Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Pastor of Discipleship & Congregational Care

Dave Tanner

Dave Tanner serves as Pastor of Discipleship & Congregational Care and oversees the small group ministry. Dave and his wife Nancy have 3 children: Joanna and her husband Mark and their son Silas David, and two boys, David, and Jonathan. Dave and Nancy served for ten years as missionaries with New Tribes Aviation in Indonesia. Dave currently serves on the board of NTM Aviation and is a corporate pilot for Meijer Corporation. Nancy works as a Administrative Assistant for a…
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Dave Bender

Dave is retired from Steelcase. He met his wife Dorrie in 1980 and they were married shortly after in January of 1981. They have three children and currently seven grandchildren : Donique and Ryan Kosters with Jude, Gemma and Cora who live in Rockford, Danielle and Mike Arnold with Clair and Evelyn who live in Texas and Dylan and Rachael Bender with Ellee and Ella (and one on the way) from Middleville. Dave and Dorrie began coming to Whitneyville in…
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Myron Huebner

Myron and wife Sue were married in 1988.  As a blended family we have 5 children, 14 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.  Myron is retired from Gerald R. Ford Int’l Airport.  Sue is retired from Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Hospital.  I enjoy serving others and enjoyed my 6 mission trip building projects.  I like to read and also enjoy watching Nascar.  My favorite verses are Romans 8:38-40 which talks about the fact that nothing can separate us from the…
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Tim Slagter

Tim and Krista were married in July of 1983. We enjoy a son (Tim) and daughter (Darcy) along with 4 awesome grandchildren (Zack, Ava, Ali, and Abbi). We both enjoy retirement and spending more time serving God through serving others.  Tim enjoys most sports in general, but truly loves to be on the fairways of most any golf course. A favorite verse is Jer. 32:17 and this reminds me about God’s great power. “Ah sovereign Lord, you who created the…