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Worship Services: Sundays at 10 am

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Our Team


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Amanda Bakale

Pastor - Faith Formation

Amanda Bakale graduated from Calvin Theological Seminary in 2010. Amanda then completed a Masters of Counselling and Spiritual Care from Waterloo Lutheran Seminary in Waterloo, Ontario, in 2011. After serving as an interim pastor, Amanda worked at World Renew in Burlington, Ontario, before accepting the call to join Community CRC as Pastor - Faith Formation in 2015. Amanda and her husband, Brian Bork, campus minister at Wilfrid Laurier and the University of Waterloo, have two little kiddos who keep their lives and home full of laughter, legos, and goldfish crackers. 


Tom Bomhof

Pastor - Communities and Missions

Tom Bomhof has been a pastor for over thirty years in churches in Alberta and BC before coming to Community CRC. He loves finding ways for church members to engage their communities and neighbourhoods with the love of Jesus. Tom has recently started studying toward a certificate in Restorative Practices. Tom is married to Jodie, a teacher, and they have three adult children who live on the West coast. Tom is a Canucks fan who will cheer for the Maple Leafs until they play the Canucks. He likes gardening, homemade pizza, craft beer, and exploring this beautiful province by foot and kayak.

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Laura de Jong

Interim Pastor - Preaching and Pastoral Care.                               

Laura de Jong received her Masters of Divinity from Calvin Theological Seminary in 2017. Following this, Laura served as the pastor of Second CRC in Grand Haven, Michigan, for four years, before moving back to her home province of Ontario to take up this interim role at CCRC. Laura has two cats who can be both very cute and very annoying, and she's glad to be back close to family, her boyfriend, and the beauty of Ontario.


Anita DeHaan

Office & Youth Programs Administrator


Rachel Kuyvenhoven

Worship Coordinator

Rachel is the worship coordinator at Community CRC. She plans service details for each Sunday and coordinates the worship ministry volunteers.

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Sherrie Missel


Sherrie sees to it that Community's facilities and grounds are kept clean and presentable.



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Donna Vandervelde

Office Administrator

When you contact Community, whether by email, telephone, or a visit during the week, chances are that the first person you'll run into is Donna. She’s the person who will cheerfully answer your questions, and does a million behind-the-scenes things that keeps Community administration flowing smoothly.

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Diana Wilhelm



Diana keeps our accounts in order. She has been a member of Community CRC her whole life. She and her husband, Dave, have 3 sons, 1 daughter and 2 granddaughters.



Administrative Elders 

Elaine Adema

Alyanne Colyn

Judy Hansma

Alesha Hoekstra

Larry Lutgendorff

Chris Streutker

Henry Vander Hoef

Dave Wilhelm


Youth Elders 

Sheryl Dedman

Greg Stryker


Esther Verbakel


Megan Wigboldus



Pastoral Elders and Deacons 




Community 1

Mike Mohle

Chris de Lange

Community 2

Dorothy Van Amelsvoort

Pete Driezen

Community 3

Phil Schiedel

Graham Barraclough

Community 4

Martin Pastink

Andy VanderPloeg

Community 5

John Lammers

Amy deBruyn

Community 6

Dave Hordyk

Barb and Jim Romahn

Community 7

Anita DeHaan

Annette Zegers

Community 8

Elena Wiersma

Adrian Bult

Community 9

Derrick Grift

Sandra Graansma

Community 11

Josh Feddema

Marianne Bruinsma

Community 13

Jerry Postma

Bernie DeJonge

Community 14

Janet Barry

Marjo Merkus