Meet The Staff 2017-10-10T09:25:14+00:00

Meet Our Staff

Pastor of Worship and Witness

Pastor ToddPastor Todd Buurstra
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Todd graduated with his masters of divinity from Western Theological Seminary, and from Drew Theological Seminary with a doctorate in ministry. Before seminary Todd was a short-term missionary in Japan where he met his wife, Natsuko. Todd and Natsuko have two young adult children, Zachary and Carissa, who light up their life. But these days Todd and Natsuko enjoy waking with their dogs and reading with them in their laps.

Pastor of Discipleship

Pastor Mark Swart - Pastor of DiscipleshipPastor Mark Swart
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Pastor Mark joined NBRC as the Pastor of Discipleship in November 2007. With a love for children and adults of all ages, Mark holds a BA in Education from Wittenberg University (OH) and an MDiv from Western Theological Seminary (MI). In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching sports.

Director of Music and Worship Arts

Linda CollinsLinda Collins
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Linda Collins came onboard as Director of Music and Worship Arts in 2011. Prior to coming to NBRC, Linda performed and recorded music extensively in national and international venues. She holds both Bachelor of Music, summa cum laude (Duquesne University), and Master of Music (NIU) degrees, and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi. Linda and husband Ernie share their lives in NJ with Isabella the poodle and Pirate the shih-tzu.

Director of the Preschool

Jennifer Landrieu, NBRC Preschool Bridgewater NJJennifer Landrieu
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Mrs. Landrieu became the Director of the Preschool in 2008, served as a member of the Preschool Board for two years, and has worked in the field of early childhood education for over 15 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education with concentrations in the Fine and Performing Arts. She is a NJ State certified teacher. Both of her sons attended the Preschool and she is a church member. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, and reading.

Office Administrator

Doris MunzenmaierDoris Munzenmaier
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Facilitator of Kirkside

Karen Larsen Karen Larsen
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Property Manager

Joe Szekeres
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Eldercare Advocate

Judy Wilkinson
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