Reformed Tradition – Accountability
Throughout time, the Reformed tradition has placed a strong emphasis on the importance of supervision by a local consistory. We believe that a representative board accountable to a local consistory is the best model for youth ministry.
The consistory of Cornerstone United Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan, supervises RYS, with one of its elders or pastor serving as the chairman of the RYS board. Cornerstone collects and dispenses all funds raised for Reformed Youth Services.
The director is immediately accountable to a board consisting of 8-10 individuals representing churches contributing to the ministry. The board strives to be representative of both the denominational and geographical membership.
Reformed Youth Services Board of Directors 2015-16
Elder Glenn Hop, Chairman
Cornerstone URC – Hudsonville, MI
Christopher Cerbins 2018
Messiah’s IRC, Holland, MI
Woody Mouw 2016
Zion URC – Ripon, CA
Brian Postma 2018
Escondido URC, CA
Steve Runner 2016
Covenant Reformed (URC) – Pella, IA
Ted Van Holland 2016
Covenant Reformed (URC) – Kansas City, MO
Jacob Bouman 2017
Dutton URC, Dutton, MI
Glenn Post 2017
Trinity URC, Lethbridge, AB
Myron Rau 2017
Covenant URC, Kalamazoo, MI