Pastor | Mike Metten
Pastor Mike is a West Michigan born & raised outdoorsman who has blessed Rejoice richly by joining our team in November of 2014. Mike moved to LeMars with his wife of 18 years, Tricia, and five children after serving ten years in Youth Ministry and completing his Masters of Divinity degree from Western Theological Seminary. While serving as the Pastor of Rejoice; you can also find Mike playing or coaching sports, spending quality time outdoors, or enjoying a cup of Joe with friends. As the Pastor of Rejoice, he hopes that you will find we are a group of people that are open about our struggles, our hope, and our faith in Christ.
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The Lord, your God, is in your midst, a warrior who gives victory; he will rejoice over you with gladness, he will renew you in his love; he will exult over you with loud singing. (Zephaniah 3:17)
Director of Worship | Casey Langeland
Another Michigan native, Casey Langeland, graces our Rejoice Ministry Team as the Director of Worship. With experience playing guitar, bass guitar, and singing; he uses his passions to lead our congretation through spirit and heart felt worship. Inviting those around him to worship in unity while giving it all God. In Casey's spare time you can find him enjoying the outdoors with his wife, Tessa, and their three boys. Being a mechanic for many years has been a driving force in his passions for vehicles, dirt bikes, mountain bikes, motorcycles, and much more!
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Director of Congregational Care | Kyle Crist
Counseling in his many capacities, Kyle Crist fulfills our role as Director of Congregational Care. As a transplant to Iowa from Pennslyvania; he has blessed our church with a vast background of counseling through suicide, addiction, anxiety, depression, marriage, and much more. Using an integrative approach to counseling, you will find techniques include biblical counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused, interpersonal therapy, mindfullness-based practices, and narrative therapy.
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“This is what the LORD says— he who made a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters,” Isaiah 43:16, 18-19
Administrator | Cathy DeBoer
Cathy, a long time member of Rejoice, fulfills our administrator role at Rejoice with a grateful heart. Cathy and her husband, Todd, of 38+ years have blest our community with two children and three grandchildren. In Cathy's free time you can find her fullfilling the grandparent role through cheering on the grandkids at activities or cooking them something special in the kitchen.
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Bookkeeper | Angie Sherrill
Facility Manager | Russ Hobson
"The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ." Ephesians 4:11-12
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