Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Brad Bartelmay

Senior Pastor

Brad was born and raised in the greater Youngstown, Ohio area and is a graduate of Youngstown State University with a degree in Geology and of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois with a Master of Divinity degree.  He is an ordained elder in the United Methodist and a past recipient of the Denman … Read More


Tania Dozeman

Associate Pastor

It is my privilege and honor to be appointed to serve as your new Associate Pastor.  I am a Probationary Elder in the United Methodist Church and received my Master’s of Divinity degree at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in May of 2018.  I have an undergraduate degree from Hope College and a master’s degree in … Read More

Dr. Lloyd Helder, MD

Parish Visitor

I grew up on a small dairy farm between Holland and Zeeland. I attended Hope College between am and pm milking. I graduated from the University of Michigan Medical  School. Early during my pediatric residing in Grand Rapids, I met my wife Cindy.  Following two years of Pediatric practice in the United States Air Force, our … Read More

Kent Jagnow

Treasurer and Financial Secretary

Married to Mary. Have 4 children, 8 grandchildren. Joined the church in 1999 or 2000. Have served on Staff Parish, Finance, Building and Land Use Committees. Served in the United States Air Force from 1962 to 1966. Served at several bases in the US as well as a time in Saudi Arabia. Graduated from Western Mich. Univ. … Read More

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Colleen Bajema

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Hello, I’m glad to be coordinating programs for children: birth to 5th Grade. I graduated from Hope College and hold a Master’s Degree from Purdue University in elementary education. I have worked as an Elementary Ministry Coordinator and have taught children in both regular and special education. I’ve enjoyed serving many … Read More

LuAnne Stanley-Hook

Director of Youth Ministries.

Hi! My name is LuAnne Stanley Hook, and I am the Director of Youth Ministries. I am married, have 2 teen sons, and lived in 3 other states before moving to Michigan. I love chocolate, coffee, reading good books, nature, traveling and working with our FUMC youth! … Read More

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David Newton

Worship Arts, Driector

David Newton joined the staff of FUMC Holland in 2004. Before coming to FUMC he served churches in Illinois and is a graduate of Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary. At FUMC, he oversees all aspects of worship arts including music, dance, drama, design and visual arts. David is a seasoned musician who enjoys hanging out in … Read More

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Julia Colingsworth

Organist/Chancel Choir Director

Julia became, at age nine, the Sunday School accompanist at her home church, Kalamazoo First Methodist. Six years later she began her career as a church organist at Parchment and has been a church organist and choir director ever since. She double majored at WMU in Elementary Education and Music Education, and later went back … Read More