Contact Info

Greenwood Ministries Association Contact Info:

703 S. Greenville West Dr.
Suite #7 – 252
Greenville, MI 48838

Phone Number:
(616) 754 -7258


Camp Contact Info:

Camp Address:
13564 MaClain Ave
Gowen, MI 49326

Camp Number:
(616) 754 -7258

Camp Email:

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Greenwood Ministries Association Board:

President:  Rev. Karen Fitz La Barge

Karen serves as Pastor of the North Kent Presbyterian Church in Rockford, Michigan.  She also served at Central Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, was the Interim Youth Director at First Presbyterian Church in Holland, the Executive Director of WITNESS, a nonprofit at Hope College, and was a Chaplain and Worship Leader at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. Karen has worked for the American Red Cross and is on the Board of Directors for Machine Guard & Cover Co., a family-owned plastic thermoforming business. She has a long list of other services to the Presbytery, particularly at Camp Greenwood. 

Secretary: Krista Botting

Krista grew up attending Camp Greenwood as a camper for 12 years through both her home churches, Ionia First Presbyterian and Lansing First Presbyterian. She completed her degree in Biology from Alma College in 2018 and has since used her knowledge and skills for seasonal work researching raptor species during spring and fall migration. In the summers of 2018, 2019, and 2020, Krista joined the Greenwood camp staff as a counselor, waterfront director, and virtual staff. As a life-long Gator, she is excited to see how Camp Greenwood will grow and flourish, bringing a sense of belonging, love, and community to children and their families in the coming years.

Vice President: Amy Henson-Bohlen

Assistant Treasurer:  Rev. Bill Pinches

Bill serves as the Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Mason, Michigan.  He has served as a chaplain at Camp Greenwood for five summers and served on the Leadership Team for the Presbytery of Lake Michigan for five years prior to accepting an invitation to join the Greenwood Ministries Association organizing board at the beginning of 2017.  He is a graduate of Bates College and Princeton Theological Seminary.  Bill enjoys running, swimming, cycling, and competing in races of various distances, including a full-distance triathlon (140.6 miles) in the summer of 2016.  He has a lovely wife and five sons, who are avid Magic: The Gathering players.

Treasurer: Sally Luidens

Board Member: Ed Armbruster

Board Member: Donna Paul-Bonham

Board Member: Annette Shauver

Board Member: Nate Waybrant

Board Member: Sheri Harris

Ex Officio:

Camp Director: Jake Dayringer

Jacob has been involved with Camp Greenwood since 2012 as a counselor, program director, and agency member. He is a graduate of Alma College and is currently working for the Gratiot‑Isabella Regional Education Services District in Ithaca, Michigan in its Tech Department. Jacob is captivated by the ways in which God uses a place as beautiful as Camp Greenwood to do God’s work.