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Ministries

Children and Youth Ministries

Education Elder: Tom Zwart

Superintendent:  Hannah Smolders                                  

Asst. Superintendent:  Amanda Friedrichsen                  

Treasurer:  Nate Landman    

Asst. Treasurer:  Brad Oostra

Time:  10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Schedule:  September 11 to May 21

Age for starting Sunday School:  3½ years by the start of the Sunday School year, or the first of January and out of diapers.  Starting times would be the first of September or January.

For girls 2nd through 8th Grade

Time:  7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

             Monday (1st & 3rd of the month)

Schedule:  September through April

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Head Counselor:  Kristi Van Voorst       

Co-Head Counselor: Rachel Van Roekel

Treasurer:  Jolene Horstman 

 

Counselors:

2nd Grade

Linda Altena, Lisa Doelman

3rd Grade

Megan Punt

4th & 5th  Grade

April Kooi, Christy Zeutenhorst

6th  Grade

Amy Yoerger, Rachel Terpstra

 7th & 8th Grade

Kelsi Noteboom, Jami Sandbulte

Craft Counselors:  Anita Van Ravenhorst, Fonda Post

Prayer Friends:  Mary Lou Verburg, Vicki Fischer, Janae Rau, Cheryl Lange, Dittie Houtkooper, Helen Vande Vegte, Pam Van Roekel 

Kitchen:  Anita, Asheyla,  Rashaylee & Shanelle Soodsma

Extra Hands/Sub:  Sue Noteboom

Substitute:  Amy Davelaar or Brynn Van Voorst

 

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  • The mission of GEMS Girls’ Club is to help bring girls into a living, dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • We strive to carry out our mission through meeting twice a month for Bible study, crafts, and badge work.
  • For more information or to sign up, please contact Head Counselor, Kristi Van Voorst.

For boys 2nd through 8th Grade

 

Time:  7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

             Monday (1st & 3rd of the month)

 

Schedule:  September through April

 

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Head Counselor:  Steve Sandbulte                       

 

Counselors: 

Seth Haverhals

Josh Leusink

Henry A. Wolfswinkel

Tony Madsen

Austin Sandbulte

 

   

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  • The Cadets Mission Statement: Helping boys to grow more Christlike in all areas of life.
  • A typical night includes the Cadets’ motto, hymn, code, pledge, prayer, Bible study, crafts and badge work.
  • If you are interested in joining Cadets please contact Head Counselor, Steve Sandbulte.

 

 

K-12th Grade

Time: 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Schedule: Every Wednesday night Sept. 7 - Dec. 7

                                                      and Jan. 4 - Mar. 15

 

Purpose of Wednesday Nights:

To study God’s Word and dig into scripture so we can stand strong in God’s truth when the winds of the world blow on us.

 

Curriculum:  ABC - (Answers Bible Curriculum)

 

 

COORDINATOR:  Tom Zwart

 

 

TEACHERS:

KINDERGARTEN - Nathaniel Room

Helen Vande Vegte     

 

1st & 2nd GRADE - Paul Room

Alicia Wolfswinkel 

 

 3rd  & 4th GRADE - Thaddeus Room

Kristi Segar 

 

5th  & 6th GRADE - James Room

Rebecca Banks 

 

7th & 8th GRADE - Ruth Room

Bradyn Van Voorst            

 

9th & 10th GRADE - Jr. RCYF Room

Jared Terpstra   

 

11th & 12th GRADE - Sr. RCYF Room

Nate Van Ginkel           

Scott Van Kekerix 

 

 

 

Time:               6:30 p.m. Sunday evenings

Schedule:         September through May

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For 7th & 8th grade    Meet in Jr. RCYF Room

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Sponsors:

Shawn & Jami Sandbulte (2020 - ’23)     

Tom and Edan Bomgaars (2021 - ’24)

Dan and Danica DeMeester (2022-'25) 

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Vision Statement:

Our vision is to be senders of youth into the world, who are on mission for God, equipped to grow in their faith and connected to the body of Christ.

In RCYF we meet regularly as young people to teach scriptures and to serve; all through group time and participating in various fundraisers and outings.

Time:               6:30 p.m. Sunday evenings

Schedule:         September through May

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For all High School students     Meet in Sr. RCYF Room

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Sponsors:

Tim & Julie Bomgaars (2020-’23) 

Beau Van Voorst (2020-’23) 

Brad & Kayti Beukelman (2021-’24) 

Barry & Kelly Van Kekerix (2022-'25)

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Vision Statement:

Our vision is to be senders of youth into the world, who are on mission for God, equipped to grow in their faith and connected to the body of Christ.

In RCYF we meet regularly as young people to teach scriptures and to serve; all through group time and participating in various fundraisers and outings.

Adult Ministries

1st & 3rd Wednesday

    7:00 p.m. in the Chapel

Led by an elder 

2nd & 4th Wednesday

    7:30 a.m. in the Consistory Room 

Men of all ages are welcome to come and pray with us.

The purpose of Carmel Women’s Ministry

TO GLORIFY GOD

 

We as Carmel Church Women unite in

Devoting ourselves to Jesus Christ,

Discipling one another in love,

Developing a responsibility for mission

through the enabling power of the HOLY SPIRIT

 

2022 WOMEN’S MINISTRIES EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

President: Melinda Nibbelink

 

Decorating Coordinator: Jayden Pieper 

Decorating Assistant: Becky Vanden Brink

 

Secretary: Tammy Ronning

 

Treasurer: Linda Valentine 

 

Service:

Carmen Maassen

Tonia Woudstra

Teresa Sandbulte

Nancy Smolders

                                                       

Librarians:

Heidi Vande Zandschulp (Head Librarian)

Jan De Jong

Nicole Vanden Brink

 

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Deb Vander Weide ’22  Alicia Wolfswinkel ’22

Kayti Beukelman ’23     Nikki Bomgaars ’23

Kasi Boneschans ’24      Kelly Van Kekerix ’24

 

 

 

Each of the above offices is for a two year term, except for the Nominating Committee, which is a three year term. All newly elected officer’s terms begin the first of the year.

Women's Life vision is to develop a caring community of women devoted to Christ and our purpose is to encourage spiritual growth and build deep and caring relationships with a Christ-centered focus. 

We organize Bible studies and events throughout the year to help women grow spiritually and build community within the body of Carmel. 

 

Join us!

 

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Our Marriage Ministry is designed to enrich the lives of couples and those engaged to be married.  It can build opportunities for couples to experience community through different stages of marriage. This can be done through small groups,  Bible study classes, and events.  

By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. — Proverbs 24:3,4

We meet on the 3rd Sunday night in the Moses Room after the evening service.

If you have any questions please contact the church office.  

“For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

 

Purpose:                     

-Get to know your church family

-Food and fellowship time with church family

 

Who is it for?            

-EVERYONE!...young and old

-Single, married, families, members, Carmel church friends

 

How often do we meet?

-Our goal would be for groups to meet 4 times over the next 6 months

 

Where do we meet?     

-Wherever you want: homes, restaurants, church, parks, etc.

 

What do we do?          

-Share a meal and fellowship

 

What about the kids?  

-Kids are welcome!

 

**Any questions contact: Beth Te Grotenhuis, Wally Valentine,

Tom & Misty Zwart or the Church office**

22:6 is a group of Carmel Church families coming together to support Christian Education tuition.  Carmel’s diversity is spread out to several different communities and six different Christian Schools.

**Contact Eric and Rachel Van Roekel or Jared and Rachel Terpstra for more information.