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Funding Update

by: Dave Vander Woude

12/23/2020

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God continues to provide. He reminds His people every day that He is in control. We see yet again how God shows He is the source of all life, hope and provision. Through His love, hearts are beating for people disconnected from the church. Many are hearing God's call. We look forward to an incredible ministry ahead for all-abilities! The goal was to raise $142,000 by the end of December 2020. We still have $39,000 that is needed. In raising all the funds, we can ful...


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This Coming Summer with Joni & Friends

by: Dave Vander Woude

12/04/2020

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Another exciting way God has recently worked is through Joni and Friends. This year we've been invited to be a part of Joni & Friends Family Camp at Maranatha. Dave will be serving families as the Camp Pastor for the last week of June. There are additional opportunities to serve. Please contact City Hope GR if this sounds interesting. If you're a family inclusive of special needs, consider this great opportunity...


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God Keeps Working!

by: Dave Vander Woude

11/17/2020

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We had long be unaware...one of the things God prepared well in advance was a special connection with a national (but locally based) ministry that helps schools and churches with resources and tools as they serve those with special needs. For years they have been known as CLC Network, but now have a new name, All Belong. We love how they advocate for inclusion and we're excited to officially partner. You can find out more about All Belong ...


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On Location in Downtown Grand Rapids

by: Dave Vander Woude

11/16/2020

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God continues His work! Take a couple minutes to hear an update and catch a glimpse of our coming location. God has provided an incredible spot in beautiful downtown Grand Rapids!

Check it out here


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WHY THIS CHURCH, WHY YOU, WHY NOW?

by: Dave Vander Woude

11/16/2020

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You're invited to take a look at this special video. Dave is interviewing his mentor, Eric Peterson (of Benjamin's Hope). This is powerful in that it helps answer additional questions of why this church, while hearing about the impact and then seeing a snapshot of a worship environment. 

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Welcome To The City Hope GR Website

by: Dave Vander Woude

11/12/2020

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We are so excited to present our website. Our goal is to provide easy navigation to help you get the information you need quickly and efficiently.

There's still a lot of information to be added, and we look forward to keeping the site fresh and up to date. If you have any ideas about how we can improve the site or use it better, please leave a commen...


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