Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church

Staff

Rev. Richard Greene
Rev. Richard Greene
Pastor

Pastor Rick has been an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America for 25 years. Prior to coming to Good Shepherd, he pastored a church in Southern Illinois for 7 years.  He holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Toledo, as well as an M.Div. and M.A. from Covenant Theological Seminary, the latter degree with an emphasis in Christianity and Contemporary Culture.  Rick has also served as a Special Lecturer at Covenant Theological Seminary, instructing students in the area of homiletics (preaching). He and his wife, LauraEllen, have been married for 25 years and have 3 children.

Sandy DeGroot
Sandy DeGroot
Secretary

Sandy graduated from Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA, with a B.A. degree in Music Education.  After teaching in the elementary school grades, she became the Ripon Christian Elementary School secretary (Ripon, CA) for 15 years before moving to Valparaiso with her husband Jerry.  They have 3 married children and 11 grandchildren.  Sandy works part-time as a Receptionist at Valparaiso Family Dentistry.  Her part-time duties at the church include some bookkeeping, bulletin preparation, and she is also one of the church organists.