Synod StaffServing the 7 Classes of the Synod of the Heartland
Synod of the Heartland Ministry Coordinator
Serves as a leader, encourager and team-builder for our congregations and staff. Each month Tom sends out an informational email. You can read some recent editions here. If you would like to receive these emails, please use the contact tab in the top menu.
Classis Leader for Central Plains
Helps Classes, congregations and leaders focus on mission, health, effectiveness, and church multiplication. Works in the areas of Leadership Development, Pastor Networks, refocusing ministries and new ministry development.
Classis Leader for East & West Sioux Classis
The E/W Sioux Classis Leader is pastor to pastors; facilitates a variety of pastor networks; and works with search teams to ensure that congregations and pastors find the best fit in times of pastoral transition. The Classis Leader is also a catalyst for multiplication, focusing on discipleship and multiplying ministries.
Regional Minister for Dakota ClassisHelps Classes, congregations and leaders focus on mission, health, effectiveness, and church multiplication. Works in the areas of Leadership Development, Pastor Networks, refocusing ministries and new ministry development.
The Shepherd of Pleasant Prairie Classis fans the flame of ministry in the twenty-one congregations, their pastors, consistories,and search teams, and encourages anyone that God may send his way. This fanning is always directed toward the vision of the Classis,That every congregation would be a thriving representation of Gods Kingdom in our communities and beyond!
Classis Leader for Central Iowa Classis
Equips and empowers pastors, churches and staff to live out their unique calling by providing encouragement, prayer and support. Mobilizes church leaders to implement effective structures, cultivate healthy decision making, and advocate for a Transformed and Transforming missional impact.
Interim Classis Leader for Minnesota Classis
Supports, resources, mentors, and coaches pastors to exercise their gifts for ministry and deploy their best strengths. Provides leadership and guidance to churches in crisis. Works with churches currently without called ministers to assist in the search process.
Director of Youth ministryServes as Director of Youth Ministries; provides leadership training and resources for youth sponsors, youth events and service projects; provides personal leadership and consultations for youth groups.
Youth Ministry Event Coordinator
Responsible for all the crucial details of record-keeping and the finances and functioning of the Synod of the Heartland. For any questions please contact her through a phone call or email.
Helps with all forms of communications for the Synod. Produces videos, website, newsletters and writes articles for RCA Today about various ministries throughout the Synod.