Staff/Leadership

Staff/Leadership

Pastor Mark Bouslog
Senior Pastor

Pastor Mark has a passion for preaching the Word of God, sharing the gospel with all ethnicities, and making disciples. 

Pastor Mark and Lori came to Jenison Bible in August 2017. They have two children, Ashtyn and Stephen. Prior ministries include several years in Maryland as an administrative pastor as well as senior pastor positions in Maryland, Illinois, and North Carolina.

View Pastor Mark's Philosophy of Ministry 

(How do you pronounce his last name? Think "house-log" but start with a "B".)


Rev. Lee Buer
Visitation Pastor

Besides visiting our shut-ins and senior saints, Pastor Buer also assists in our Sunday services and co-teaches a Sunday School class. 

Lee and Joan returned to Jenison Bible Church in July 2008. Previously they served as our Senior Pastor from 1974-1990. During the in-between years, they served the Lord as a college administrator and a mission director. Married for more than 50 years, they are parents of three, grandparents to ten, and great-grandparents to four.

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Charlie Grimaldi
Youth Pastor

Charlie has been our Youth Pastor since December of 1996.  He and Becky have been married over 30 years and have three adult children: Jenny (Ryan), Jody (Aaron), and Josh (Mindy), and seven grandchildren.

Pastor Charlie's well-known saying is: Defend yourself . . . be in the Word . . and pray.


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Trinka Jeffery
Administrator

Trinka has been our administrator since January 2015 and has worked in the Jenison Bible office since 1995. She keeps our ministry leaders and church staff well organized. She also coordinates volunteer receptionists. Trinka is our rock in church administration. 

In her free time, Trinka enjoys walks and reading good books. She also has a small business restoring leather and cloth-bound books.

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Nancy Skoglund
Bookkeeper

Since January 2009, Nancy has been Jenison Bible's part-time bookkeeper. She and her husband, Van, have been members of Jenison Bible since 1996.  They have been married 35 years and have three adult children: Melissa, Abigail, and Nick (Molly) and two grandchildren. Nancy and Van also co-chair the Missions committee.

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Tom Olson
Financial Secretary

Tom has been on staff at Jenison Bible Church since January 2008 and serves as our part-time Financial Secretary.  He and his wife, Virgie, have been married over 40 years and have three married children and nine grandchildren. They have been members of Jenison Bible Church for more than 25 years and Tom has also served several terms as an elder.


 

Linda Bouma
Custodian

Linda has attended Jenison Bible since the age of 12 and has served as custodian for over 30 years. She and her husband, Bruce, have been married for more than 40 years. They have a son, Jeremy (Melinda), and a daughter, Cassandra (Jason) and two grandchildren. Linda also teaches an elementary Sunday school class.

 

Diane Blok
Custodian

Diane has been on staff at Jenison Bible since January of 2008. She and Tony have been married over 35 years and have three adult children: David (Amanda), Ryan, and Renae (David). They also have three grandchildren. You'll find both of them serving behind the scenes at most events and programs happening at Jenison Bible.

 

Gordon Brinks
Facilities Manager

Gordon keeps on top of preventative maintenance and the operations details in our buildings and grounds. Gord is a retired plumber by trade and has been a member of JBC since 2008. He and his wife, Carlyn, have been married more than 50 years. They have two married daughters and five grandchildren. Gordon also serves on the safety committee, is a member of the choir, and serves as an usher.

 

Jessica Steele
Custodian

Jessica has been a part-time custodian at Jenison Bible since 2017. She and her husband, Mike, have four children in elementary and high school. Besides being a homeschool mom, she also teaches 4s-K Sunday school, a Children's church class, and she serves on the Missions Committee. The whole family is active in many events and ministries at Jenison Bible.


 

Pastor Leon Buck
Pastor Emeritus

Pastor Buck had a full career as pastor of several churches in Michigan and Illinois. After retiring from full-time pastoring, he and Gerry began attending Jenison Bible and was our part-time visitation pastor from 1996 to 2008. Leon had a love for God's Word and sharing the Gospel. He also had a great memory for stories that included intricate details of people and places. Now in his 90s, with dementia slowly eroding his memory, he and Gerry still faithfully attend as often as possible.

 

Joe Smith
Pastor Emeritus

Pastor Joe was the first pastor of Jenison Bible when we were just beginning as a church. He and Nancy helped us get established and grow from 1970 - 1974. Then the Lord moved them to other churches, church plants, and a Christian college with a full career of ministering God's Word and making disciples. Nancy is now with the Lord. Several years ago, Joe moved back to Hudsonville and is still active in developing training and certification programs for medical chaplains through IFCA International. He attends Jenison Bible regularly and occasionally teaches Sunday school or Wednesday night prayer meeting.