Classis Grand Rapids South

New Church Development Ministry

As a collection of churches throughout the Grand Rapids, Michigan area (aka Classis Grand Rapids South) we are committed to reaching the lost by starting new churches! Statistics indicate that the most effective way to reach the unchurched is by starting new ministries.

New Church Development Grants
and Ministry Reports

  • New Church Development Quarterly Report

    A ministry update by those receiving a funding from Classis Grand Rapids South is expected to be completed each quarter. GO HERE

  • Partnership Grant Application

    A Partnership Grant is a one year renewable grant by the New Church Development Team of Classis Grand Rapids South of the Christian Reformed Church in North America. The Partnership Grant s given to sustain and grow new church plants. This grant comes with an expectation of an ongoing relationship with the NCD Team of Classis South as determined by the NCD Team and the partnering church or launch team. GO HERE

The Latest
New Church Development
Stories & Reports

Ministry Team Members

This team focuses on new and emerging ministries and churches in our Classis. Since it is extremely difficult for one church to have the needed resources to plant a church, this team helps our churches work together to plant new ministries.

The NCD Team consists of Dave Struyk, Randy Ledeboer, Wayne Ondersma, Dave Klooster, Jim Boer, and Carole Pettijohn (who is the liasion for the NCD team and the church plants).

Contact Team