Pastor Dave Folkerts, son of Gale and Delores Folkerts of Reinbeck, will be teaching at New Life Assembly of God Church on Sunday, July 20th, at the 10:00 a.m. service. Dave is Senior Associate Pastor at Calvary Chapel Melbourne in Melbourne, Florida.
Dave grew up here and graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1979. He then graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Agronomy and worked in management for Pioneer Seed for 17 years.
In 2000, Dave felt God leading him to move his family to Florida. It was there he answered the call to ministry, so he went to Bible College and entered full time ministry in 2002 at Calvary Chapel Melbourne. The church has seen substantial growth and now has over 10,000 people attending on four campuses. Dave also heads up a School of Ministry, leads four foreign mission trips each year and has been instrumental in sending out multiple pastors to plant new churches. He is looking forward to his time in Reinbeck.