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Brad Stolman - Senior Pastor

Brad has been on staff at DCF since September of 2004, having served as the Director of Youth Ministry, Worship, and Family Ministry.  He was ordained in the Christian Reformed Church and became DCF's Senior Pastor in November of 2019, after completing his Masters of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary.  Brad's undergraduate studies were at Calvin University, where he studied Business Finance.  Brad has a passion for reaching Dearborn and the surrounding communities with the gospel of Jesus Christ and helping people grow as disciples of Jesus. 

He is married to his amazing wife and best friend, Lisa, and they have four boys: Isaac, Andrew, Caleb and Aaron. In his free time he enjoys reading, hiking, watching movies, and playing sports with his boys!

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Mike Bonser - Discipleship and Outreach Pastor

Mike has 20 years of youth ministry experience in Detroit and Denver and has a master's degree from Moody Seminary. Mike has been married to his wife Robyn since 1989 and they have 2 adult sons - Luke and Joel. As a family they love to camp, hike and ski, while Mike enjoys reading, and playing sports and cycling.  Trips to Mexico and Brazil with groups have been a highlight from their past ministries, and Mike and Robyn were a part of Forever One - a marriage enrichment ministry for almost 10 years.

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Justin Makowski - Director of Worship & Family Ministries

Justin joined the DCF staff in 2017 and is grateful for the opportunity to serve in the church he grew up in. He and his wife Elly have been married since 2015 and enjoy singing together, playing volleyball, and sharing meals with others.  Justin studied Music Theory and Youth Ministry while at Hope College and is passionate about helping people grow in their joy in Christ and using their gifts in worship.

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Brennen Westra - Alive Middle School Director

Brennen joined the DCF staff in 2019 and is overjoyed to serve in a ministry he grew up in within the church. He enjoys experiencing the outdoors for hiking, games of any kind, and water skiing in his spare time. Brennen works as a Controls Engineer full time and is passionate about serving his church with Christ and other passionate volunteers.

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Melanie Horger - Administrative Assistant

Melanie became the Administrative Assistant at DCF in December 2016. She loves serving her church family in this role. Melanie got married in September 2015 to her husband Matt. Matt and Melanie love to do anything in the outdoors including fishing, hiking, and photography. Matt and Melanie have two boys, Aaron and Benjamin. Melanie feels so blessed to be a boy mom!

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