Rev. Tim Holwerda is the Senior Pastor of Bauer Christian Reformed Church. Born in Michigan and raised in Indiana and for three years in Nigeria, Rev. Holwerda received his Master of Divinity from Calvin Theological Seminary. Prior to his arrival at Bauer, he served in two capacities as a missionary to the Philippines, 9 years as a church planter among an un-reached people, and 5 years as the field director for Christian Reformed World Missions, Philippines. His theme verse is Ezra 7:10. He and his wife, Tammy, have 4 children: Emily, Ryan, Lauren and Rachele.
Pastor Dale VanderVeen-Assistant to the Pastor
Pastor Dale joined the staff at Bauer CRC in 2010. He is a retired CRC Pastor, and has served congregations in California, Washington State, Illinois, and Michigan during his 40 years of ministry. He is married to Edith and they have 3 children: Cindy, Tim and Jen; as well as 6 grandchildren.
Brian began work with the Bauer CRC youth group in the summer of 2012. He grew up in Illinois where he studied music and theology at Trinity Christian College before moving to Michigan. He married his wife, Katie, in the spring of 2012, and together they have two kids. He enjoys games of all kinds and being outdoors.
Andrea began working in the Bauer church office in the fall of 2016. She married her husband Pete in 2005 and they stay busy with their three boys; Landon, Calvin, and Ethan. Andrea enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Tim Voss-Kid’s Hope Director
Tim Voss has been the Kid’s Hope director at Bauer CRC since 2007. He joined the staff because he has a passion for working with at risk youth, and this position allows him to work with these youth in the Allendale Elementary School District. He is married to Beth, and they have three children: Luke, Jacob, and Olivia.
Dave VanHuis-Financial Supervisor
Dave has been assisting in the management of the finances of Bauer Church since 2004. Dave joined the staff of Bauer CRC because he wanted to serve God by helping the church through his skills. Dave is married to Nan and together they have 3 children and 8 grandchildren who they enjoy spending time with.