Our Staff

Our Staff 2019-08-13T06:18:00+00:00

Pastoral Staff

Mike Van Rees
Mike Van ReesLead Pastor
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 214
Dan Schuknecht
Dan SchuknechtExecutive Pastor
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 211
Tony Vis
Tony VisTeaching Pastor
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 210

Ministry Staff Leaders & Support Staff

Doug Applegate
Doug ApplegateDirector of Youth Ministry
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 213
Sarah Van Rees
Sarah Van ReesDirector of Ridge Kids & Family
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 222
Wendy Peterson
Wendy PetersonDirector of Preschool @ The Ridge
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 232
Allen Kincaid
Allen KincaidWorship Leader
(515) 965-1737
Mary Kohlsdorf
Mary KohlsdorfDirector of Spiritual Formation
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 224
Graham Schardt
Graham SchardtCreative Director/Producer
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 221
Julie Wiemann
Julie WiemannMinistry Development Director
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 217
Angela Derby
Angela DerbyDirector of Hospitality
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 237
Jacob Clark
Jacob ClarkProduction Director
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 210
Vicki Gladson
Vicki GladsonDirector of Care
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 226
Abbie Hansen
Abbie HansenConnection Events Coordinator
(515) 965-1737 x261
Joni Pine
Joni PineDirector of Connection
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 216
Erin German
Erin GermanFinance Manager
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 218
Suzanne Schuknecht
Suzanne SchuknechtDirector of Data and Communication
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 215
Rob Schwartz
Rob SchwartzFacility Leader
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 230
Travis Shelton
Travis SheltonFinance Ministry Leader
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 210
Cheryl Sidler
Cheryl SidlerMinistry Assistant
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 210
Leanne Vander Streek
Leanne Vander Streek Kids Hope USA Director
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 227
Kelly Wyllie
Kelly WyllieOasis Women's Group Leader
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 223
Brandy Young
Brandy YoungDirector of Young Adult and Support Groups Ministries
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 212

Ridge Kids

Sarah Van Rees
Sarah Van ReesDirector of Ridge Kids & Family
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 222
Tammy Shipley
Tammy ShipleyDirector of Early Childhood
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 231
Christy McLaughlin
Christy McLaughlinRidge Kids 3rd - 5th Director
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 225
Sara Pullen
Sara PullenDirector of SPARK
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 262
Sue Green
Sue GreenDirector of Mid-week and Summer Programs
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 219
Jill Hugen
Jill HugenChildren's Ministry and Production Administrative Coordinator
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 233
Bre Ludwig
Bre LudwigAssistant JUMP Director
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 219

Junkyard Youth

Doug Applegate
Doug ApplegateDirector of Youth Ministry
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 213
Neil Erredge
Neil ErredgeJunkyard 67 Leader
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 239
Valerie Sutphen
Valerie SutphenAssistant to the Youth Director
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 258

Preschool @ The Ridge

Wendy Peterson
Wendy PetersonDirector of Preschool @ The Ridge
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 232
Rebecca Bockart
Rebecca Bockart Five-year-old Teacher
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 245
Jeanne Hirsch
Jeanne Hirsch5-year-old Teacher
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 245
Emily Moen
Emily MoenFour-year-old Teacher
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 245
Kelly Mohrman
Kelly MohrmanThree-year-old Teacher
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 245
Alise Sunderman
Alise Sunderman3-year-old Teacher
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 245
Kristen Funkhouser
Kristen FunkhouserAfternoon Three-year-old Teacher & Morning Three-year-old Associate
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 245
Leanne Davis
Leanne DavisFour-year-old Associate
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 245
Laura Patterson
Laura PattersonThree-year-old Associate
(515) 965-1737 Ext. 245