Pastor Dirk Miedema, Senior Pastor

Dirk Miedema was ordained to the ministry in the Christian Reformed Church in 1981 and has spent his entire ministry serving churches in South Western Ontario. He has Masters of Divinity Degree from Calvin Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Preaching from Westminster Theological Seminary in California. He has a diploma in Addictions Studies from McMaster University, and a diploma in Conflict Resolution in Faith Communities from Conrad Grebel University. He is married to Grace Kloosterman and has four grown children, two of them married. He and Grace are also proud grandparents of three grandchildren. He enjoys living in the “banana belt” of Ontario where there is a longer motorcycling season. He rides a 2002 Kawasaki Vulcan Nomad, 1500 cc, and is a member of The Christian Motorcyclists Association.

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Pastor Louis Bosma, Pastor of Congregational Life

Pastor Bosma grew up on a family owned dairy farm in Northwestern Ontario in a little town called Emo. After attending the University of Guelph, he worked in landscape construction for a period of time before entering full time ministry. He has been in active ministry for over twenty years, serving churches in Clinton and Aylmer, Ontario, where he currently serves as Pastor of Congregational Life. Interestingly, both he and Rev. Miedema served together in Clinton and are again ministry partners in Aylmer. Pastor Bosma is married to Penny and together they have been blessed with four children. He loves the outdoors and particularly enjoys cycling. In 2008, he was privileged to cycle the entire Sea to Sea Tour from Seattle to Jersey City.

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Rose Saarloos, Youth Director

Rose has been involved in Youth Ministry at Aylmer CRC for many, many years. She is very excited about her new role as Youth Director and encourages all teens to come and check out Youth Group and Teen Club. She loves being the mom of 5 great kids and “Mrs. Rose” to lots of of fun and energetic teens!

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Teresa Janssen, Office Administrator

Teresa Janssen has lived in Aylmer since 1991 and has been the Office Administrator at Aylmer CRC since 2003. She grew up in Newmarket, Ontario and spent a few years living in Barrie after she married her husband, Bernie. Together they have been blessed with three children. In her spare time, she loves to read and travel.

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 – 12:30
Telephone: (519) 773 3025
Facsimile: (519) 773 3043

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Bill & Mavis Mulder, Church Custodians

Bill Mulder grew up on a family owned dairy farm in Mossley, Ontario and moved to Aylmer in 1993 and has been a member of the Aylmer Christian Reformed Church since 1981. He worked at Ingersoll Fasteners for over 32 years before the plant closed in 2009. Bill joined the staff at Aylmer CRC in October of 2010 as the custodian along with his wife, Mavis. Mavis grew up in Smithers, BC. She works in London full time as an office administrator and assists Bill as needed. Mavis was a founding member of Fellowship CRC in St. Thomas, ON and joined the Aylmer CRC after her marriage to Bill. Bill and Mavis have been married for 5 years, have seven children between them and are looking forward to welcoming their 6th grandchild this summer.  In their spare time Bill and Mavis enjoy live theatre and traveling.