Grand Rapids Classis South 2017-05-09T10:26:04+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

  • SW Community Church Spring

SW Community Church Spring 2017 Update

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

We are an emerging Church called, SW Community Church* and we are at the heart of the Roosevelt Park and Black Hills Neighborhood. Our core [...]

  • The PIER Church - Spring 2017

The PIER Church – Spring 2017

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

A recent story shared by the PIER's Pastor Melissa was a young woman who was raised in a family whose mother describes herself as someone [...]

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 [...]

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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