Classis Grand Rapids South

Spiritual Growth & Prayer

This team focuses on helping our churches—new and established—to grow spiritually, primarily through the ministry of prayer and leadership retreats.

Ministry activities and resources

  • Annual Pastor & Spouse Retreat

    Each year the spiritual growth and prayer team provide a few days for the pastor's and their spouse to get away for rest and renewal. GO HERE

  • Church Prayer Coordinators

    Our classis enjoys an active prayer ministry with the churches of classis. To learn more and get involved GO HERE.

Annual Pastor & Spouse Retreat

As a classis are committed to coming alongside our churches and their pastors to help them be holistically strong and healthy. One way we accomplish this is by creating annual retreats for them. Below are a couple of videos that highlight past retreats.

Church Prayer Coordinators

  • Felicia Bud - Classis Prayer Coordinator

    Felicia provides a prayer foundation for the work and ministries of Classis by encouraging and enhancing the practice of prayer and intercession in every congregation in Classis. To join this effort you can email Felicia -

  • Prayer Resources

    We invite you to view the various prayer resources we have made available to strengthen your personal and church prayer life by GOING HERE

Ministry Team Members

Rev. Bob Boersma, CH, Bernita Tuinenga, Jill Jansen, Jolene De Heer, Rev. Henry Schenkel, Marissa Walters, Felicia Bud.
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