Our Staff


Tammy and Paul BradfordPastor Paul Bradford began serving as the pastor at Pella II on August 15, 2018. Pastor Paul loves preaching, teaching, leadership, and spending time with the wonderful people at Pella II. Outside of his ministry at church, Pastor Paul enjoys reading, learning, and outdoor activities. More deeply, he loves studying and proclaiming God’s Word, and seeing lives saved and transformed by the gospel. Pastor Paul’s wife, Tammy, teaches private piano and voice lessons. She enjoys cooking, canning, flowers, singing, playing the piano, and her morning cup of coffee and quiet time with the Lord. Paul and Tammy also enjoy their weekly date night, and being with their four kids (three live in Los Angeles and one lives in Holland, MI).

Barbara Boertje DeVriesWorship Coordinator

Barbara Boertje DeVries has been serving as our Worship Coordinator since September, 2015.  She and her husband Jeff DeVries feel blessed to worship with the congregation of Pella II.  Please contact Barbara if you would like to be involved in the ministries of Adult Choir, Children’s Choir, Praise Band, Instrumental Music, Scripture Reading, and/or other kinds of worship ministry!



Ruth Van Hal has served as our church secretary for several years. She is an important part of our worship team and Secretary and Custodianshelps keep everything running. Ruth enjoys interacting with the congregation in her work. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, reading, and doing volunteer work.


Marilyn Vander Molen, with assistance of Robert Rus, is the custodian for Pella II. She keeps busy every week cleaning our church facilities and making sure everything is ready for service. When not dusting or vacuuming, Marilyn enjoys spending time with her grand kids.

Governing Board

Council President – Jim Gosselink
Vice President – Brian Van Kooten
Deacon Chair – Jacob Vaverka
Clerk – Jason Van Hal
Director of Congregational Care – Darrell Boot
Director of Operations – Shane Tukker
Pastor – Paul Bradford

Shepherding Elders

Les Nieuwsma, David Stevenson, Jon Van Woerkom, Matt Vos


Jacob Vaverka (Chair), Jamis Christensen (Vicar), Stu Bokhoven (Treasurer), Brent Van Kooten (Secretary), Will Vande Voort (Benevolence), Shane Tukker

Any of the elders listed above can be called in times of illness or death or for any other church related matter.