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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

Alpha Course at Monroe Community Church (MCC) – Fall 2017

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

I am the lead pastor of Monroe Community Church. On September 27 we launched a new Alpha Course at MCC. The Course will continue through [...]

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The Dock – Fall 2017 Report

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

As every organization and ministry has its ebbs and flows, tweaks and changes, one thing has stayed constant, our mission: Impacting students and transforming community [...]

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Leadership Gathering | October 12 | InSpirit

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Minutes of Classis Grand Rapids South - inSpirit CRC  October 12, 2017                      6:30 p.m. Arrival. Upon arrival, the delegates presented their church’s credentials [...]

The Dock Ministries Summer 2017

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

There is a family of 6 that lives in a two-bedroom apartment. Without this ministry, these students would not get spiritual, nutritional and/or educational assistance [...]

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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