Welcome to Grand Rapids First! We’re excited to help you get connected and grow with us. This page should answer many questions you may have about our weekly services and our beliefs. If you have further questions, please contact us here.

We look forward to seeing you on Sundays at 10 am or Wednesdays at 7 pm.

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What do you believe?

As a Bible-believing Assemblies of God church, we believe in the life-changing power of the Holy Spirit and hold fast to our core values. Pastor Sam Rijfkogel leads with creativity and a passion to share the love of Christ. To listen to recent sermons, click here. For more on our core beliefs, click here.

What do you have for my kids?

We have kids ministries on Sundays and Wednesdays designed to teach kids about the love of Jesus while they enjoy a fun and safe environment. Are you interested in learning more or pre-registering your kids? Click here.

Do you have something for my student?

Every Wednesday at 7 pm, students in 6th-12th grade meet at the Life Center, a secure facility equipped with basketball courts, a full-service café, games, and more. Our leaders and volunteers are committed to teaching the Bible and helping students find their identities in Christ. For more info, click here.

Is Grand Rapids First involved in the community?

The heartbeat of our church is in GR1 Serve. We are continuously seeking ways to show the love of Jesus by meeting the needs of our community. If you are interested in serving with us, click here.

Is there something for me?

Yes! We have groups, events, activities, and volunteer opportunities for every age, interest, and walk of life. Check out all of the ways to get connected by clicking here.

What is worship like?

We worship God throughout the week and gather on Sundays to worship together with engaging, powerful, and contemporary music. Check out our worship album, Wind & Embers, on Apple Music and Spotify.

How can I get connected?

Small groups are an essential way to connect with others in the church and walk through life together. Click here for a list of our current small groups.

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