Meet Your Providence Church Team
The staff at Providence Church are always looking for ways to serve the individuals and families of the Beamsville and Niagara communities.
Mike Collins, Interim Pastor | Contact
We have a great church at Providence, friendly and inviting people and a place for
you to belong. But we see our community as much bigger than our church.
We love our city and believe it’s a great place to live! All of us want healthy
environments to raise our kids, have purpose and grow hopes and dreams for a bright
future. As Interim Pastor, I get to be part of helping to work for a better city and the
I look forward to serving here (it’s my second time around!) getting reacquainted
with everyone , meeting new people and enjoying what God has in store for us in this
Veronica Dam, Office Administrator | Contact
Veronica Dam is the voice you hear when you call in and the hub of the Providence wheel as the office administrator and bookkeeper.
Her prior career included 21 years of home educating her 5 children, the most rewarding of jobs.
She is married to Clarence and she loves to read, sing, camp, play games, garden and play with her grandchildren.
If you have any questions about Providence, Veronica’s desk is a good place to start.
Beverly Roorda, Director of Care | Contact
As Director of Care, Beverly's spiritual gifts of mercy and discernment serve and support Providence Church and the Community.
The heart of her role is facilitating care and making sure that people know they are valued and loved by the Lord.
She and her husband Darren enjoy cycling together, sipping coffee together and enjoying their adult children.
Hemmo Oosterveen, Director of Facilities | Contact
Hemmo Oosterveen is the Director of Facilities.
With the support of volunteers like himself, Hemmo keeps our facilities and grounds functional, fresh and inviting to all. It’s also important to him that parents know their children are in safe spaces.
When Hemmo not volunteering, he is employed in the greenhouse industry. Traveling with his wife Theresa is a highlight, only to be outdone by spending time with their 3 adult children.
Kevin Stienstra, Director of Finance | Contact
Kevin Stienstra volunteers his time to act as the Director of Finance at Providence.
For his day job, he is a tax accountant at Grant Thornton LLP.
He is married to Nicole, and has 4 daughters, Jaylen, Mya, Lily and Ella. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, playing sports, and coaching his children at soccer.
Kevin's goal as Director of Finance is to manage the church’s finances so that the churches ministries and mission in the community can be blessed to the full extent possible.
John VanGeest, Director of Digital Technology | Contact
John Van Geest volunteers as the Director of Digital Technology leading a team of volunteers supporting Providence sound, visuals and Livestream.
When not volunteering John works at his logistics consulting company JVG Logistics.
John is married to Marg and together they enjoy life with their three grandchildren.
John is an avid watersports enthusiast.