Adult Discipleship


Adult Sunday School

10:45-11:30 am

Fall 2022 Class Options:

Grief- Whether you're experiencing new or enduring grief related to any kind of loss, you are invited to journey through the Psalms with Pastor Michelle. People of all ages are welcome, and the class will meet upstairs in Room 200 starting September 18 (will not meet Oct. 30-Nov. 13).

Passing On Faith (Oct. 30- Nov. 13): What does it mean for the church to invest in the next generation? And where do we begin? In this three week class, you're invited to learn more about ways we can answer these critical questions.

The Fellowship Class will not be meeting this fall and will resume after Christmas.

Opportunities to Serve

Watch The bulletin for more opportunities to serve

Serving in the Community

Kids Hope: Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a student at Quincy Elementary School? Mentors spend one hour with one child, once a week. Contact Mary Kingshott or Norma Jongsma at for more information.

Hand2Hand: First Church partners with Hand2Hand to help Quincy Elementary School students and families experiencing food insecurity. Contact Jackie Reimink or the church office if you are interested in helping with this ministry.

Adopt-a-Park: First Church has 'adopted' Upper Macatawa Natural Area as a way to care for God's creation together. We participate in a work session every spring, summer, and fall. Our next work session is Saturday, October 22 at 10:00 am.

Community Action House Food Club: A group of people from First Church volunteer at Food Club in Holland Heights on the second Saturday morning of every month. Contact Julie Chen ( for more information.

Serving at First Church

Worship Team: Are you a musician who is interested in using your gifts to help lead worship? Contact Jordan Clegg ( for more information.

Care Team: Contact Pastor Michelle ( if you are passionate about caring for people and would like to serve as a Care Shepherd or participate in our freezer meal ministry.

Children's Ministries and Youth Ministries: Do you care deeply about teaching our children and youth about God's love for them and nurturing their faith development? If you would like to learn more about opportunities to serve, contact Angie Walker ( for Children's Ministries and Josiah Huisman ( for youth ministries.

Prayer Encouragement Team: Are you passionate about prayer and helping our congregation engage in prayer more deeply? Contact Josiah Huisman ( to learn more about joining the Prayer Encouragement Team. 

Hospitality Ministries: A warm smile and a hot cup of coffee are important ways that we welcome people to worship on Sunday mornings. If you are interested in joining the greeting team or coffee team, contact the church office for more information.

Technology: The tech team's hard work behind the scenes helps us engage in worship. If you are interested serving on the tech team, contact Jim DeBoer (

Ministry Teams: First Church has several ministry teams that help the church live out our mission in specific areas. If you are passionate about hospitality, evangelism, kingdom justice, or discipleship, contact the church office to learn more about joining a ministry team.