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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…

Kaitlyn Peterson

Hi, my name is Kaitlyn Peterson and I’m the First Step Director. Prior to becoming the First Steps Director, I was the Kids Ministry Director at Rosewood. In that role I was able to plan many outreach events and welcome new families to Rosewood. Through that experience God opened the door for this position. I…

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…

Elizabeth Ringel

Hey! My name is Elizabeth, and I’m the new Director of Student Ministries for 6th-12th grade youth. I found my love of ministry during college where I studied psychology, youth ministry, and dance at Hope and counseled at Camp Barakel during the summers. Besides ministry and dance, I also love playing games, hiking at National…

Tyla VanderMaas

Tyla is Rosewood’s multi-talented office manager, everything from tech, website, event coordination, various clerical 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. When she’s not working she…

Marie Osborn

Marie joined our staff February 2021 as our Business Administrator. Marie has three children ages 6, 8, and 11 and lives in Hudsonville. She attended Northwood University where she majored in Automotive Aftermarket Management, Automotive Marketing, and Business Management. She coaches junior high girls’ basketball as well as serves as the Executive Director of the…

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…

Abbigail Kwantes

Abbigail and her husband and 2 young daughters joined Rosewood in 2019. Abbigail recently took over as our Hand 2 Hand Coordinator. The program provides food on the weekends for students in need who attend Rosewood Elementary in Jenison. Our church also provides extra support with groceries around the holidays and during the summer months…

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…