our staff


  • Dr. Cal Aardsma

    Pastor of Administration and Visitation


    Pastor Cal has been part of Bethel since 2006. He and his wife Sandy have 4 children and six grandchildren. He enjoys travel, sports and family.

     

    caardsma@discoverbethel.org


  • Shaun Buikema

    Associate Pastor


    Pastor Shaun, his wife Missy and their 3 children (Adeline-8, Samuel-5, and Charlotte-2) are thrilled to be back at Bethel!  As a Husband & Father, Shaun enjoys spending time with his ever growing family (baby #4 due in April).  As a child of the Most High he enjoys spending time with his Father, who enables him to love his family as he should and fuel his life's passion...to make disciples of Jesus Christ.


    sbuikema@discoverbethel.org

  • Debbie Ohm

    Director of Children's Ministries


    Debbie Ohm has been a member of Bethel since 1998 and on staff since 2012.  She has a husband named Ryan and 3 children named Austin, Kate and Allison.  She enjoys camping, traveling and photography.


    dohm@discoverbethel.org

  • Andrew Hoekstra

    Lead Worshiper


    A native of NW Iowa (Hull), Andrew attended Trinity Christian College where he met his wife Lisa (Trepton), who was a life-long member of Bethel.  Andrew and Lisa have 2 children, Eden(2) and Asher(1), and are excited to be back at Bethel.  Andrew's love for Jesus fuels his love for singing and he loves to see the Church passionately sing about the gospel of Jesus Christ.


    ahoekstra@discoverbethel.org

  • Judi Byma

    Worship Coordinator


    Judi Byma has been involved in the music and worship of Bethel since 1992, with a short break from 2000 to 2004.  She is married to Bill and together they have a daughter, two sons, a daughter-in-law and two granddaughters.  She loves to sing and play piano.

    jbyma@discoverbethel.org

  • Lois Fennema

    Administrative Assistant


    Lois is a long-time member of Bethel and joined the staff in 2008. She is married to Jeff and they have 3 children - all of them married, and are blessed with 3 grandchildren. Lois enjoys traveling, sports, bike riding, walking, cooking, baking and kids of all ages.

    lfennema@discoverbethel.org

  • Julie Tambrini

    Secretary


    Julie has been a member of Bethel for several years and joined the staff in 2018.  Julie and her husband Aaron reside in Dyer and have 4 children.  She enjoys time spent with family, road trips, taking photos and cheering on the Cubs. 


    jtambrini@discoverbethel.org

  • Tim Groenewold

    Comptroller


    Tim has been serving as the comptroller at Bethel since 2009.  He and his wife Kim and two children reside in Dyer, Indiana.   Tim owns a small business and loves to travel and spend time with his family.

    tgroenewold@discoverbethel.org

  • Dave Schurman

    Head Custodian


    Dave has been with Bethel since the fall of 2011. He and his wife Janice have two children, Katelynn and Joshua.  He enjoys camping, hiking, and volunteers for the Humane Society.

    dschurman@discoverbethel.org

  • Leroy Noble

    Assistant Custodian


    Leroy has been a member of Bethel for many years and joined the staff in 2016.  He and his wife Edith enjoy spending time with their kids and grand kids.