FIRST REFORMED CHURCH | Sheldon, IA

Building God's Kingdom One Life At A Time

Introducing Our Staff
Paul Van Maaren
Senior Pastor

As a native Iowan, Pastor Paul grew up on a small farm two miles west of Kellogg, a little town in Central Iowa 40 miles east of Des Moines. While studying Engineering at the University of Iowa and with one semester left, God called him to be a pastor. Paul is married to his high school sweetheart, Courtney, and the Lord has blessed them three daughters.
Pastor Paul's role as Senior Pastor is to provide organizational and ministry oversight and serve as primary preacher/teacher while serving on the Executive Team and leading with the Consistory. He began serving with First Reformed Church in August of 2014.

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Paul Van Maaren
Senior Pastor
Shelley Hoogers
Director of Outreach & Discipleship
Megan Dieken
Director of Youth Ministry
Emily Myers
Director of Music & Worship
Karla Van Tol
Administrative Secretary
Wally Wolthuizen
Custodian
Twyla Vogel
Financial Secretary/Bookkeeper
John Swoyer
Visitation Elder