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This Week at LaGrave

When John heard in prison what Christ was doing, he sent his disciples to ask him, "Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?"
- Matthew 11:2-3

Sunday, December 11, 2016 

8:40 & 11:00 a.m. Worship Service

The Anthem: (8:40) “On Jordan’s Banks the Baptist’s Cry” arr. David Cherwien
(11:00) “Veni, Veni, Emmanuel” arr. John G. Morgan

Rev. Peter Jonker – minister
Rev. Kristy Manion - liturgist 
Dr. Larry Visser – organist 
Chancel Choir, Merle Mustert – director (8:40)
Bells Jubilate, Kurt Stroh – director (8:40)
Junior Choir, Marcia Pylman – director (11:00)
Karen Schipper - accompanist

4:00 p.m. Worship Service

This Evening, we will worship at 4:00 pm. For the first time in years, we will enjoy a Children’s Christmas Program. The children will lead us in a worshipful program called “The Innkeeper’s Story”. 

Sermon: “MAKING ROOM AT THE INN” | Matthew 1:18-25

Rev. Peter Jonker – minister
Brian Bartusch – organist
Jess Hollenbach – musical director
Rachel Scholten – accompanist
Ryan VandenHeuvel – stage director

7:30 p.m. King's Choraliers Concert

For a list of our upcoming Christmas & Special worship services click on the About Us tab then Special Events/Services.

About Us

We are an 1,800 member church located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. Our members come from all over West Michigan, drawn by a combination of relevant Biblical preaching, inspiring worship services, beautiful music, holistic outreach programs, quality pastoral care, dynamic programs for children and youth, and a wide variety of opportunities for adults.

LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church exists to promote God's Kingdom by worshiping God in response to his Word, equipping God’s people for service, and witnessing to God’s world in word and deed that Jesus Christ is Lord of all.

If you are looking for a friendly, warm church that combines a deep commitment to the historic Reformed tradition of the Christian faith with a passionate desire to minister to both its members and its community with an intensely relevant Gospel, we invite you to visit or contact us. LaGrave has a place for you.