Meet the Staff

Our staff are fun-loving, hard-working, and sincere. They know their role is not to do all the work of ministry by themselves, but to lead, equip, and encourage the whole church to do it together. We seek to be approachable and relatable, and we love to hear input and feedback from the congregation and guests. Please introduce yourself and let us know what’s on your mind!

PASTOR JOSH BLUNT
PASTOR JOSH BLUNTLead Pastor
Pastor Josh Blunt has been called to serve as our Lead Pastor, and has oversight of all operations at Sunshine. His reverence for God’s Word and sincere love for people come together in his work as our main preaching pastor. He deeply loves his wife, Jaime and their three adult children, and he is energized by adventures in hunting, fishing, travel, and Mexican cuisine. When he has a chance, he really enjoys playing music, too!
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GRACE LAMMERS
GRACE LAMMERSEXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO PASTOR JOSH
Grace’s deep love for Jesus, passion for serving, in addition to her gifts in administration and leadership allow her to provide integral support to Pastor Josh as he leads and equips our church in light of the Gospel. Grace is a Michigan native and received her bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications from Cornerstone University. She, and her husband, Eric, were married in 2014 and have the pleasure of raising their adorable son and daughter. Grace enjoys spending time with her family and friends, theatre, baking, traveling.
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PASTOR BEN GANDY
PASTOR BEN GANDY YOUTH AND WORSHIP
Ben is excited about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with youth and families. He also loves to play instruments as he helps to lead worship. He is called to encourage and equip people to worship and work for God and his glory. Ben and his wife, Lindsay, love to ride their bikes, fly fish, and adventure to new countries and new places. You might find Ben reading a good Russian novel with one of his two Australian Shepherds right by his side.
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PASTOR CODY STATEMA
PASTOR CODY STATEMA FAMILY SUPPORTIVE MINISTRY
Cody is passionate about seeing all the families of the church of every generation supporting and encouraging each other in the journey of faith. He is called to be a support, equipper, and encouragement to families as they found their homes and lives on the gospel and grace of Jesus Christ. Cody and his wife, Rochelle, have four children and enjoy being outside together, and playing Legos and board games together.
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SUE RHODA
SUE RHODAASSISTANT TO PASTOR CODY
Sue is passionate about finding opportunities to touch the lives of people who need to experience acceptance, encouragement, and God’s life-changing love. She treasures her family, and feels blessed to support Pastor Cody by handling details of Family Supportive Ministry at Sunshine. She loves to spend her time reading, watching football, listening to music, and exploring ArtPrize.
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JEFF YAKES
JEFF YAKESDIRECTOR OF SERVICE LEARNING
Jeff has been called to serve as Director of Service Learning at SCC, and while he love to serve the church and staff, his passion is working with neighbors, contractors, and community service volunteers. He’s a husband of 15 years to Margo, and father to three children. He loves sports, music, and anything that keeps him close to home. He is happiest when he’s cleaning, organizing, fixing, constructing things, and providing sarcasm to the group.
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ASHLEIGH JUSTIN
ASHLEIGH JUSTIN DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES
Ashleigh’s passion for working with children and spreading the love of Jesus allow her to excel at her role at Sunshine! She has a history of working with children at summer camps as a counselor and also as a nanny. Helping children to understand and learn more about our Heavenly Father is a passion of hers. Ashleigh and her husband, Jared, have lived in West Michigan for three years. They love spending their time antiquing, beaching it the Michigan lakeshore, and enjoying the cinema.
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DICK CARR
DICK CARR CONGREGATIONAL CARE COORDINATOR
Dick Carr is delighted for the opportunity to serve God by caring for His people. He and his beautiful bride, Mary, became members at Sunshine after they moved here from New Jersey. Dick is passionate about building relationships and encouraging others in Christ. His favorite ministry verse for those in affliction is 2 Corinthians 1:3-4. His sweetheart of 60 years, Mary, went to be with her Savior after a bout with ALS. After the experience and struggle of caregiving for her, he is even more determined to care for God’s people at Sunshine.
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NEKODA BOGGS
NEKODA BOGGSMEDIA ARTS COORDINATOR
Nekoda has her degree in Digital Media from Cornerstone University. She enjoys thinking of creative ways to keep people informed and engaged with church information. She creates original media for our communications and is working to enhance our digital publications (like The Blaze) and our social media presence on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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