Church Council


Church Council

Council has formed the Pastor Search Team. The members are Tim Blamer, Erika Bridge, Beth DeBoe, Crystal Gabrielse, Jim Harkema, Kristin Hintz, Dave Mulder, and Cory Smidt. Please be in prayer for them during this very important time in the life of River Terrace Church.


Council Members 2017-2018

The governing body of our church is our Church Council, made up of Elders, Deacons, and the ministers. Elders and Deacons are nominated and voted upon by the members of the church. They serve three-year terms. If you wish to contact an Elder or Deacon, please click his or her name below to send an email.



Karen Bollman
Beth DeBoe, Clerk of Council
John Kaufmann
Mark Menning
Jim Nicholas, Chair of Elders, Chair of Council
Troy Sprague



Erika Bridge, Secretary, Assistant Clerk
Mark Gabrielse, Assistant Treasurer
Robert Geers
David Harkema, Treasurer
David Mulder, Chair of Deacons
Karin Polischuk
Jenny Sullivan



Ken Bieber, Pastor of Outreach and Discipleship