September 2018

Peter HoytemaPeter Hoytema

Peter Hoytema

Peter Hoytema has been a pastor for nearly 30 years and has served congregations in Ontario and New Jersey. He is currently the pastor of a congregation in Strathroy, Ontario. He is a graduate of Calvin Theological Seminary and San Francisco Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Grace, are the parents of four adult children.


October 2018

George YoungGeorge Young

George Young

George Young, a native New Yorker, worked as a taxi driver in New York City before studying to become a pastor. Then he, his wife Ruth, and their children were missionaries for many years in northeastern Japan. They worked with ministers and believers from the Reformed Church in Japan to spread the good news of salvation in Christ and ­establish new churches. Now George and Ruth are retired and live in the northeastern United States, nearer to their children and grandchildren.


November 2018

Julia VanderveenJulia Vanderveen

Julia Vanderveen

Julia Prins Vanderveen works and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband, Trevor, and their three young sons. Julia has served in campus ministry and as a copastor with Trevor at a church in Vancouver. She now works at Vancouver Christian School as its campus pastor and as a part-time teacher. Her upbringing on a farm and her passion for environmental studies has filled her with a deep love of creation and prompts her to look for ways to view the created world through the lens of Scripture.