Rick Hopkins – Senior Pastor
Rick Hopkins’ favorite verses are John 3:16 and 2 Corinthians 5:21. He graduated from Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music and from Calvin College with degrees in Pastoral Studies and History. He and his wife Lynne have two daughters, Emily and Betsy. When he can, Rick enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, and golfing. His favorite part of his role as Senior Pastor is the Sunday morning worship.
Brian Bradley – Youth Pastor
Brian was raised by two wonderful parents who set an outstanding example of what it means to live for Christ. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies from the University of Northwestern St. Paul and a Master’s in Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, He accepted the position as Plymouth’s Youth Pastor in 2013. As of 2019, He will be transitioning to the role of Associate Pastor. Brian and his wife, Katie, have one daughter, Lyric. He loves worshipping Jesus with the students and the people of Plymouth as well as the opportunities he has to present them the Word of God. Brian plays guitar, enjoy hard rock music, and also really enjoy watching sports, especially the Green Bay Packers. Isaiah 40:31 is his favorite verse.
After growing up at Plymouth, Deb Cook’s love for the people here has made her a great fit for working in the office, a role she first took on in 2013. For her, the best part of this job is encouraging those who call or stop in by listening to and praying with them. Deb married her husband Joel after long distance dating for seven months. They now have three grown children and three grandsons. They love to travel, visit family, and were also blessed to visit Israel. When asked to pick just one of her many favorite verses, Deb names Lamentations 3:22-23.
Rob Thayer – Facilities Manager
Rob Thayer grew up working on a farm. He enjoys all kinds of activities in the outdoors, including hunting, fishing, and camping. He is married with two kids, and the best part of his day is arriving home and relaxing, knowing he did the best job he could. His favorite verse is Jeremiah 33:11.