Great Lakes Urban is actively supporting and contributing to the health and vibrancy of urban communities across the Great Lakes region.
It is recognized and trusted as a coaching, training catalyst for citizen engagement and faith-based involvement in neighborhood transformation
Destination Education mission is to make completion of post-secondary education an achievable reality for every student in the Holland-Zeeland area.
Their goal is to increase the community’s post-secondary education attainment from 39% today to 60% by 2025. They are laying the foundation for a vibrant economy and educated workforce equipped to compete in a 21st century global economy.
Westcore Neighbors' mission is: Empowering the residents of the Westcore neighborhood to work together on the things that they care about contributing towards a strong, peaceful, beautiful, and vibrant neighborhood for everyone.
Their visions is to identify the skill, abilities, and assets of each member of the community so the community can work together for the betterment of all.
Our Church Partners:
Pillar Church is committed to participate in God’s reconciling work in the world wherever and whenever it is needed.
They believe God has chosen the Church to carry out his purposes for the world so the health and vibrancy of the local church is not a selfish endeavor but God's desire for us.
They take seriously the opportunity to join the Hope College community in raising up students for leadership in the church and around the world.
Their hearts' desire is to share in the continued work of restoration in their community.
Hope Church is distinctive in the community for its
Attentiveness to issues of justice
Commitment to caring for creation
Worship styleboth the liturgical worship and the more intimate, interactive early service
Distinctive, progressive theological perspective
Commitment to many forms of diversity
Fellowship Reformed's Vision is to be a community where everyone loves God, follows Jesus, listens to the Holy Spirit, and joins God in gathering people around Jesus, transforming them into passionate followers of Jesus, and empowering them to join Jesus in ministry.
Their mission is to love God and others as an accepting community, centered in Christ, focused on developing faithful followers of Jesus.
Calvary Reformed hopes to be a grace-filled community empowered by God to live out the love they profess by accepting people where they are and loving them into a Christ honoring way of life.
They are called by God to live out the love of Jesus Christ in the Holland Heights community through authentic worship, inclusive outreach, empowering service, faithful discipleship and affirming fellowship.
They are committed to embrace the rich diversity that now enlivens their neighborhood.
Through the partnership with these organizations, we are able to fulfil our call to the core city.