New City's Leadership

New City Fellowship's pastor, elders, and deacons work together to lead and shepherd our church, watching out for the spiritual and material needs of our congregation and our community. If you are in need of assistance, please get in touch and we'll do our best to help you out.  


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Pastor • pastor@newcitygr.org

Mika Edmondson

Mika Edmondson, a native of Nashville, TN, is the pastor of New City Fellowship. He graduated from Calvin Theological Seminary, where he wrote a dissertation on Martin Luther King Jr.'s theology of suffering. He is happily married and has two beautiful daughters.


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Elder • session@newcitygr.org

Darryl Bradford

Darryl is a native of the Motor City, Detroit, a graduate from Michigan State University and an Emmy Award winning filmmaker/producer for his documentary film work in his hometown. He married his college sweetheart, Kelli, in 2008 and they have 3 children.


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Elder • Session@newcitygr.org

Jim DeRuischer

Jim and his wife Renee have been involved in church leadership in the Grand Rapids area for over 25 years. They have nine children and a zeal for cross-cultural ministry.


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Elder • session@newcitygr.org

Doug Felch

Doug is a Bible professor at Kupyer College. Prior to that, he served as a minister in the OPC in congregations around the country. Doug's wife Susan teaches at Calvin College.


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Elder • session@newcitygr.org

Harold Schnyders

Harold teaches physics at Grand Valley State University. He and his wife Beth have six children.


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Elder • session@newcitygr.org

Josh Vander Meulen

Josh is an Engineering Project Manager and holds degrees from Grand Valley State University and Cornerstone University. He and his wife, Sarah, spent time in Europe prior to joining the body at New City Fellowship and have an interest in multicultural organizations.


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Deacon • deacons@newcitygr.org

Tom Boorsma

Tom has been married to Tara for 8 years and they have three children. He is a machinist in the hydraulics industry. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and is an avid sports fan.


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Deacon • deacons@newcitygr.org

Chris DeRuischer


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Deacon • deacons@newcitygr.org

Tim Dood

Tim & Rosalie Dood have been married for 30 years and have 7 children (and 6 grand children), most of whom attend NCF.  Tim has served as deacon many years at Harvest OPC and now here at NCF for 2 years.  "I look forward to serving NCF as a deacon and hope you introduce yourself to me next time you see me at church!" -Tim


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Deacon • deacons@newcitygr.org

Jason Schuringa