About the Pastors

Pastor Jim Goldschmeding joined our church staff as our lead pastor in 2008 after many years of experience as a pastor, chaplain, and a professor at Kuyper College. As Lead Pastor, he does most of the preaching and outreach, and guides our staff. He is a graduate of Alma College, Western Theological Seminary, and received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Seminary. Pastor Jim and his wife, Sue, were married in 1977 and have 4 children. Jim enjoys baseball and outdoor activities with his family.

Pastor Howard Moths joined the church staff as our associate minister in 1985 after serving a church in Bradenton, FL. His work focuses on Christian discipleship, pastoral care, and administration. He is a graduate of Northwestern College in NW Iowa and Western Theological Seminary. Pastor Howard and his wife, Pam, were married in 1978 and have 3 children. Howard enjoys the arts and technology and tries to keep up with his active family.