Church Services – Staff

Carol and Ralph Honderd

Volunteers

For more than a decade, Carol and Ralph Honderd have spent several months each year traveling in their motor home to share inclusion resources and increase awareness at churches and seminaries across North America. Prior to retirement, Ralph was a professor and coach at Calvin College for thirty-eight years and Carol taught high school completion classes for more than twenty years. They have been married for more than fifty years and have three children and seven grandchildren.

Betty and Nelson Grit

Volunteers

​Betty and Nelson “Nels” Grit enjoy equipping visitors to our exhibit booth with inclusion and disability-related resources at church conferences throughout the United States. Betty retired from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship in 2013, where she served as the Worship Renewal Grants Manager. She currently serves on the CLC Network Board of Directors. Nels spent his career serving in various roles to support and equip persons with disabilities; he continues to volunteer for many of these organizations. They have been married for more than fifty years and have three children and twenty grandchildren.