There is a growing network of youth groups in Grand Rapids that are sharing resources, encouraging one another, hosting collaborative events, and more. You are invited to join in!
Collaborative Youth Events
GR Youth Kickoff - September 7 or 14
Hosted at Hillside Community Church: Yard games, dessert provided, 7 churches attended. Was directly after a popular community event (South Christian Victory Day). We had just over 100 students.
One Kingdom, One Body Service Project - October 5
Hosted by Friendship CRC: Multi-site (15-20 sites) service project for high school students in the Grand Rapids area.
Worship Service: October 27
Hosted by Providence CRC: Exclusive worship (meaning it’s only worship… not exclusive in who can come) service for high school students.
High School All-Nighter - January 10-11
Hosted by Friendship CRC at Spartan Stores YMCA All-nighter; starts Friday night at 10pm and ends Saturday morning at 5:30am. Catered by Chick-Fil-A. Games and activities (including pool time). Raffle prizes including gift cards and televisions.
Youth Winter Retreat - February 21-23
Hosted by Hillside Community at Faholo Conference Grounds. A two night spiritual formation retreat for high school students
End of the Year Cookout - April 19
Hosted by all churches. End of the year BBQ and (weather permitting) yard games. Perhaps slip n’ slide dodgeball.
Collaborate with us!
We would love to have more Grand Rapids youth groups join us AND be a part of our growing youth leader support network.
Share this with your youth group!