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Staff & Leaders

Austin Vondracek

Pastor Austin Vondracek joined the Rosewood team in 2018 with an excitement to carry on Jesus’ work to reach those who are far from Jesus. Austin, his wife Leah, son Ford and daughter Helen, love getting outside and soaking up West Michigan summers as a family. As Lead Pastor, Austin preaches most Sundays, serves with…

Pastor Howard Moths

Pastor Howard Moths joined the church staff as our associate minister in 1985 after serving a church in Bradenton, FL. His work focuses on Christian discipleship, pastoral care, and administration. He is a graduate of Northwestern College in NW Iowa and Western Theological Seminary. Pastor Howard and his wife, Pam, were married in 1978 and have…

Lindsey Burkey

My name is Lindsey Burkey, and I serve as the Director of Worship at Rosewood Church. I graduated in 2015 with my Bachelor of Music in Worship Arts from Grace Christian University in Grand Rapids, and have been a part of the Rosewood family since 2017. My philosophy of worship ministry is founded on Romans…

Kaitlyn Peterson

Hi, my name is Kaitlyn Peterson and I’m the First Step Director. In this position I get to welcome visitors, plan outreach and service opportunities for Rosewood and our community,  lead programs like Mom’s Round Table, Summer of Service, and weekly community outreach gatherings. I recently took over as our Hand 2 Hand Coordinator. The…

Alisha Harman

Alisha joined our staff January 2021 and has a degree in early childhood and elementary education form Northwestern College. She also has extensive experience in Christ centered childcare and educational settings.  Alisha has also volunteered at Rosewood in many of our programs from Youth Group to Little Kids and is heavily involved in our Mom’s activities…

Tyla VanderMaas

Tyla is Rosewood’s multi-talented office and business administrator/creative director, everything from tech, website, event coordination, various clerical and business matters, and more. She is married to Brian, they have 2 children, a son, Blake, who recently graduated from High School, Class of 2020 and a daughter, Jalyssa, who passed away October 2013 at age 18.…

Brett Cullen

Brett attended Grace Christian University formerly known as Grace Bible College and he has a background in music performance, music production, digital design, and marketing. He joined our staff January 2021 as our Worship Technology Director and will oversee audio, video and media for our worship services and other events as well as train volunteers, coordinate scheduling as well as various…

Yvonne Williams

My name is Yvonne Williams and I have been a member of Rosewood for many years. I am currently on eof three sign language interpreters and a Sunday School teacher. My official role at Rosewood is the Special Needs Director and Church Disability Advocate. I am also the Regional Disability Advocate for the Greater Grand…

Graham Renkema

Graham is our Supervisor of Building and Grounds. He joined staff December 2019. He is married to Kristin and they have two children, Brianna and Logan. Their family have been members since Summer of 2019. Graham maintains our facilities and assists in all events that take place on the property.