Meet the Team

chili-cookoffThe staff of The Community is dedicated to empowering the people of Ada to live out our mission. To do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with God.  Our focus is on building positive relationships with each other, and the people we serve.  We believe that a healthy staff leads to a healthy congregation.  That’s why we strive for a good balance of work, family, and fun.




  • Philip Dezern

    Director of Children and Youth Ministries

  • Paul and Julie Wesselink

    Directors of Music and Art

  • Sheila Kyllonen

    Office Administrator

  • Mara Joy Norden

    Senior Minister

Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions: Phone – 616-676-1032  Email –