Ministry Director

2008-2019 Rev. Daniel Oostdyk

Daniel grew up in a Christian family, the youngest of eleven children, many of which are in Christian ministry. He came to know the Lord as his Savior at a young age and felt God’s call out of a career in architecture to the ministry during college. His education is in psychology, theology, and counseling. He was ordained into the ministry in 1973 by Grace Bible Chapel of Chester, NJ. He has worked as a youth worker, camp director, pastor, missionary, counselor, discipler, church administrator, as well as having run a construction company. After six years in youth work he pastored a church for 25 years and has spent the last 15 years doing discipleship, teaching, writing and preaching.  He is currently 71 years old and has been married to Sandy since 1970. They have nine children and 42 grandchildren. Both Dan and Sandy are passionate about what God is doing through Grace and Glody and desire to see it continue on Biblical principles.

2019- Present Danny Oostdyk.

Danny is the youngest of Dan and Sandy’s nine children. He grew up serving in many ministries with his family and continued to develop a passion for serving God with his life. After graduating high school, he joined the Army National Guard. During this time Danny moved up to Oswego to help his parents start Grace and Glory. In 2012 Danny married his wife, Alyse, and together are raising their three awesome girls. Danny is passionate about youth ministry and using his job as a wildlife rehabilitator to reach his community. He loves serving in his church, coaching soccer, and volunteering at the local pregnancy care center, but his favorite place to be is here at Camp Foundations every summer.