John Dyksen

Interim Pastor

John Dyksen is currently serving as interim pastor at Living Word. He lives in North Haledon with his wife, Faye, and their youngest son, Jorge. They have lived in North Haledon for over 30 years. John and Faye have 5 other children who are married and also have 13 grandchildren. John is a licensed engineer and also has his license to preach the Word of God. He had served as interim pastor for 2 years at Unity Church in Prospect Park.



Ken keeps things clean and sets up for all of our events. He also takes wonderful care of our grounds.

Karen Meirop

Office Manager

Karen heads things up in our office and will most likely be the one to greet you when you call. She has been with us for many years and is a valuable member of our team.


Jim Lodema


Jim visits the sick and those who are shut-in and in need. He also heads up our CareNet visitation team. He is a long-time member has has been on staff since 2009.