Pastor of Worship and Spiritual Development

Dan Jongsma has just recently become our Pastor of Worship and Spiritual Development here at Hope Reformed Church in 2017. He brings with him 30 years of ministry passion and experience and has served in 4 other churches. Dan has a Bachelors degree in History and Secondary Education from Calvin College and his Masters of Divinity and Church Education from Calvin Seminary.

Dan and his wife of over 38 years, Gloria, have three grown children: Michelle, Lisa, and Julie. They also have one beautiful little granddaughter named Delilah.

Gloria has most recently worked part-time as a Medical Assistant at a doctor’s office and served as a Co-Director of Small Group Ministries. Together they enjoy reading, biking, camping, and traveling together.

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Pastor Dan’s Installation Service – October 29, 2017






Pastor of Family and Community Life

Kevin Sanders was born and raised in the Westwood neighborhood of Kalamazoo. He has a Bachelors degree in English and Elementary Education from Grand Valley State University and his Masters of Divinity from Western Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 2014, has served in college ministry at WMU and came to Hope Reformed Church in 2016 as our Pastor of Family and Community Life. Kevin loves to cook, cheer on the Pistons, read lengthy books, and play board games.

Meg (short for Mary) is from Grand Rapids and came to Kalamazoo to work at Bethany Christian Services where she was previously a Foster Care Licensing Specialist and currently an Adoption Specialist after receiving her degree in social work from Grand Valley State University. Meg loves to bake, craft, hike, and consistently beats Kevin in board games.

Kevin and Meg celebrated 5 years of Marriage in 2017, have a wonderful son named Miles, and together they love welcoming others into their home and sharing a meal together around a table.

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