First CRC Team

Dan Brown

Reverend Daniel G. Brown, BA, MDiv, MBA​

Since 2017 it has been my honour and privilege to serve as pastor in this wonderful family of faith. It would be my further honour to welcome you to our church. After graduating from Calvin Theological Seminary in 2005, I served as a pastor in Truro, Nova Scotia and as a Chaplain at Dalhousie University in Halifax. I give thanks for our salvation in Jesus Christ and for the opportunity to help people explore the Bible and to learn to read it well as they mature in their walks of faith. I am blessed by my wife Nathalie and my four children and enjoy teaching beginner hockey for women ages 30-70 in my spare time.

Natalie Wotherspoon

Natalie Wotherspoon, Office Administrator

I have been the office administrator at First CRC Kingston since 2022. When contacting the church I am most likely the first person you will be in contact with. I am here to help you with your needs, and if I can't do it I will help you to find the right person here at First CRC Kingston.
On a personal note I am a wife and mother. My hobbies include chicken farming, cooking, and baking.

Teaching and Support Team

Reverend George Holthof (Emeritus)

Reverend George Holthof (Emeritus)

Reverend Jack VanderVeer

Reverend Jack VanderVeer - Spiritual Care Practitioner (Providence Manor)

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Reverend Steve Kooy

Reverend Steve Kooy

Executive Director - Geneva House and Momentum Campus Ministries

John and Marie Rietsma

John and Marie Rietsma - Custodians

Alicia Touw

Alicia Touw - Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Our Missionaries

Mario and Yolanda Matos
Mario and Yolanda Matos

Mario serves as Executive Director of Sinergia Transformational Leadership Foundation in the Dominican Republic, and also provides leadership for Colegios Christianos Reformados – COCREF, a Christian School network that secures access to Christ-centered education to more than 3,500 children in marginalized communities of the Dominican Republic. Sinergia equips and mobilizes a network of leaders (pastors, teachers and community development workers) who directly impact the lives of thousands of people in more than twenty (20) communities throughout the Dominican Republic.

Programs and projects developed by the Sinergia’s network include: The Institute For Transformational Leadership – ITL, 16 Christian schools, Youth Mentorship – IMPACT Clubs, a Housing program that provides affordable homes for low income families, a Community Primary Health Care Unit, a Rehab Center for drug and alcohol addictions, and other short-term initiatives that serve vulnerable families and communities.