Grand Rapids Classis South 2017-05-09T10:26:04+00:00

WE ARE CLASSIS GRAND RAPIDS SOUTH

We’re a group of 17 churches that stretch from the 6th Street Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids to the town of Wayland, MI in the south. Each church is a bit different and is involved in different ministries, but we are bound by one faith.

"I was an atheist, and God was not a part of my life growing up, but I had some friends who were Christians. When we hung out, they would share their experiences with church. Later, as a teenager I had a lot of emotional hurt and pain and questions, and [...]

"God has me busy. Very busy. God is bringing out things in me that I thought were unattainable because I have always put work and my daughter first. God is showing me now that there is room for Him, work, and family. The things He has me doing I never [...]

OUR LATEST BLOG POSTS

  • meditation

Christian Meditation

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

"In place of our exhaustion and spiritual fatigue, God will give us rest. All He asks is that we come to Him... that [...]

  • solitude

It is in solitude

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

  It is in solitude that we discover that being is more important than having and that we are worth more than the [...]

  • being an elder in the church

Being an Elder in a church

June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Someone recently asked me two question: How did I know it is God’s will for me to be an elder? And what is it like [...]

  • hospitality as a gift

Hospitality as a gift

June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

“Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. 2 Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers…” (Hebrews 13”1-2a) Imagine approaching a church as a total [...]

OUR MINISTRY TEAMS

Diaconal-ministriesDIACONAL
MINISTRIES

The Diaconal Ministries Committee (DMC) of Classis Grand Rapids South is committed to intentionally and effectively carrying out the work our Lord has called us to do through diaconal ministries in our churches and our communities.

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leadership-developmentLEADERSHIP
DEVELOPMENT

We are pleased to offer financial assistance to members of our congregations who are pursuing ordained ministry in the Christian Reformed Church.

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prayer-ministryPRAYER
MINISTRY

We desire to encourage our churches to grow a prayer culture that enhances a deep and intimate relationship with Christ and a genuine partnership among the churches in our classis.

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churchplantNEW CHURCH DEVELOPMENT

Statistics indicate that the most effective way to reach the unchurched is by starting new ministries. The New Church Development Team has the opportunity to help existing churches and the classis participate in this important mission.

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ESTABLISHED CHURCH DEVELOPMENT

ECD provide grants to assist churches in their long range planning processes.  Our goal is to encourage congregations to think strategically and then plan ministry accordingly.

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