As a multi-site church, we are blessed with broad-based leadership. The overall church leadership around Senior Pastor Friedhelm Holthuis is supported by our elected internal advisory board, an external advisory board, and the finance advisory board. Each campus is led by campus pastors.
...is married to Elke, father of three children and senior pastor of Credo Church. He is an inspiring preacher and in demand as a speaker throughout the country and internationally. He dreams of seeing a church in every town and village where people can meet God.
...is our "Lead Pastor" and together with Bob Stuebner the dual leadership. In this role, he is responsible for leading the campus pastors, among other things. He is married to Miriam and lives in Wuppertal. He loves to see people encounter God and see biographies rewritten for good.
...is the father of three children and our "Executive Pastor". Together with his wife Anke, he has been active with us for years and is on fire for the Kingdom of God to happen in this world, for people to encounter God and for lives to be changed for the good.
...is active in the overall church leadership in addition to leading our campus in W-Oberbarmen. Together with her whole family she loves to build church.
Jeanette & Dominik Pöllner
... have been leading the campus in Solingen since February 2020. They love to see people discover God's plan for their lives and grow in it. Both are also fully involved in our Credo College, which Jeanette leads.
...has been leading the Campus W-Elberfeld since the beginning of 2022. She is currently completing her theological training and will soon start her vicariate. Since she got to know Jesus, it has been clear to her: She wants to spend her life introducing people to their Creator and Savior and bringing them deeper into love, grace, freedom and acceptance.
...has been leading our campus in W-Oberbarmen since 2021. Together with her whole family she loves to build church. It is the greatest thing for her to see people coming to know Jesus, discovering new life and being planted and flourishing in the house of God.
...heads our Startup Campus in Hamm. He is married to Maggie and together they are building this new campus. They love to see people discover God's plan for their lives and grow in it.
Daniel & Veera Hug
are leading our first foreign startup in Finland. They were previously active in our church for many years (among others in the leadership team of Campus W-Elberfeld) and have now gone to Veera's home country to start a campus there.
Our internal advisory board supports, advises and oversees our overall church leadership in important decisions, keeping the entire church in mind. The advisory board does not deal with day-to-day business issues, but focuses on broader and more fundamental topics.
l.t.r: Matthias Häusler, Petra Alvarez-Munoz, Jeanette Pöllner, Ruth Homberg, Samuel Scharf
not shown: Daniel Hug