836 E 8th St, Holland, MI  616.396.5988

Staff & Leaders

Ron Dykstra

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Julia VanderVeen

Julia joined the Holland Heights Church Staff in December of 2008 with a love for children and a desire see them grow in their relationship with Christ and His church.  She is constantly blessed by the children and by the work of volunteers who generously share their time, efforts, resources, and talents at church. Julia […]

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Sara Arent

My name is Sara Arent and I am the Middle School Youth Director.  My husband, Bill, and I have been married for just over 18 years and have 3 children—Andrew (16), Emma (14) and Annalise (10).  We have been members of Holland Heights for just over 10 years.  I started volunteering as a youth leader in the fall […]

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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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Landon Townsend

My name is Landon Townsend, and I am the Worship Coordinator at Holland Heights. I am a graduate of Grace Bible College from the Worship Arts program with a Bachelor of Music and a minor in Bible and Theology. I am married to my college sweetheart Morgan, who also graduated from Grace in music ministry. […]

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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 in Accounting from Calvin College. She and her husband Matthew have two young children, Carolyn and Owen. She enjoys going for walks and bike rides, playing with her kids, sewing, and organizing.

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