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Our History

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Welcome to our 170-year-old church plant!

Grace    Bible   Worship    Prayer    Community   Mission   Gifts

Life Stream was originally founded as Allendale Wesleyan Church in 1851 by 9 founding members first meeting in a West Michigan farmhouse. Since then, our home has been several church buildings, schools and community centers as our church grew into its current identity.

After considering the options God provided our growing community over the last few years, our West Michigan campus is once again in a “school.” Having recently transformed the old Allendale High School into a state-of-the art worship and community center, Life Stream looks forward to how God will have us use the resources and tools He has provided.

So how does a century and a half old church remain relevant to today’s culture, vibrant and growing? How does a church embrace being a multi-generational community of believers who understand that BEING the church is so much more important than just playing church?

Life Stream has decided to not act our age. We feel called by God to be a church plant. We embrace our community and culture with open arms and energy some feel only possible with brand new churches.

Our teaching is compelling, worship inspiring and our people are open, welcoming and friendly.

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We can’t wait to share with you what God has been up to in the life of Life Stream Church and more importantly, His message of Grace, Forgiveness, Love and Hope.

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Meet The Team

Jim Maness

Jim Maness
Lead Pastor

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Chandler Stevens

High School Ministry
Director

Jack Ginn

Jack Ginn

Outreach Coordinator

Mike Joslyn

Mike Joslyn

Chief Financial Officer

Eli Cowling

Eli Cowling

Northwest Campus Worship Leader

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Melissa Speet

Identity Assistant

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Rachel Hugg

Custodial Staff

Chris Cowling

Chris Cowling

Northwest Campus Pastor

Vicki Ferrier

Vicki Ferrier

Connections Pastor

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Heather Devereaux

Ripple Effect Ministry Director

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Katie MacDonald

Children's Ministry Coordinator

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Duane Roach

Online Campus Coordinator

Chelsea Darling

Chelsea Darling

Office Staff

Jeff Bond

Jeff Bond

Worship Arts Pastor / Technology Director

Zachary Rumley

Zachary Rumley

Production Engineer

Nancy Dyke

Nancy Dyke

Office Coordinator

Lexi Keur

Lexi Keur

Middle School Ministry Coordinator

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Braden DeVree

Video Engineer

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Tara DeKruger

Custodial Staff

Josh Dollendorf

Josh Dollendorf

Generations Pastor

Lori Bond

Lori Bond

Creative Arts Director

Jaime Sheridan

Jaime Sheridan

Facilities and Guest Services Coordinator

Lynn Albachten

Lynn Albachten

Community Care Coordinator

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Katelyn VerStrate

Worship/Tech Assistant

Joan Kleinjans

Joan Kleinjans

Custodial Staff