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Greg Janke

Pastor

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Following God’s leading to accept a call to PHCRC in 2010, Greg Janke serves as the Senior Pastor responsible for leading, caring for and spiritually feeding the PHCRC congregation.  This includes primary responsibility for the preaching and teaching of God’s word, along with carrying out God’s vision for PHCRC in leading the staff and congregation.  “It is my desire to see everyone – from our youngest members to our oldest – grow in faith and in knowledge of Jesus Christ; becoming more and more like Christ each day,” says Greg.  “I hope we become the kind of congregation that welcomes everyone, reaches out in love to those who are seeking Jesus, and helps everyone become more deeply rooted in Him.”
 
Greg graduated from Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan) with a B.A. in English Literature and went on to receive a Masters of Divinity from Calvin Theological Seminary (Grand Rapids, Michigan).  In recent years he has also been working towards a Masters in Theology.  Prior to accepting the call to PHCRC, Greg spent 5 years as the Director of Enrollment at Calvin Theological Seminary.  Before that, he had served as the Senior Pastor for congregations in Crown Point, Indiana and Hudsonville, Michigan.  He and his wife Kim have three children, two of whom are married,  and five grandchildren.  In his free time, Greg enjoys reading, biking, golfing, cooking and spending time with his family.

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Timothy Toeset

Pastor of Care and Administration

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After forty years in ministry Tim Toeset retired and moved to South Holland, Il to be closer to family. When contacted about working part-time at PHCRC he believed that was God's leading. As the Pastor of Care and Administration his responsibilities include visiting members of the congregation who are home-bound or hospitalized or who experience other situations. Tim will also preach occasionally.

Tim received a B.A. from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights with a major in psychology. He received a Masters of Divinity from Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI. Tim has pastored congregations in New York, Iowa, Arizona, California, Washington and Montana. He is father to five children and seven grandchildren.

 

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Vicki Duh

Administrative Assistant

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For seven years, Vicki Duh served PHCRC as custodian, helping to maintain the buildings while also setting up for the ministries and cleaning up after them. Then, in 2008, Vicki stepped into the role of administrative assistant where she assists staff, provides for congregation members, and also serves the general public. “One of the things that first brought us to PHCRC was the sense of family that we felt when we attended worship services or other areas of ministry,” Vicki said, reflecting on what she feels is unique about the church.

 Vicki received her associate’s degree from Moraine Valley Community College and has 4 daughters, which one of them is married.

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Lisa Otto

Comptroller

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Lisa joined the staff of Palos Heights Christian Reformed Church in August of 2012.  As Comptroller, her primary responsibilities include managing the fiscal and human resource needs of the church to facilitate good stewardship of our resources.  Some of her duties include contribution tracking, payroll, accounts payable, reimbursement requests, and managing the general ledger. 

 She graduated from Calvin College in 2003 with a B.A. in Business.  She is married to Mike and they have three children.  In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, walking, and reading.

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Kim Stoub

Preschool/Elementary Student Ministry Lead

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Kim looks forward to her new position as the Elementary Student Ministry Lead. Kim was the Director of Palos Christian Preschool from 2015-2020. She also taught at the preschool since 2013. She began her teaching career at a Daycare in 1997 but then stayed home to be with her first born child in 2002. During the years of having premature babies, she helped out at Sunday school, VBS and babysitting in her home. Kim has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from St. Xavier University.


Kim and her husband, Mike have 3 children and attend Palos Heights Christian Reformed Church.   Kim is active in VBS, Gem’s Girls Club and small group Bible Study. 

Kim enjoys scrapbooking, reading, quiet time in Bible study and watching her kids play sports. She also enjoys family vacations with swimming, fishing and connecting with the family.

One of Kim’s favorite Bible verses is Proverbs 22:6, "Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. "

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Janet Novak

Nursery Coordinator

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Janet joined PHCRC along with her Mom, Dorothy, in 2015 and then stepped into the role of Nursery Coordinator in 2019.  She enjoys to read books and work with children.  Janet also works in the dining services at Trinity Christian College.  She has a big heart and loves to help people out.

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Reagan Wigboldy

Middle School Student Ministry Lead

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Reagan is thrilled to begin her role as the Middle School Student Ministry Lead. She worked for three summers with Middle School students at Camp Manitoqua, and is happy to embrace a role in youth ministry again.

She graduated from DePaul in March of 2020 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 3D Animation and is now working at Tuthill Corporation as a Digital Designer. When she's not working on 3D models, Reagan enjoys rock climbing, backpacking, and tabletop roleplay games.

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Calvin Handoko

High School Youth Group Lead

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Calvin is currently attending Trinity Christian College, finishing up his senior year. He is also part of the 5-year M. Div program with Northern Seminary. In his free time, Calvin enjoys hammocking, jamming on a guitar, and playing any types of sports. “Youth Ministry has been in my heart since the very beginning and I’m very excited to lead our high school youth group!”

 

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