April 30 - Who is on the Search Committee?

Mon, April 30, 2018
April 30 - Who is on the Search Committee?

Have you been wondering who is on the search committee for our Missions and Local Outreach Pastor? Check out the information below and get to know them.

Jan Costello has been at Lakewood for 34 years.  She has been on short-term mission trips to New Orleans, Costa Rica, China and Turkey among others.  A trip to Beirut is on her schedule as the Lord permits.  Currently she is serving on several missionary care teams, Lakewood’s Crisis Response team and is involved with teaching.

Mary Droogsma has been at Lakewood for 32 years.  She has served in Children's Ministry, Girl's Club, as well as being deacon of Christian Education.  Her short-term mission trips have taken her to Alaska, New Orleans, Panama, and India.  Currently she is serving on the Lakewood Missions Board.

Ed Asker has been at Lakewood for 33 years.  He has served 6 terms as an elder, 2 terms on the Missions Board, and he has made trips to New Orleans, Panama, and Kenya.

Steve Johnson has been at Lakewood for 25 years.  He has served in a teaching capacity for adult classes on Sundays and Wednesdays, and others.  He grew up in the Philippines as a missionary kid and is hoping to make some mission trips as God directs.  Currently he serves on the leadership team for ABC 5/6.

Joshua Johnson has been at Lakewood for 31 years.  He has served in Jr. High and College & Young Career ministries.  His missions service has seen him in Detroit, New Orleans, Poland and Ukraine.  Josh is currently serving as an elder and is the chair of this committee.

Pastor Brent Costello has been at Lakewood for about 5 months as Executive Pastor.  In that capacity he serves Pastor Brian and the elder board, as well as caring for the rest of the staff.  He made mission trips to Mexico while in high school and has also led high school students to Mongolia.  He was also part of a well drilling team to Haiti.