serve in various ways in the kingdom. In my time away from the office I enjoy life with my husband Al and pursue knitting projects, gardening, reading, and enjoying the natural world. We also enjoy visiting children and grandchildren on the West Coast as often as possible! [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791

Don Bryant: Office Operations and Information Technology Manager

Managing the computers, network, and software to help the church staff and congregants achieve more productivity in ministry through technology is my primary focus. I also support the sound and video equipment and coordinate the activities of several volunteers who faithfully serve to enhance Madison’s worship services, Children’s Church and Sunday School with their God-given visual projection and sound enhancement talents.  [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x208

Susie Dixon: Co-Director of Reaching In (Discipleship & Relationships)

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As Co-Director or Reaching In, I oversee ministries fostering Deep Authentic Relationships and Jesus-Centered Discipleship through “Caring Community” Adult Groups: Women’s and Men’s Ministries, and Adult Education Discipleship Classes. It is my hope and goal that all adults desire to be in relationships for fellowship and growth in their faith journeys.

Phone: 616.245.7791 x212

Missy Flockhart: Early Childhood Ministries Director

As the Early Childhood Ministries Director, I coordinate teams of volunteers who lovingly care for our littlest ones on Sunday mornings and at special events. Rest assured that your baby, toddler, or preschooler will be well taken care of by our staff and introduced to age appropriate biblical based curriculum while parents and guardians receive instruction on God’s path in other ministries or events. [Email]

Shelli Fynewever: Director of Reaching Up (Worship)

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As the Director of Worship, or Reaching Up, my job is help the worship teams run smoothly, and design our Worship Services for the glory of our amazing Father God.  I communicate with the Pastors, Directors and congregants to line up any other promotions, announcements, or praise reports.  The joy of my job, however, is collaborating around using the arts and our diversity in worship to lift Jesus higher! [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x210

Patty Hogan: Co-Director of Reaching In (Discipleship)

As Director or Reaching In ministries which includes ministries of adult discipleship and relationships, I am responsible for the Small Group Ministry.  It is my goal that all adults that desire to be in a small group for fellowship and growth in their Christian life can find a group that fits their needs.  In addition, I serve the ministries of Prayer, Freedom in Christ, Women’s and Men’s ministries, and the Spiritual Companion ministry (intentional growth relationships of mentoring and accountability). “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” II Peter 3: 18 [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x217

LeMarr Jackson: Youth Director

Phone: 616.245.7791 x218

Tim Jen: Square Campus Communications Manager

I work to publicize Madison ministries through the bulletin, church website, weekly news email, calendar, Facebook, slideshows that run in before services, and projection setup. I work with ministry leaders to create brochures, flyers, and other printed material. I enjoy combining words with images. My hope is that all of Madison’s media invite people to participate in life-changing ministry and to interact with God visually. [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x216

Christy Knetsch: Director of Youth Ministry

As the Director of Youth Ministry, I am privileged to oversee both our Middle and High School Ministries. I also supervise our Grand Rapids Initiative for Leaders (GRIL U) Program, which prepares students for leadership and service in the church and world. Inspiring and equipping adults to invest deeply in the lives of students in grades 7-12 is my passion. I love to be a bridge builder by connecting students to God, each other, their mentors, our church, community, and world. [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x209

Mary Beth Likkel: Office Assistant

As Office Assistant my role is to help the Office Manager with the daily tasks of running Madison’s office. I also get to enjoy the opportunity of helping directors with ministry projects by providing administrative support and positive encouragement. When I am not assisting my fellow staff members, I greet and enjoy conversation with the varying Madison and community members that come into our office. God has blessed me immensely with this job and He is teaching me every day the many different ways I can serve Him and His kingdom. In my down time from work my husband, Noah, and I enjoy spending time with our daughter, Sawyer, and our dog, Zeus. All of us are either outside hiking in the woods or watching football and cheering on our teams, the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks (as long as they don’t play one another). We also enjoy spending time at home together. [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791

Mark Nieboer: Facilities Manager

As Facilities Manager I have oversight of the upkeep and improvement of the Madison at the Square Campus. This includes supervision of the Building Services Staff, soliciting bids for repairs and improvements, maintaining service contracts, and scheduling cleaning and maintenance. I also coach the Building and Grounds Ministry which is a volunteer effort serving in the areas of groundskeeping, painting, carpentry, and other fun activities. [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x203

Hank Potts: Building Services

Hank PottsMy job is to make sure that the staff has clean offices and the church facilities are clean and prepared for daily use. I also provide support and service for events and ministry programs on a weekly basis. I have been here since 2008, and I thank God for the strength He gives me to serve Madison Square Church. Phone: 616.245.7791 x235

Laura Pritchard: Director of Reaching Across (Multicultural Living)

As Director of Multicultural Living, I oversee the work of the Antiracism team. The diversity side of my job is to lead us toward the vision of building a diverse community and we do that by celebrating our diversity, building racially reconciling relationships, and working together to understand and dismantle institutional racism. [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x205

Lori Robbins: Executive Assistant

As Executive Assistant, I provide administrative and organizational support to the Senior Pastor, Campus Pastors and Executive Director of Ministry. This includes providing support to the staff with payroll, insurance, updating church policies, and manuals. I enjoy spending time in our Creator’s beautiful world through gardening, walking, camping by Lake Michigan.  [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x202

Ken Schripsema: Executive Director of Ministry

As Executive Director of Ministry, I support the Senior Pastor as a servant leader by striving to ensure that Madison Square Church develops and implements a clear unified ministry plan that honors our Vision, Mission, Shared Values, and our Beliefs. I work hard to create a culture in which both staff and servant leaders thrive in ministry by using their spiritual gifts. Finally, I serve Madison by creating systems, structures, policies and procedures which support staff and volunteers in the various ministry programs. [Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x214

Tino Scott: Facilities Assistant

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[Email] Phone: 616.245.7791 x235

 

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