Ministry Stories

Jolene DeHeer

Stepping into the new year

Written by Jolene DeHeer One can almost breath in the excitement and expectation of new prospects, new resolutions, new hopes,...
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Diaconal

Her own bed to sleep in

Diaconal Ministry Report by Craig Van Hill After becoming aware that some of our students did not have their own...
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Someone Like You

Merry Christmas!

Post by Busisiwe Lala Ngejane. The birth of Jesus Luke 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that...
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George Vink Uncategorized

Family Time

Written by Rev. George Vink Although not all of our children and grandchildren were present to enjoy “family time,” on...
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Jolene DeHeer Prayer

A Christmas Prayer

Written by Jolene DeHeer Classis Prayer Coordinator Have you ever felt you just don’t know what to pray? Whenever I...
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Jill Jansen

Let Us Adore Him

Written by Jill Jansen One of the Christmas songs that we often sing this time of year is “O come,...
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Natalie Hart

Best Christmas pageants

Written by Natalie Hart I’ve gone to the big productions that have clearly been rehearsed for hours and hours, that...
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Bernita Tuinenga

The Gift of Presence

Written by Bernita Tuinenga “This is how God showed his love among us: He sent His one and only Son...
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George Vink New Church

New Church Development in Classis Grand Rapids South

When the chair of New Church Development, Rev. David Struyk, invites the pastors of our Grand Rapids South Classis to...
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Someone Like You

Jolene DeHeer Installed as Classis Prayer Coordinator

My name is Jolene DeHeer and I have the blessing and honor of being the new Prayer Coordinator for Classis...
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Jolene DeHeer

Pray for One Another

Written by Jolene DeHeer, Classis Prayer Coordinator If COVID has shown us anything, it has shown us the need we...
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George Vink

Classis Wide Worship Service

Reformation Day 2021 was celebrated by Classis Grand Rapids South in a most appropriate manner. An enthusiastic representation of its...
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Diaconal

A “juvenile lifer” and incarcerated at age 16

Some recent positive stories from 70x7 Life Recovery: Robert was a “juvenile lifer” and incarcerated at age 16.  Due to...
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New Church

Our best story is about Grace

Monroe Community Church (MCC) has seen God's hand in several ways. We were able to move into our new ministry...
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Established Church

Helped launch Alpha in over 15 churches

Our Alpha Ministry at Monroe Community Church continues online. We look forward to returning to in-person Alpha in the fall...
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Established Church

Developed a discipling relationship

A year ago, I was introduced to a lady who was a first time visitor to our church. She was...
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New Church

Being part of what God is doing

The other day, while working on details for a team meeting, I (Dave) received a text from someone interested in...
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Diaconal

Kids in our full facility again!

After having to severely limit and alter our program last school year in adherence to state Covid regulations, we are...
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Someone Like You

Ryan Phan and Jessica Maddox Classical Examination

The examinations were streamed live. You can view below.
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Uncategorized

Classis Leadership Gathering

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Someone Like You

Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit

For many ministry leaders this past year has been especially challenging. It's time for renewed hope. We invite you to...
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