Sam Hendrickson is the Church Planting Pastor of Westside Baptist Church. God saved him in November, 1989. He and his wife Jill are former members of  First Baptist Church of Sterling Heights. Sam served in a number of capacities at FBCSH including the following ministries: deacon, mission committee, new believer discipling, VBS teacher, teen sponsor, Young Single Adult SS leader, and elsewhere. He provided pulpit supply for Springport Baptist Church in Springport, MI for six months, and is currently on staff at FBCSH as their Church Planting Pastor. He received the Master of Divinity from Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary in May 2003. In February 2004, he was ordained for the gospel ministry by First Baptist Church of Sterling Heights–Dwight Schultz, Senior Pastor. The Hendricksons were sent out on May 9, 2004, the date of their Commissioning Service.

Jill Hendrickson was saved in 1976. She has served God in Ladies Missionary Fellowships, Mid-week children’s programs, discipling new believers, counseling women, ladies Bible studies, speaking for ladies programs, assisting Sam in shepherding two SS classes and many other ministries. She has taken three years of Bible Institute classes. She excels in planning and logistics of short and long term projects, and has top-notch skills in office administration. She has a heart for children and women, and serves faithfully in ministries related to these.

Tri-Lakes has been supporting the Hendricksons since 2017.


We gather at Jenison Christian School

7700 Greenfield Ave, Jenison, MI 49428

Phone: 616-550-2485