Vic Van Schaik - President
In April of 2018 Pastor Vic was asked to serve as President of the Indiana Conference. Prior to this he served as Senior Pastor of the Cicero Seventh-day Adventist® Church, as well as the Ministerial Director for the conference. He continues to be one of the television hosts for Hope For Life TV, aired on WHMB-Channel 40.1.
Pastor Vic served for more than 25 years as a pastor in both the Indiana and the Iowa-Missouri Conferences. He obtained a Doctor of Ministry in Christian Leadership in 2009 and Master of Divinity in 1993, both from Andrews University. His undergraduate degree is from Georgia Institute of Technology in Industrial Engineering.
As Ministerial Director, Pastor Vic assisted with the planning and promotion of the evangelistic strategy leading up to the General Conference World Session which will be held in Indianapolis in July 2020. This special focus is called Ignite Indiana. “We are at a critical point in Indiana with the 2020 world meeting coming to our front door. I look forward to what God will do in the Indiana Conference as we prepare for this event. We are assured in Zechariah 4:6 that it is ‘not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit, says the Lord of hosts.’”
Van Schaik and his wife Angela, a licensed clinical social worker, have two children, Christian, and Sofia.
Mark M. Eaton, Secretary and Treasurer