our Staff:
Drew Elgersma

Interim Pastor


Drew loves his wife Jasmine, two daughters Audrey and Charlotte. Drew's heart is to see the lives at Blue Hills impacted for eternity through gospel-centered preaching, biblical community, and life on mission. Drew enjoys going for a run, biking, and the occasional swim, but mostly he enjoys double stuff Oreos. 

Derek McCallum

Associate Pastor


Derek and his wife, Kassa, love serving the Lord at Blue Hills Baptist Church. Derek has a passion for helping others engage with The Bible, God's word, to experience its life altering power. Derek owns his own business and enjoys spending time outdoors fishing and camping. He is the father of two sons, Luke and Matthew. 

Aaron Young

Worship Director


Raised in small town Iowa, his experience at his home church and Christian schooling shaped his passion to serve God through music.  He is a Business major at Spurgeon College.

Mitchell Chaffin

Youth Director


Mitchell has been at Blue Hills since 2018. He is married to Katie. Mitchell has a passion for seeing people come to faith in Christ and for leading our church to take the Gospel to the nations. He is a ministry student at Spurgeon College.

Caroline Wiggins

Children's Ministry Director


Caroline serves as Children’s Director at Blue Hills and is married to Elijah.  She is an education student at Midwestern Seminary.

Nancy Wilhelm

Administrative Support


Nancy has been a member of Blue Hills Baptist (formerly New Salem Baptist) Church for approximately 40 years. She and will celebrate 54 years of marriage this year, and they have a son, daughter, and 5 grandchildren.  Her passion is music, and she loves serving and praising our God and Savior by singing in the Worship Band at Blue Hills.