Staff & Leaders

Ron Dykstra

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Julia VanderVeen

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Sara Arent

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Julie Phillips

Julie has a Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan. She has over 10 years of experience working in non-profits with a focus on housing, as well as volunteer experience in church middle school and high school youth programs. She lives in Holland with her husband, Joel, and three children Kyper, Anya, and […]

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Wendie Freriks

Wendie joined the Holland Heights Church team in August 2016. She attended Holland Christian High School graduating in 1995 and attended both Trinity Christian College and Calvin College. She has been married to her husband, Jeremy, for almost 18 years and they have 4 children ranging in age from 16 to 3 years old. Wendie’s favorite part […]

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Kathy Fylstra

Kathy has been the receptionist at Holland Heights Church for 14 years and also works part-time at Zeeland Christian Schools as a CLC aide. Kathy and her husband, John, have 3 grown daughters Breanna (who lives in Nashville, TN), Kayla, and Becca (currently at Cornerstone University). Kathy enjoys going for walks, reading, scrapbooking, traveling, and playing […]

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Megan Hellenthal

Megan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language Arts and is on the Holland Heights Church team as an Administrative Assistant. She lives in Holland Heights with her husband, Dan, and two sons Samuel (7) and Isaiah (3). She enjoys camping and spending time in the backyard with her family and reading.

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John Fylstra

John has been on the Holland Heights Church team for over 25 years, and also works at Haworth. He and his wife, Kathy, have 3 grown daughters. He enjoys all sports, playing games, going for walks, and playing with their dog.

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Amanda DeVries

Amanda has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Calvin College. She and her husband Matthew have a daughter, Carolyn (1 1/2 years old) and another child coming in June. She enjoys going for walks and bike rides, crafts and sewing, and organizing.

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