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.

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“All the time in the world,” Joco told me when I asked him what he’d tell his 16 year old self, “Study, go to school, and do as much as you can...” Joco says that we have all the time in the world, and right he is, we do; and [...]

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63 years ago, Dean was baptized in the chapel of La Grave, trust me when I say that many members of the church now, wouldn’t know of anyone who had been baptized in the Chapel of La Grave, unless it were a family member. Dean and his wife, Tina do [...]

OUR LATEST BLOG POSTS

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Artprize was a new experience for many a part of the Roosevelt Park Ministry

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

A story that relates to our Family Worker position: When we went on an ArtPrize trip, 7 of the 10 seniors who went with us [...]

Leadership Meeting | January 2017

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

  Agenda for Classis Grand Rapids South Moline CRC | January 19, 2017 | 4:00 p.m. When arriving, delegates should present credentials to [...]

Monroe Community Church Pastor Installation

January 8th, 2017|1 Comment

On Sunday, January 8 Monroe Community Church celebrated the installation of their new pastor, Jim Boer. As you can see in the photos below, there [...]

Christopher McIntosh-Lopez

December 28th, 2016|0 Comments

I grew up in a non-Christian home. The most I knew about Jesus was what I saw at Easter programs at the local mega church, [...]

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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