Pastor Derek Buikema

Pastor Derek Buikema is the Lead Pastor at Orland Park Church, and he has been at OPCRC since August of 2013. Derek and his wonderful wife Aubrey have one daughter and one son who fill them with joy. Derek grew up in Brookfield, Wisconsin, attended Wheaton College, Westminster Seminary, and Calvin Seminary, Each one of those institutions was used by God to deepen Derek's love for Christ, His Word, and the church. Derek’s sermons have been featured on AM 1160’s program “Teach Chicago,” and he is a regular conference speaker. When he can find the time he enjoys playing basketball with friends from the church, Ultimate Frisbee, and improvisational comedy. He particularly loves getting to know new people, conversation with good friends, Christ-centered expositional preaching, and the Heidelberg Catechism.. Email Pastor Derek





Pastor Dan Roeda is the Pastor of Congregational Life at Orland Park CRC, and he serves in the areas of pastoral care, education, discipleship, and preaching. Pastor Dan grew up in Latin America, the son of missionaries. He graduated from Trinity College and Calvin Seminary. He served as a leadership developer in the Dominican Republic for five years, and then pastored Newton CRC in Iowa for five years and Delavan CRC in Wisconsin for 20 years. His wife, Jan, grew up in South Holland. They have three children who live in Oregon, Texas, and Michigan, and they are experiencing the joy of a first grandson. As a missionary, Dan enjoyed writing curriculum, teaching classes, and helping build church buildings. In Iowa and Wisconsin, he enjoyed preaching, teaching, church administration, and pastoral care in the congregations he served. He and Jan are very excited to be at Orland Park CRC. Email Pastor Dan.

Dean Galemb

Dean Galemb is the Director of Discipleship and Outreach at Orland Park CRC. Dean grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago and attended Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia. There he earned his Masters in Counseling and has been working for Cross Care Counseling the past couple of years. He is passionate about connecting biblical truth to daily life. He was married to his wife Julia in 2018 and they have a cockatiel together. Dean enjoys making people laugh, being outdoors, working on cars, and listening to Christian Hip hop. Email Dean.

Becky Vande Kamp
Becky Vande Kamp has been the Youth Director at OPCRC since June of 2001. She has been involved in Youth Ministry as a volunteer since 1996. Her responsibilities include planning activities and Bible lessons for the Jr. High and Sr. High youth of the church. Becky enjoys working with young people, and has a passion to encourage them in their walk of faith. She also encourages them to seek opportunities to reach out and build up God's kingdom through service both in our community and abroad. Becky is married to Joel and they have 5 children. Email Becky
Judy Kamp

Judy Kamp is the Education Coordinator at OPCRC. Her responsibilities include coordinating the Sunday school program and overseeing children’s church, nursery, adult education, GEMS, Cadets, and the church library. Judy is originally from New Jersey and studied elementary physical education at Calvin College. She and her husband, Bob, have been members at OPCRC since 1987. Previous to taking her position at OPCRC, Judy was a stay-at-home mom to their four children, Matt, Joel, Emily, and Leah. During those years she was active in many volunteer roles, including coach, aerobics instructor, GEMS coordinator, Story Hour director, Sunday school teacher, VBS volunteer, and Children's Church. She also has her own part-time business as a Juice Plus sales coordinator and health coach. She enjoys spending time with her family, playing piano, reading, exercising, and cooking healthy. Email Judy.

Dori Summers

Dori Summers is the Discipleship and Outreach Coordinator at Orland Park Church.  Her responsibilities include providing support to ministries such as various Bible studies, small groups, college ministry, car show and the church food pantry.  Dori grew up in Palos Heights and attended MacCormac College in Chicago where she received an Associate’s Degree.  She and her husband, Steve, have been members at OPCRC since 2000.  Throughout those years, she has served as a GEMS counselor, Moppets leader, VBS core committee, WOW teacher and small group leader.  Prior to taking her position here at Orland, Dori was a stay-at-home mom to their three children, Simon, Stacy and Seth.  She enjoys being with her family, playing card games, riding her bike and baking. Email Dori.

Gloria Kamp

Gloria Kamp is the Office Manager at OPCRC. She has been on staff since 1997 and has had various jobs throughout the years. Her job pertains to the business side of church. She inputs vouchers, cuts checks, balances accounts, maintains the church calendar and database. She also assists the Executive Administrator. She is married to Kevin. They have 3 children living in Ohio, Indiana, & Michigan and have 5 grandchildren.  Email Gloria

Denise Vander Plaats

Denise Vander Plaats is the Communications Coordinator at OPCRC. She is responsible for church communications both within and outside the church. She publishes our church's newsletter, the Outlook, creates graphics for Sunday services and church ministries, prepares the weekly bulletin, and supports our church leadership and ministry leaders in their communication/publication needs. She is also responsible for updating and maintaining the church website. Denise grew up in the Palos Heights area and attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids, where she received a bachelor degree in fine art and English. At OPCRC, she has volunteered as a GEMS counselor, on the committee for Vacation Bible School, and currently serves on the mission committee and the praise team. Denise is married to Dan and they have two children. 

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Carol Vroom
Carol Vroom serves Orland Park Christian Reformed Church as Adult Choir Director. Carol has a passion for singing and making music to the LORD. Carol is married to Jim. They are blessed with two children and two grandchildren. Email Carol