Minister of Community/Students

DSC_1833                                                   Rev. Jon VanBruggen





 Jon VanBruggen moved to Waco from North Dakota in 2012 to study Pastoral Ministry at the University of Mary-Hardin-Baylor. Jon enjoys running marathons, working on cars, writing, and playing guitar! Graduating from UMHB in May 2014, Jon is continuing his education at Truett Theological Seminary in Waco. Before coming to Waco, Jon received an Associate of Liberal Arts degree from Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Jon is also a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served as a Military Police Officer in Iraq in 2008-2009.

Jon’s deepest desire in ministry is to see the gospel shared with others through word and action. He believes his call to ministry involves seeing people of all ages have their lives changed through Christ.

At Park Lake, Jon works to connect visitors and members alike with the ministries of the church. This ministry involves all ages, and a wide range of activities which reflects Park Lake’s heart which is to see the church be truly integrated multi-ethnically, and multi-generationally. Jon also provides pastoral care and leadership for our Jr High/High School Student ministry. With his holistic approach towards ministry we are assured our students are integrated into the life of the church.DSC_1859

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