LEADERSHIP

Jerry Troyer
Lead Pastor
Pastor Jerry has faithfully served as the lead pastor for over 21 years. He loves working with God’s people and seeing them become more like Jesus every day. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Mary Jo, for 40 years and they have six adult children and two grandkids. Jerry received his undergraduate degree at the Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Liberty University. The Troyers love northern Michigan for its beauty, lakes and family pleasures. In his free time, Jerry enjoys fishing, hunting, carpentry and gardening.
 
(231) 350-1636
pjerry@eastportbc.org
 
 
Nathan Crawford
Associate Pastor
Pastor Nathan grew up in a Christian home in Rockford, Michigan, and professed faith in Jesus Christ as a child after a mid-week AWANA program. Since he was a teenager, Nathan has sensed a call to pastoral ministry, and God brought him to Eastport in August, 2020. He is married to Laura, and they have two daughters. Pastor Nathan received his undergraduate degree in biblical and theological studies from Liberty University and his M.Div. from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys playing basketball, reading, hiking, and studying church history.
 
(616) 433-5673
pnathan@eastportbc.org
 
Nathan Zeeryp
Elder
Howard Edema
Elder
 
Rob Varicak
Elder
 
Sharon Oliver
Deaconess
Carolyn French
Deaconess
 
Sheila Essenberg
Deaconess