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Peace Church History

Significant Events in Peace Church History 

1970     Rev. Earl Dykema arrived to become the missionary-pastor in June.  

1972     The congregation gives final approval for the church plan and holds ground-breaking. An organizational meeting with charter membership of 11 families, including 52 persons, was held July 12.

1977     Rev. Ken Van De Griend accepted the call to be our second pastor.

1983     Rev. Jerry Hoek (former intern 1982) accepted the call to be our third pastor and was ordained and installed.

1993     Rev. Douglas Mac Leod accepted the call to be our fourth pastor.

2009     Rev. Gary Brouwers accepted our call to be our fifth pastor and arrived in July. 


L-R: Earl Dykema, Ken Van De Griend, Jerry Hoek, Doug MacLeod, Gary Brouwers


Celebrating 50 Years of God's Providential Care & Faithfulness
2009 - Present

On August 20-21, 2022, Peace Church celebrated its 50th Anniversary. We started several years before that, but became an organized church on July 12, 1972.

You can access the .pdf version of the history booklet, Celebrating God's Providential Care, by clicking here.