Pastor Eric Giesow                                 (EC Director)

Pastor Eric Giesow                                 (EC Director)

Pastor Eric Giesow serves as the Executive Pastor of EPIC Commission & Prayer at VFC. Pastor Eric, along with his wife Erica Giesow, also serve as the directors of the EPIC Commission discipleship program for 18-24 year-old’s.

Pastor Eric received his ministerial training at RHEMA Bible Training Center in Tulsa, OK, and along with his wife Erica, were ordained through RHEMA Ministerial Association International in 2013. Prior to his ministry training, he received his bachelor’s degree at Northwood University in Midland, MI for Business Management and Marketing. Eric and his wife have two children, Ella and Eli.

 

 

 


Pastor Erica Giesow                              (EC Director)

Pastor Erica Giesow                              (EC Director)

Pastor Erica Giesow serves alongside her husband Eric Giesow as the directors of the EPIC Commission discipleship program for 18-24 year-old’s. Erica is passionate about helping college-age students “get-it” and be successful in their relationship with God and life in general.

Pastor Erica received her ministerial training at RHEMA Bible Training Center in Tulsa, OK, and along with her husband Eric, were ordained through RHEMA Ministerial Association International. Prior to her ministry training, she received her bachelor’s degree at Spring Arbor University for English and Secondary Education. Erica and her husband have two children, Ella and Eli.

 


Josh & Jaila Rykse (EC Resident Directors)

Josh & Jaila Rykse
(EC Resident Directors)

Josh Rykse, along with his wife, Jaila Rykse, serve as the EPIC Commission Resident Directors. They live onsite at the EC student housing and help oversee housing and the resident assistants.

Josh is a graduate of EPIC Commission, and has his Associates degree in Business Administration from Kalamazoo Valley Community College. In addition to serving as Resident Director, Josh is also on staff at VFC as the Flex Club Coordinator and ministers to 5th-7th grade students every week.

Jaila is a graduate of EPIC Commission, and will soon complete her Bachelors degree in Organizational Communication at Western Michigan University. In addition to serving as Resident Director, Jaila is also on staff at VFC as the Flex Club Support Assistant.

 


And here is the 2015-2016 EC Family!