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 15th

    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 6th

    Hosted by Friendship CRC: Multi-site (15-20 sites) service project for high school students in the Grand Rapids area.

  • Youth Group Night - October 28th

    Hosted by Providence CRC: General youth group night full of activities, teaching, dinner, and worship.

  • Worship Service: November 18th

    Hosted by Moline CRC: Exclusive worship (meaning it’s only worship… not exclusive in who can come) service for high school students.

  • Progressive Christmas Dinner - December 16th

    Hosted by Hillside Community Church, Cutlerville East CRC, Kentwood Christian Church and Covenant CRC. Three course Christmas meal including games, worship, and fellowship. Traveling to three different churches.

  • High School All-Nighter - January 11th-12th

    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 24th-26th

    Hosted by Hillside Community at Faholo Conference Grounds. A two night spiritual formation retreat for high school students

  • Prayer Service - March 24th

    Hosted by InSpirit Church. Prayer service with multiple interactive prayer stations/exercises.

  • End of the Year Cookout - April 28th

    Hosted by all churches. End of the year BBQ and (weather permitting) yard games. Perhaps slip n’ slide dodgeball.

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We would love to have more Grand Rapids youth groups join us AND be a part of our growing youth leader support network.

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