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Paul Vanstralen

Pastor Paul VanStralen joined Maranatha in December 2017. As our lead pastor, he serves by preaching the Word of God, visiting with those in need and providing overall leadership and direction to Maranatha CRC. He lives in town with his wife, Renee, and five wonderful children.

If you have questions about Maranatha CRC or are in need of pastoral help, please contact Pastor Paul.

Josh Sweetman

Josh is our Youth Director, working primarily with Middle and High school students. Josh joined our team in August, 2016. Josh leads a dynamic and fun youth group as well as overseeing all of our educational programs. He also helps us lead worship. Josh lives with his wife, Samantha and son Rory in Lethbridge.

For any questions regarding our educational programs, contact Josh
(403) 330-7143

Jim Zondervan

Pastor Jim Zondervan joined our team March 2017. He is our Pastoral Care Volunteer. Pastor Jim has served as pastor to many Christian Reformed Churches in Southern Alberta, most recently First CRC of Lethbridge. He lives in Lethbridge with his wife, Caroline. 

If you are a senior member seeking aid in a difficult time, please contact Pastor Jim.

(403) 634-5644

Administrative Assistant

Maranatha Christian Reformed Church (in Lethbridge) is seeking to fill the permanent, part time position of Administrative Assistant. The successful applicant, who displays a vibrant Christian faith, will be able to prioritize, work independently in a busy environment while exhibiting excellent communication and computer skills. A complete job description, including the expected hours, can be obtained from the church office (  To apply, send a cover letter and resume to (  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applicants in early 2019 and the expectation that the successful applicant will commence employment by February 1, 2019.