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Who We Are

Staff Members


Raymond Roth has been serving with Come Over & Help as Project Director and Administrator since 2016. Ray is passionate about advancing Reformed theology and thinking, because it exalts God in Christ, honours His Word, blesses the church, and humbles and delights the soul. Experiencing unity and kinship with brothers and sisters overseas that is rooted in Christ and that transcends culture, language and geography, has been especially enriching and encouraging. Ray is married to Paula who served in Christian Education for many years, and is an avid artist. They are members of Hope Reformed Church of Tillsonburg where Ray serves as a deacon. Prior to coming on board with Come Over & Help, he served in Christian education for 18 years both as a Classroom Teacher and School Principal. He holds  B.Sc. and B.Ed. degrees from the University of Guelph and Charles Sturt University respectively. Ray likes to read, work on home improvements, eat freshly-baked chocolate croissants, travel, sing tenor and watch birds.


Administrator & Project Director



Communications Director

Greg Slingerland has been serving as the Director of Communications with Come Over & Help since 2018. Greg has a strong desire to see the church of Jesus Christ flourish and loves to meet Christians from all different places and backgrounds. After completing a BA in History at Brock University, Greg received a Masters in Education from D’Youville College. He spent eight years teaching and serving as a vice-principal in Christian schools. Greg and his wife Courtney were married in 2011 and have two boys, Landon and Greyson. Courtney works for a Christian group home for those with disabilities. Greg lives in the Niagara Region. Greg attends Vineland Free Reformed Church and serves as the president of the Sunday School. Reformed education is still close to his heart and Greg has the privilege to serve on the board of the local Christian school. Greg has a burden for the protection of the most vulnerable - the unborn and the elderly. He has been involved with a Niagara pro-life group for many years. In his spare time, Greg loves gardening and is trying to develop a green thumb. 

Mr. Bas Deleeuw

President of the Board

It is the essential duty of Christians to promote their neighbours’ well-being, especially those who are of “the household of faith.”

Come Over & Help endeavours to fulfill this biblical mandate by supporting pastors, evangelists and Christians in Central and Eastern Europe

May God continue to bless all those who share this ministry of ‘Come Over & Help’ with us.

Board of Directors

Mr. Rob Brouwer

Secretary of the Board


Smithville, Ontario, Canada

Owner of Big Country Raw

Mr. John Brink

Treasurer of the Board

Vineland, Ontario, Canada


Retired Engineer,


Member of Free Reformed Missions International Board for 17 Years

Mr. Scott Vanoostveen

Board Member

Tintern, Ontario, Canada


Teacher, Jordan Christian School

Mr. Ross Derksen

Board Member

Waupun, Wisconsin, USA


Agricultural and Farm Machinery Specialist;


Elder in the Netherlands Reformed Congregation of Waupun

Mr. Tom Moerdyk

Board Member

Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Retired, Former mission worker to Nigeria

Rev. Arnoud Vergunst

Board Member


Carterton, New Zealand


Pastor of the Reformed Congregation of Carterton

Dr. Sacha Walicord

Board Member

Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA


Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church (Vanguard), Grand Rapids MI

Mr. Fred DeVries

Board Member


Portage, Michigan, USA


IT Manager

Committee of Recommendation

The Committee of Recommendation consists of men who support our organization. By being a member of the committee they demonstrate their support for our mission: to partner with churches in Eastern Europe to bring glory to God through gospel proclamation and practical ministry.

Dr. Joel R. Beeke

Pastor & President of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary

Dr. Gerald Bilkes 

Professor at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary

Pastor William Boekestein

Pastor of Immanuel Fellowship Church (URCNA), Kalamazoo, Michigan

Dr. Sinclair Ferguson

Ligonier Teaching Fellow and Visiting Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.

Dr. John MacArthur

Pastor & President of The Master’s Seminary

Dr. W. Robert Godfrey

President Emeritus of Westminster Theological Seminary California & Chairman of Ligonier Ministries

Dr. Michael Horton

Professor at Westminster Seminary California, Host of White Horse Inn, and Editor of Modern Reformation magazine

Dr. Steven J. Lawson

President of OnePassion Ministries and Ligonier Teaching Fellow

Dr. David Lipsy

Pastor of Heritage Reformed Church, Burgessville, Ontario

Dr. Albert N. Martin

Emeritus Pastor Trinity Baptist Church of Montville, New Jersey

Pastor Conrad Mbewe

Pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia

Pastor Iain Murray

Author and former editor of Banner of Truth Trust

Dr. Jon Payne

Pastor of Christ Church Presbyterian in Charleston, South Carolina and Visiting Lecturer at Reformed Theological Seminary

Pastor Maurice Roberts

Emeritus Pastor in the Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) & former editor of the Banner of Truth (UK)

Dr. Derek Thomas

Pastor & Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary and Ligonier Teaching Fellow

Pastor Pieter VanderMeyden

Emeritus Pastor in the Free Reformed Churches of North America

Paul Washer

General Director of HeartCry Missionary Society

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