Pastor Cory Van Sloten
A native of Ireton, IA, Pastor Cory Van Sloten resides in Maurice, IA with his wife Arla and two of their four children: Justine (engaged to Klay Byker) and Dryce; son Devin lives in Rock Valley, IA and son Drew lives in Orange City, IA. Pastor Cory is a graduate of Ireton Christian School (1984), Unity Christian High School (1988), Dordt College (1995), and Western Theological Seminary (2013). Before becoming our Pastor in June, 2012, Pastor Cory was a high school teacher and coach for several years at Faith Christian High School in Bigelow, MN; Northern Michigan Christian School in McBain, MI; and Western Christian High School in Hull, IA.
Pastor Cory, a third-generation Veteran, also serves as Chaplain for the 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, which is under the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard. He has been in the Iowa Army National Guard for 25 years and previously served as an Infantryman, a Motor Transport Operator, and a Chaplain Candidate. He deployed to Kuwait and Iraq in 2004- 2005 as a Motor Transport Operator in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism where he was awarded the Combat Action Badge and the Army Commendation Medal.
Harold Dekkers, Vice President
Rick DeBoom, Clerk
Myron Gradert, Vice All
Derek Bonnema, Treasurer
Ashley Dekkers, Assistant Treasurer
Jaren Van Beek, Building & Grounds
Dan Gradert, Building & Grounds