Our Staff

Pastor Randy Blumer is serving as the Transitional Pastor at First Reformed Church. He began his ministry at First Reformed on Nov. 1, 2016. Transitional Ministry typically lasts 1-1 1/2 years. Pastor Randy has engaged in transitional ministry for 12 years and First Reformed is the eighth church served during these 1 1/2 years. Prior to transitional ministry, Pastor Randy pastored a church near Minneapolis for 13 years and served as an Associate Pastor in his home church prior to Minnesota. Pastor Randy was born & raised in Omaha and has his permanent residence in the city. he looks forward to his time of ministry in Platte.


Pastor Mike De Jager is the Associate Pastor at First Reformed Church. He and his wife, Karissa, have served here since 2011 and they have one son, Jayce. "First Reformed has been a great place for Karissa and I to do ministry. We love our role in the church and look forward to continuing to serve God here in the future. We wait in eager expectation for what the Lord will continue to do in the years ahead at First Reformed."


Shirley Vanderheiden and Alisa Nachtigal serve as the church's Administrative Assistants. They are in the office Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Jamie Meyerink and Jonna VanderBoom are the church custodians. 

Hubert Iedema is in charge of  maintenance.

Shawn Wynia is the church's bookkeeper.