Taren Durham

Staff Accountant

Taren is responsible to provide professional bookkeeping and accounting in support of the Associate Pastor, Treasurer and Financial Secretary.

Kimberly Korpak

Pastoral Assistant

Kimberly offers administrative support to the pastoral staff. She also oversees and coordinates our Hospitality volunteers.

Michelle Bennett

Communications Coordinator

Michelle oversees communication including website management, bulletin, social media, graphic design and print materials. She is also responsible for welcoming visitors and newcomers to Thornapple and connecting them with the life of our church.

Angel Baum

Office Assistant

Angel works in the front office overseeing many of the details necessary to keep the day to day operations of the church running smoothly.

Lisa Udell

Minister to Children

Lisa works with Lynne McLaughlin to plan and implement all aspects of our ministry to children from newborn through 5th grade.

Lynne McLaughlin

Minister to Children Interim Pastor of Community Life

Lynne works with Lisa Udell to plan and implement all aspects of our ministry to children from newborn through 5th grade and as Interim Pastor of Community Life, she oversees and coordinates adult small groups, women’s ministry and congregational care.

Linda Winer

Director of Middle School Ministry

Linda oversees our Middle School Student Ministry, including Sunday morning classes and Wednesday evening gatherings.

Peter Ek

Minister to Students

Peter oversees ministry to high school students, helping them develop their leadership skills and setting the foundation for Christian faith that will carry them into adulthood.

Michael Weller

Minister of Worship Arts

Michael prepares for and leads the congregation in faithful, meaningful and engaging worship.

Andrew Vanover

Associate Pastor

Andrew’s work includes equipping ministries, leading in the areas of administration, implementation of the church vision and adult formation.