Rev. Jim Sawtelle was called as the pastor of Redeemer Reformed Church in 1999. He and his wife, Thelma, have four children. He also serves as a chaplain with area police departments.
Rev. Tim Marinelli was called as a co-pastor of Redeemer Reformed Church in 2015. Due to his father’s military career, Rev. Marinelli grew up living in a wide variety of locations. After completing his undergraduate degree at Northwestern College (Orange City, IA) in 2003, he and his wife, Renita, were married and moved to Virginia for his physical therapy graduate program at Old Dominion University.
Rev. Marinelli worked as a physical therapist for a children’s hospital for several years in Virginia before pursuing his seminary training for the ministry. In 2015, he graduated from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (M.Div) in South Carolina. He and his wife have six children.