Our Mission

Bringing people to Christ and equipping them to be like Him.

Our Core Values

Our core values drive the heart of the church as a whole and lay a path for every individual of any age to grow in their relationship with God and others.

Growing in Christ

Healthy followers of Christ develop regular habits that help them to be more like Him.

  • Daily Bible Reading and Prayer
  • Midweek Ministries
  • Water Baptism and Baptism in the Holy Spirit

Relating to Others

We seek to build life-giving authentic friendships, families, and communities that glorify God.

  • Small Groups
  • Membership
  • Volunteering in Your Church

Outreach to Our World

We actively seek to draw people to God by reaching our city and world through simple acts of kindness.

  • Individual – Relational Evangelism
  • Local – GR1 Serve
  • Global – GR1 Global

Worshiping God

Worship is how we interact with God in our daily lives.

  • Small Groups
  • Sunday Services
  • Lifestyle
  • Generosity

16 Fundamental Truths

Grand Rapids First is a part of the Assemblies of God, a fellowship of over 13,000 churches in America and 65 million members throughout the world. We stand by the 16 fundamental truths and the cardinal doctrines, all of which can be read here.