Farmington Hills

Pastors & Staff

Joel Tomkinson
  • Position Adult Ministries and NextSteps Pastor

Joel and his family began attending Woodside Farmington Hills in early 2016 and joined the campus staff about two years later. Prior to vocational ministry, Joel’s professional experience included church consulting, nonprofit communications and marketing, business operations leadership, and project and staff management. He and Allie met in sixth grade and continue their friendship nearly three decades later. Joel loves time with Allie and kids, creating in the kitchen, and sharing conversation with a good friend.

Caleb Whitley
  • Position Family Ministries Director

After graduating from Trinity International University, Caleb began working at Woodside’s Troy campus in 2015. He transitioned to Woodside’s Farmington Hills campus in April 2017 and loves serving our families. It’s Caleb’s joy to watch God work in the heart and lives of our kids and students, whether in a kid’s room on a Sunday morning or at a high school retreat. Caleb married his beautiful bride Jenna in September 2016.

Ryann Curton
  • Position Worship Director

Ryann and his wife Rachel have been members at Woodside since 2012 and joined our campus staff in 2017. They have two beautiful daughters, Faye and Hannah. Ryann’s love for music began as a young teen and has grown into a passion and outlet to both worship God and share the gospel. When he’s not playing guitar or singing, Ryann likes to get outside and enjoy Michigan’s many seasons and also share his love of Nintendo with his kids.

Saad Krikor
  • Position Arabic Community Pastor

Saad has been part of Woodside since 2015. He loves serving the Arabic-speaking community at our campus and is passionate about building relationships with our congregation and their family and friends. Saad and Mary married in 2012 and have two young children, Lily and Nathan. In his spare time, he enjoys time with family and friends and catching up on soccer (his favorite sport).