Ferrysburg Community Church is led by a group of elders and deacons that make up our Council.  Our staff also equips and coordinates our congregation for ministry.


Nate Visker, Pastor

Nate has been the pastor at FCC since 2004, when he moved here from Durham, NC. He grew up in Kalamazoo and attended Calvin College and Seminary. Nate and his wife, Sara, have three teenage children. He enjoys backpacking, running, and laughing. His favorite part about being a pastor at FCC is the front row seat he gets to see God at work in people's lives.  Click here to send Nate an email.

Samantha Francart, Student Ministries

Sam has been the youth director at FCC since June 2017. She is also a soldier in the Army National Guard and is currently going through Chaplain Candidate School. Sam attended Palm Beach Atlantic University and is currently working on her M.Div. at Regent University. She enjoys running, swimming, and adventuring. Sam loves connecting with students and believes youth group is a place where students are able to be themselves and grow into who God has called them to be.  Click here to send Sam an email.



Lori Houskamp, Children and Family Ministries

Lori has served as our education coordinator since 2005. Lori and her husband Mike are the parents of Christa and Jenna. Lori enjoys hiking and running with her golden retriever, Sadie, high school athletics, and activities by the water. Lori loves collaborating with volunteers and watching people of all ages grow in their faith walk. Click here to send Lori an email.

Natalie Tibbe, Administrative Assistant

Natalie has been the administrative assistant for FCC since October 2016.  She grew up in Hart and attended Central Michigan University.  Natalie enjoys camping, sewing and spending time with family.  She and her husband, Ray, live in Coopersville and have three grown sons. Click here to send Natalie an email.