Dutch Reformed Wiki

East Leonard CRC, Grand Rapids, MI


East Leonard Christian Reformed Church was organized in 1925 in northeast Grand Rapids.

Visit the East Leonard website.

Historical Details[]


1027 Leonard St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (built 1929)


  1. B. H. Spalink, 1926-30
  2. M. Arnoys, 1930-39
  3. John G. Van Dyke, 1940-51
  4. B. E. Pekelder, 1951-55
  5. J. W. Visser, 1955-61
  6. J. Hofman Jr., 1962-65
  7. W. Haverkamp, 1966-73
  8. H. A. Ouwinga, 1974-81
  9. P. J.Kok, 1982-87
  10. Terry D. Slachter, 1989-93
  11. Douglas A. Warners, 1995-

Membership Overview[]


Membership data, East Leonard CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

Membership Data[]

Green (lower) line shows membership in families; blue (middle), professing members; red (top), total members; and magenta (thin), non-professing members. East Leonard has reported exactly the same membership for the past three years.


Youth ratio, East Leonard CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

Youth Ratio[]

Red line shows nonprofessing members as a percentage of total membership.


Five year growth rate, East Leonard CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

Five Year Growth Rate[]

Red line shows five year growth rate. A five year growth rate between 10% and -10% is considered stable; greater than 10% indicates a growing congregation; one below -10% indicates a church in decline. This makes no allowance for daughter churches.

Data source: Yearbooks of the Christian Reformed Church. Dates are year prior to publication date since data is gathered at the end of one year and published in the next.