Rachel was born and raised in Starkweather, ND. For all you fisherman out there just 25 minutes from big old Devil’s Lake! Rachel’s primary responsibilities are getting the bulletin and Power Point ready for Sunday worship as well as helping others in the office. Prior to working at Faith, she was a stay at home mom running after Don, Lily, Daisy, Violet and Lucas. Rachel enjoys wrangling some free time with her husband, Chad and playing games and talking with her kids.
Director of youth ministries
Maria was born in Nebraska, but raised all over the Midwest. She graduated from Kuyper College in 2003 with a double major in Youth Ministry and Bible Theology, and later earned her Master’s in Organizational Leadership in 2020. She moved to Rock Valley in 2005 and worked in manufacturing for 15 years before joining Faith’s Ministry Team. Maria and her husband Chad have two boys, Tripp and Caleb. Maria enjoys hanging out and talking with kids, reading, baking and spending time with her family on their various adventures.
Keith joined the Faith Church ministry team in 2016, serving as the Director of Discipleship for 5 years before moving into the Lead Pastor role in January 2021. Keith's call to ministry came after spending 7 years in education, before God called he and his wife, Anita, back to Rock Valley. Keith recently completed his MDiv through Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. Keith and Anita have 4 beautiful children - Kase, Lydia, Savannah and Avery. In his free time, you will find Keith involved with coaching the high school football team, his son's teams, or simply spending time with friends on the patio.
Megan ten clay
Director of church Life
Megan was born and raised in Rock Valley. Megan’s primary responsibilities are to help coordinate and communicate with the church body events happening at the church as well as handling facility reservations. Prior to working at Faith, she served as a funeral director. Megan enjoys gardening, working out, and spending time with her husband, Michael and kiddos, Lexi, Aubrey, and Ben.
CHRIS VAN BEEK
Director of care & Discipleship
Rock Valley has been Chris’s home since October 3, 1974. Yep! He was born and raised right here in Rock Valley! Chris worked in manufacturing for 25 years before joining Faith’s Ministry Team in February 2021. After being active in the different ministry areas at Faith Church, a lot of prayer, and the work of the Holy Spirit - Chris was hired for the position of Director of Discipleship! Chris and his wife Rachael have 4 children: Isaac, Abigail, and Mason (Megan). You will find Chris and Rachael most times at local school events, relaxing on the porch with the ferns, or taking a walk around Rock Valley.
Jenna Vanden bosch
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES
Jenna was born and raised on an acreage by Hull, Iowa. She worked in childcare for 11 years before following God’s calling to join Faith’s Ministry Team. Jenna and her husband Chad have three girls; Kwynlee, Klaire, and Kycie. Their family raises pigs on the acreage she grew up on. Jenna enjoys doing photography, baking, and spending time with family and friends when she is not busy chasing around her girls.