Pastor Steve Bierly: has been at American Reformed Church since August of 1998. His ministry focus is on helping people fall in love with God and his Word. He also loves encouraging and preparing believers to be Christ's body in the world. Pastor Steve has written six books and is an editorialist for Sunday School Guide. He and his wife, Deborah, have a married son and daughter-in-law, and a married daughter and son-in-law. They have also been blessed with a grandson. Pastor Steve's hobbies are walking, NBA basketball, comic book collecting, and enjoying and analyzing TV shows, movies, and other aspects of pop culture. To contact Pastor Steve you can call him at 712-439-1719 (office) / 712-439-2223 (home), or email him at [email protected] (home) / [email protected](office).
Donna Wallenburg: is a long-time member of ARC who is very active in the congregation. Nine years ago, Donna became the go-to-gal at ARC as the church secretary. In this position, Donna has a knack for keeping the church organized. Donna and her husband, Brad, have been married for 27 years. They have three children- Brittney, Riley and Carter- who keep them very busy with day to day life! The Wallenburg family appreciates worshiping at ARC and spending time together as a family.
Eric Schafer: He ministers to the youth at ARC. Eric grew up on a farm 4 miles south of Boyden. Graduated from Boyden Hull and upon Graduating attend College at Northwestern with a major in Christian Education and Youth Ministry. Since graduating college in 2016 has been in the ministry in Garner, Iowa. He has had fun teaching and leading kids to a relationship with Jesus Christ through many different forms of ministry. He is also attending Northwestern for Elementary Education.
Mary Van Wyk: Mary is the new Worship Coordinator here at ARC. She grew up in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin and currently is majoring in Worship Arts at Dordt College. Music has been a passion of hers ever since she was young and has been leading worship the past 8 years for various Dordt services, kids camps, churches, and missions organizations. The Lord has put compassion on her heart to train and equip those who have the calling to serve in ministry. In her spare time, she loves to write music, photograph weddings and people, and read. Mary is looking forward to joining the ARC family.