Meet Our Staff
Pastor Phil Kok
  • Pastor Phil is a 1998 graduate of Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • He and his wife, Renae, have been with Prairie Edge Church since August of 1998.
  • They have three daughters.

Office Tel:

Trudy Eshuis
  • Trudy and husband, Phil, have been  members of Prairie Edge since 1987.
  • She began this position in January of 2008.
  • Trudy & Phil are blessed with four adult children and eight grandchildren.
  • Contact Info:; Tel: 269-327-1570, ext. 200
9316 Oakland Drive, Portage, MI 49024 | email: | call: (269) 327-1570
Pastor of Preaching & Worship
Youth Director
Church Secretary
a place to belong!
Sunday Morning Worship - 9:30am | Sunday Evening Worship - 5:30pm | Nursery Provided
Prairie Edge Church

Trudy Eshuis
Josh Pressley
Josh Pressley
Pastor Phil Kok
  • Josh and wife, Jessie, have recently been welcomed into the family of Prairie Edge.
  • He began this position in June of 2015.
  • Contact Info:; Tel: 269-327-1570,
Pastor of Visitation
Bill Fernhout

  • Pastor Bill Fernhout has been the pastor of three churches in 35 years.
  • ​ He was a missionary in the Philippines for 15 years prior to that. 
  •  He and wife Joanie have 6 children and 16 grandchildren in their blended family.
  • Contact Info:; Tel: 269-327-1570