Belonging, purpose, and value cannot be accomplished on one’s own, but must come through involvement in a community. What better community for this to happen in, than the people of God?
Worked for CRC Home Missions in Utah and California for six years after college. Have lived in Pella since 1972. Taught at Pella Christian High for 16 years, was Ministry Coordinator at First CRC, Pella for eight years, was Administrator of a 150 apartment senior complex for 11 years and still manage an apartment building for low-income seniors part-time. Ruth, my wife of 50 years became disabled by disease in 1974. We have three adult children with spouses, seven grand children and one great grand child.
My hobbies inclcude woodworking, antique furnitrue restoration, perennial gardening and music. I have two vocal recordings of hymns: Lead Me Home (1999), and Glory Be To Jesus (2010).