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Adult Ministry Youth Ministry Music Ministry Congregational Care Opportunities to Serve Missionaries we Support


Adult Ministry

Adult Education

After the morning worship service, adults are invited to attend a class or discussion group.  Various topics and formats are offered through the year. Contact: Ken Dornbush

book group

A group for those who enjoy reading. Both best-sellers and old classics are read by the members, then discussed in an relaxed atmosphere. People of any age or interest are invited. Contact: Phyllis Dornbush

Women's Monday Night Bible Study

A women's in-depth Bible study involving daily preparation and memorization. The group meets every other Monday evening beginning in late September and is open to women of all ages. Contact: Glenda Tebben

Christian Fellowship

A meal, friendship, and Bible discussion is enjoyed the first Sunday of each month after the evening worship service.  Participants are generally 60 years old and up.

Women's Afternoon Bible Study - Golden Hour

A women’s group that meets twice monthly on Wednesday afternoon to sing, pray, talk and study the Bible together. Contact:  Jan Visser or Winky Meyer

“Widows and Others”

Widows and others who are living alone come together for a meal at Russ’ Restaurant in Grandville on the second Tuesday evening of each month. Contact: Elberta Mulder

Yesterday's Youth

All seniors are invited to participate in a wide variety of daytime activities, programs or outings.  All events are planned by a committee and announced well in advance of the date.   Contact: Winky Meyer


Youth Ministry (back to top)

Cadets

A boy’s club for 3rd through 7th graders. The volunteer leaders model Christian life and manhood in discussions, badge work, handicraft projects, and outdoor activities. They meet three evenings a month from September through May with additional events as scheduled.

GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior)

A girls’ club for 3rd through 7th graders. Bible studies, badge work, crafts, activities and special events are all designed by volunteer leaders to cultivate attitudes of Christian living and service in the girls. They meet on Wednesday twice a month from September through April. Contact: Kerri DeWindt

Church School

Sunday morning classes for 4-year-olds through 12th grade, September through March. A sequential curriculum leads students through Bible stories and doctrines, with a goal of drawing them to a living, active faith in Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord.

Youth Groups



Music Ministry (back to top)

Voices of Praise

An adult choir (high school and older) that sings regularly during worship services.  They rehearse after the Sunday morning service.  Contact:  Linda VanKlompenberg

Praise Teams

Groups of 3 to 6 persons, men or women,  who lead the congregation in singing new or familiar songs during the worship services.


Congregational Care (back to top)

CD Recording

CD's are made of every service for use by members of the church or others.  CD's may be requested on a regular basis or on an as-needed basis. Contact: Glenda Tebben

“Between Friends”

A women’s ministry which organizes the physical caring of members for each other, and also plans all-church social events for women.


Opportunities to Serve (back to top)

coffee service

Volunteers serve coffee in the narthex after the morning worship service, as well as other special occasions. Contact: Deb Force or Linda VanKlompenberg

Decore

Volunteers make banners and other decorations to enhance the sense of worshipfulness and the beauty of the church building. Contact: Linda VanKlompenberg

Devotional Services

Volunteers present a devotional service in two area nursing homes.  Persons are needed to sing, play the piano or other instrument, as well as to deliver a short meditation. Contact: Gretchen Mellema

Kids Hope USA

We seek to serve the Jenison community by partnering mentors from our church with students at Pinewood Elementary School. Prayer partners also emerge to pray for each mentor/student relationship. We strive to give hope to children by helping to meet their emotional, social, and academic needs. Contact: Kerri DeWindt

Music ministry

Accompanying a service on the piano or organ is a great way to serve. Playing or singing for special music during a service is also a great way to participate. Contact: Julie Brunsting

Nursery

Dedicated volunteers are always appreciated for this ministry. Opportunities include volunteering to help monitor the children of the congregation during a morning or evening service.

Parents Night Out

On the first Friday of every month from October to May, 6:30 – 9:30 PM, our church offers free child care to anyone in the community who reserves a spot. Many volunteers are needed for a wide variety of tasks, from setup, crafts, baking, nursery, take-down and much more. Church members may bring their own child(ren) in exchange for an evening of volunteering. There is also a “Parents Night Out” Committee on which you can serve. Contact: Gretchen Mellema

Roving Greeter

This person intentionally seeks out visitors among those entering the church on Sunday, to give the visitor a warm welcome and encourage him to sign the guest book. Contact:  Carl Wiersum

Usher

Ushers offer a friendly greeting and assist those entering the sanctuary to find seating. Contact: Rog Danielson


Missionaries we Support (back to top)

George and Sarah deVuyst (gdevuyst@crcna.org)
CRWM Ukraine

Ron and Fran DeYoung (rdy263@yahoo.com)
Kalamazoo, MI

Caspar and Leanne Geisterfer (lgeisterfer@crwrc.org)
CRWRC Honduras and Latin America

Jeong and Misook Gho (jeonggho@gmail.com)
CRWM Japan

Harold and Elsbeth Kallemeyn (kallemeyn@wanadoo.fr)
CRWM France

Ben and Amy Meyer(bmeyer@crcna. org)
Guadalajara, Mexico

Paul and Charlotte Mpindi (missionfrenchafrica1@gmail.com)
Mission French Africa

Al and Jacie Persenaire (apersenaire@crcna.org)
CRWM Educational Care

Arbin and Bimala Pokharel (apokharel@crcnapartners.org)
CRWM Nepal