Care & Prayer

We’re here to help.

our dream

We want every person to give and receive genuine care and support

What can I Expect?

We’re a family who cares for each other.  If you need to get in touch with us please call 616.953.0745 or email

COV- 19 Update:

During this Cold and Flu season if you or someone care for has a need please contact us. We would love to help. Or if you are interested in helping during the cold and flu season by meeting a need with prayer, grocery delivery and more. Contact We will help you get plug in.

Have a need? We work with area partners and have teams of volunteers and professionals in place to help provide prayer and support for you. When you receive care from us or our partners, you can expect to be treated like family. We’re committed to walking alongside people who are in short and long-term seasons of need.

Want to meet a need? When you partner with us to provide care for others, you’ll receive information about area resources, partner with many other committed volunteers and be equipped to walk well with others, leveraging your story, your experience and your gifts.

Have a care need, here are two ways to connect with us:

  1. Call for care or to talk with a pastor at 616.953.0745.
  2. Email our care team at

Submit a prayer request so our church family can pray for you!


We partner with Winning at Home and other area counseling centers to provide professional counseling. To learn more contact us.
Shepherding Elders

Shepherding Elders are men and women equipped and ready to walk alongside people needing spiritual care. Shepherding Elders partner with individuals to discuss topics and take steps that bring meaningful help into difficult circumstances.

Contact us for more info. 

This panel of trained Christian mediators are available to meet with you to help resolve marital, familial or professional disputes.

Contact us.


DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone.

Learn more

Marriage Workshop

For married or pre-married couples we offer Prepare/Enrich, a relationship skill-building program. The workshop generally happens in the Spring and Fall. $40 includes Prepare/Enrich materials for workshop and the cost of a marriage assessment. Contact for more information.

Financial Assistance

We offer classes and financial assistance for those who find themselves in a pinch.

Contact us

Marriage Mentoring

Marriage Mentors are passionate about helping other couples Prepare/Enrich their marriages. All of our Marriage Mentors have been married a minimum of 15 years and are certified Prepare/Enrich facilitators.

To be mentored or to become a mentor couple contact us.

It hurts to lose someone. GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.

Contact Us.

This team provides meal assistance for families in need.

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Get involved

There are many ways for you to give and receive care at our church. If you’re in a season of need, let us know! If you’re in a season where you can offer care and prayer to others, let us know. Call 616.395.4126 x445.

Our Guides

Get to know the people involved in Care and Prayer.

Whitney Housenga

Care Coordinator

Mick Knoll

Discipleship Coordinator


Kate Bareman

Community Life Pastor
Email Kate