Ministry Stories

Established Church

We shared some common interests

About 6 months ago, I met a young couple thru our church's community service program (i.e. Covid-safe community outreach events...
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Diaconal

I can call 70×7 family

“I have full respect to all who is there.  All I see is respect and knowledge which is shared every...
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Someone Like You

Hillside Church is Hiring! Director of Worship & Arts

Hillside Community Church in Grand Rapids is hiring a full time Director of Worship & Arts! Share with others! Send...
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Established Church

In a season of getting ready – welcome center

I am very excited to share about our new welcome center and has been designed in a central location of...
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New Church

Praying a long time for a church like City Hope GR

A few weeks ago one of the people we had met (who has an interest in the ministry of City...
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Someone Like You

National Day of Prayer Bike and Walk

WHAT: On the evening of the National Day of Prayer we will gather for a prayer bike ride OR a prayer walk. We'll...
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Someone Like You

Hiring: Youth Minister at Discovery Church

Youth Minister at Discovery Church (Part Time) This ministry position helps fulfill Discovery’s mission by directing Discovery’s youth programs and...
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Diaconal

His heart is open

Frank and George were connected through Volunteers In Service one year ago through the calls and cards ministry. Frank, who...
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Rick Theule

Holy Saturday

“I believe in God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth,  And in Jesus Christ, God’s only son, our...
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New Church

Impacted certain members very deeply

Monroe Community Church (MCC) is working to grow capacity for mission in the downtown area of Grand Rapids. We have...
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Established Church

We pivoted as an Alpha Team

The pandemic has certainly demanded that we pivot as an Alpha Team. We had to plan, train, and deploy an...
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New Church

Disciple a beautiful group of believers

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, receive an affectionate greeting in the glorious name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Through...
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Someone Like You

Go to them – The Dock

When we first shut down due to the pandemic it was hard. As time went on some questions kept coming...
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Established Church

Goody bags filled with Bible lessons, treats, and crafts

Although our ministry programs have been closed this year and it has been difficult finding new ways to connect with...
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Diaconal

Ministering to the whole community

Although client contacts and new intakes have been lower for 2020 compared to a non-pandemic year, we are beginning to...
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Diaconal

She could stay in her home

Ministry update submitted by Bernita Tuinenga
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Established Church

Mission of the Month

Mission of the Month was a huge success in November and December. Our November mission was Streams of Hope. In...
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Uncategorized

A free prayer ebook resource by Emily Vanden Heuvel

Created by Emily Vanden Heuvel,  one of our pastors! “I know why I should pray, but sometimes I just don’t know how.”...
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Diaconal

Sarah reads scripture from Braille

Encouraging results/story from the program assisted by our partnership with you. In this time of Covid-19, it goes without saying,...
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Jolene DeHeer

The LORD crowns the year with HIS goodness

One year ago, when we were contemplating the new, uncharted year ahead, none of us had any idea of what...
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George Vink

More Quiet Contemplation

Written by Rev. George Vink. I was going to do it yesterday, but got too busy. I had minutes to...
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