Pastor John Kostelyk has been in the ministry with his wife Arla for over 25 years. He did his undergrad at Reformed Bible College and obtained his Masters in Counseling from Western Michigan University. Pastor John is a second career pastor, attending Calvin Seminary after working as a counselor for a number of years.

John and Arla met at Reformed Bible College and they have been married for 29 years. Arla is a Registered Nurse and also has a BA from Reformed Bible College. In addition to living in Grand Rapids MI, Pastor John and Arla spent 10 years ministering on the Navajo reservation, as well as 13 years in Hammond, IN. John and Arla have 4 children, Phillip, James (& Paige), Angela and Joel (& Lindsey). Pastor John is an ordained minister in the Christian Reformed Church and a Licensed Therapist in the State of Michigan. He is entering his 3rd year of ministry at Rudyard CRC.

Pastor John can be reached at or 906-478-3204.