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WE ARE CLASSIS GRAND RAPIDS SOUTH

We’re a group of 17 churches that stretch from the 6th Street Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids to the town of Wayland, MI in the south. Each church is a bit different and is involved in different ministries, but we are bound by one faith.

"Jesus has made such a difference in my life and I want people to know that. I feel called to help people know who He is and I am excited to be at Monroe Church to help connect people downtown to our life changing God. We want other people to [...]

"Once I understood that we are saved by grace alone and it’s not what I do, I was so motivated to share the gospel and get involved with Evangelism Explosion and Coffee Break and this church plant and Alpha. It’s the outgrowth of understanding grace and having it become personal."

OUR LATEST BLOG POSTS

  • Streams of Hope Winter Report 2018

Streams of Hope Winter Report 2018

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

On Thursday, Dec. 14, in the evening, 10 year old, Cameron, came in to the food center with his mother. They came to shop as [...]

DOCK Ministry Winter Report 2018

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Description of Ministry As the director, I oversee all ministry aspects of the DOCK Ministry. As a faith-based ministry, we are dedicated to be a [...]

Gospel Centered Youth Ministry

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Recently a friend of mine suggested a book to me. The book is called Gospel Centered Youth Ministry edited by Cameron Cole and Jon Nielson. [...]

Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Winter Report 2018

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Description of Ministry Family Worker for residents of the Roosevelt Park Neighborhood of southwest Grand Rapids (and surrounding area); link families from neighborhood with Christian [...]

OUR MINISTRY TEAMS

Diaconal-ministriesDIACONAL
MINISTRIES

The Diaconal Ministries Committee (DMC) of Classis Grand Rapids South is committed to intentionally and effectively carrying out the work our Lord has called us to do through diaconal ministries in our churches and our communities.

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leadership-developmentLEADERSHIP
DEVELOPMENT

We are pleased to offer financial assistance to members of our congregations who are pursuing ordained ministry in the Christian Reformed Church.

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prayer-ministryPRAYER
MINISTRY

We desire to encourage our churches to grow a prayer culture that enhances a deep and intimate relationship with Christ and a genuine partnership among the churches in our classis.

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churchplantNEW CHURCH DEVELOPMENT

Statistics indicate that the most effective way to reach the unchurched is by starting new ministries. The New Church Development Team has the opportunity to help existing churches and the classis participate in this important mission.

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ESTABLISHED CHURCH DEVELOPMENT

ECD provide grants to assist churches in their long range planning processes.  Our goal is to encourage congregations to think strategically and then plan ministry accordingly.

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