Meet the team

Mical Pugh

Senior Pastor
Mical and his wife Jennifer are sold out followers of Jesus Christ who love the the church and its mission. They consider it a privilege to get in on a move of God that changes people's lives for eternity and brings hope and healing for today. Pastor Mical and Jennifer both have a vision for a transformed Lake City, Missaukee County, and beyond that increasingly reflects the love of Christ in tangible ways.

Mical serves as Lead Pastor of Lake City CRC and Jennifer as the Director of Kid's Hope and Backpacks for Kids. Mical is a Minister of the Word and Sacrament and graduate of Western Theological Seminary. He served churches in West Michigan and Florida before coming to Lake City CRC. After teaching high school English for 8 years, Jennifer served in churches in Virginia and West Michigan.

Mical and Jennifer love the outdoors. Mical enjoys hunting and sports, and Jennifer enjoys cooking and gardening.

Mical and Jennifer are in love with each other and their blended family of seven children, two son-in-laws, a daughter-in-law, and seven grandchildren.

Wendy Vrieze

Worship and Children's Ministry Director
Wendy has been a member of our church and participating in our praise teams since 1999. She came on staff as our Worship Director in 2005. She also continues to teach vocal and instrumental music at Cadillac Heritage Christian School in the afternoons, where she loves training the next generation of worshippers and worship leaders. She works hand-in-hand with our pastor and worship ministry teams in planning our Sunday services. She also directs our praise bands.

She takes very seriously her role to create meaningful worship services, in order to help deepen people's relationship with God.

Wendy is very passionately committed to each of the areas which God has called her, especially including being wife to Ross and mom to their six kids. Wendy feels very blessed, honored, and humbled to be used by God in each and every one of these areas. In her free time (Ha, ha!), she enjoys digital scrapbooking, cooking, and camping with her family. Please contact her if you have questions or are interested in serving in any of these areas.

Andrea Shoaf

Administrative Assistant
Andrea is very excited to join the team at Lake City CRC. Having worked previously in church and ministry settings, she is looking forward using her gifts and talents to serve at LCCRC. Andrea and her husband, John, are new to the area. She has four young adult children, two son-in-laws, and one adorable grandbaby. When time allows, you will find her with a book in hand and a cup of coffee by her side.

Claude Lydick

Facility Director
Claude has been a member of Lake City CRC since 2001 and came on staff in June of 2013 after retiring from Hostess Foods. As our Facility Director he maintains and cleans our facilities and is responsible for the overall operation and condition of the buildings and property

2023 Council Leadership

Administrative Elders

Administrative Deacons

Shepherding Elders

Care Deacons

At-Large Administrative Member

Bill Pearson
Craig Vredevoogd
David Peterson
Ryan Vanderwal
David Anscomb
Kirk Boulter
Bob Clark
Keith Ebels
Ray Rodenbaugh
Jesse Granados
Ray Horton
Michael Horton
Will Pearson
Nathan Vredevoogd
Rick DeShano
Russ Elliott