Meet Our Pastor

hofmansPastor Mark and Stephanie are originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan. They met while studying at Calvin Theological Seminary and eventually married in 2008. They have three boys, Asher (5), August (2), and Aethan (9 mo.)

Before coming to the Bay Area, Mark served Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Manhattan, Montana as Minister of Discipleship. Mark’s vocational interests include spiritual direction and formation, congregational care for the youth as well as elderly, marital and pre-martial advising and counseling, as well as liturgical studies and renewal.

Mark currently serves on the board of the C.S. Lewis Society of California. He likes to find time for live music and hiking in the East Bay. His passions include: the sport of ice hockey, micro-distilation, and a good literary adventure.The Hofman’s join Alameda Christian Reformed Church members in our mission to be “a community of faith, transforming our city with hope, and embracing our world with love.”