Grand Rapids Classis South 2017-03-16T11:17:06+00:00

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.

"I was an atheist, and God was not a part of my life growing up, but I had some friends who were Christians. When we hung out, they would share their experiences with church. Later, as a teenager I had a lot of emotional hurt and pain and questions, and [...]

"God has me busy. Very busy. God is bringing out things in me that I thought were unattainable because I have always put work and my daughter first. God is showing me now that there is room for Him, work, and family. The things He has me doing I never [...]

OUR LATEST BLOG POSTS

The DOCK Ministries – Spring 2017

April 24th, 2017|0 Comments

From the Director In the last quarterly letter, I used two key words to sum up my first few months as the director of The [...]

  • Roosevelt Park Ministries

Roosevelt Park Ministries – Spring 2017

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Marisol has been attending English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at Roosevelt Park Ministries (RPM) since last fall. We have watched as this bright [...]

Streams Of Hope Serving the community – Spring 2017

April 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Chick-fil-A Stuff-a-Truck Event We extend our thanks to Chick-fil-A, the Kent County Sheriff's Department, and all the families who came out to support our recent Stuff-A-Truck [...]

  • Why Do You Look for the Living Among the Dead

Among the dead

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. [...]

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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