Come celebrate all God has done this year at Grand Rapids First!

The 2023 Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Sunday, November 12, at 6 pm at the Life Center. The agenda includes the 2022/23 Annual Report and the election of three deacons. All members are encouraged to attend. Childcare will not be available.

Rennie Barton

Rennie Barton and his wife, Erin, have three children. He serves in GR1 Youth, Small Groups, and GR1 Serve. Rennie is a realtor and owner of City2Shore National Franchise and Real Support.

Steve Bartz

Steve Bartz and his wife, Robbe, have three adult children and six grandchildren. He serves in the Pre-Marriage Perspectives Ministry and GR1 Serve. Steve has previously served as a Wednesday Connection class facilitator, Royal Rangers leader, small group leader, Deacon Assistant, and a Deacon. Steve is a physical therapist at Corewell Physical Therapy.

Brenda Daniels

Brenda Daniels and her husband, Michael, have two children, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She serves as a Deacon Assistant, small group leader, and in GR1 Serve. Brenda has previously served as a missionary board member and in various other ministries. Brenda works as a midwife nurse.

Joshua Elliott

Joshua Elliott and his wife, Martha, have three children. He serves in Young Marrieds, the Nursery, and GR1 Serve. Josh works at the State of Michigan.

Coleman James

Coleman James and his wife, Asonja, have two adult children. Coleman serves in GR1 Serve. He previously served as a Deacon, Deacon Assistant, a classroom buddy at Cesar Chavez Elementary School, and in All Access Men. Coleman is a retired human resources consultant from Consumers Energy.

Connie Nelson

Connie Nelson has three adult children and ten grandchildren. She serves in GR1 Young Adults, GR1 Serve, and as a Deacon Assistant. Connie previously served in Pink Impact and has volunteered in various ministries. Connie works as an interior designer.