I’m New Here

Welcome, we’re so glad you’re here!

If you’re just checking things out, we would love the chance to GET TO KNOW YOU (our online connection card).  We have put together a list of frequently asked questions to help you get to know us. There’s a place for you at First CRC and we want to help you find the best way to get connected, to grow in your faith and to serve God with us.

Here are a few basic ways to get started:

Morning Worship

Join us on Sunday mornings at 10 AM for our morning worship service. Dress is casual. You can also listen to our sermons here.

Get Connected

There’s a place for you to belong at First CRC.  We have a number of events and ways for you to get to know us.  These are open to everyone—members of the First CRC Family, neighbors to our church, visitors to our church, friends of our church.  If you would like information on these opportunities or to sign up for an event click here.

Grow Together

There’s a place for you to grow in your faith at First CRC.  These growing groups are open to  everyone—members of the First CRC Family, neighbors to our church, visitors to our church, friends of our church.   If you would like information on these opportunities or to sign up for growing group click here.

Serve Together

There’s a place for you to volunteer and serve God with us at First CRC.  These serving opportunities are open to everyone, members of the First CRC family, neighbors to our church, visitors to our church, friends of our church.   If you would like more information on these opportunities or to sign up to serve with us click here.

Kids and Students

There’s a place for your child(ren) to belong, connect and serve at First CRC.  If you would like more information on our programs for kids and students click here.

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Children’s Ministries

Children’s Worship—During the morning worship services, children (3 years – 1st grade) are invited to a worship service of their own with age-appropriate materials and songs. Contact Mary Hamstra with questions at tmhamstra@chartermi.net. Sunday School—After the morning worship services (11:15am-12:15pm) children (3 years – 5th grade) are invited to meet in the church classrooms for …

Get Connected

There’ a place for you to belong at First CRC.  These opportunities to get connected are open to everyone—members of the First CRC Family, neighbors to our church, visitors to our church, friends of our church.  For more information or to sign up for an event click here. Family Fun Night: Families of First CRC …

Groups at First CRC

Groups at First CRC  Currently we are using our Growing In Faith Together material for all our groups.  Our groups are open to everyone—members of the First CRC Family, neighbors to our church, visitors to our church, friends of our church.  To get more information or to sign up for a group click here to …

Grow Together (GIFT)

GROWING IN FAITH TOGETHER (GIFT) There’s a place for you to grow in your faith at First CRC.  We have a new resource to help you grow in your faith called Growing In Faith Together, or GIFT!  Every week we will have a GIFT insert in the bulletin and online.  It includes two sections: Today and This …

Serve Together

There’s a place for you to volunteer and serve God at First CRC.  These serving opporutnites are open to everyone, members of the First CRC family, neighbors to our church, visitors to our church, friends of our church Metal Recycle Ministry:  Staffed by volunteers, the Metal Recycle Ministry picks up all types of metal throughout the …

Bibles for Grand Haven

Bibles for Grand Haven Ministry is an outreach ministry of First Christian Reformed Church to make God’s Word, the Bible, accessible to all. Begun over 20 years ago, Bibles are purchased and distributed by First CRC volunteers to public venues such as restaurants, hotels, local hospitals, agencies, and coffee houses where they can be picked …

Helps Ministry

The Helps Ministry is coordinated by the Deacons and is designed to provide services to members of First Church with regard to maintenance, travel needs and more when a member is in need of such assistance. The need could be the result of an illness, a new baby, or an elderly member needing help with …

Meals Ministry

Under the direction of the Deacons, the Meals Ministry is designed to respond to requests for meal assistance from within the congregation. The Meals Coordinator not only coordinates meal requests, but also initiates offers to provide meals to members of the congregation during difficult times such as surgeries, birth, death, etc. Church members who are …

Recycle Ministry

Call 616-842-6370 to schedule a free pick up of your unwanted metal or electronics.   We  take anything metal, even if it is only partially metal. That includes Christmas tree lights! We also take electronics – no TVs or computer monitors.  Anything that plugs in or runs on a battery we can recycle environmentally. First …

Appliance Ministry

A cooperative program of First CRC and Love in Action First Christian Reformed Church has coordinated the Appliance Ministry for twenty years. The Appliance Ministry receives donations of working gently used appliances – washers, dryers, refrigerators, and stoves – and delivers them to families who are in need of and cannot afford to purchase these …