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Pleasant Hill Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, 1960-1967


Pleasant Hill Reformed was organized in 1960 and used the facilities abandoned by Fifth Reformed when it relocated in 1957. The new congregtion failed to thrive and disbanded in 1967.


527 Church Place SW, built in 1886 as Fifth Reformed.


  1. H. H. Taylor, 1959-65

Membership Overview[]


Membership data, Pleasant Hill Reformed, Grand Rapids, MI

Membership Data[]

Heavy lines: green (lower) shows membership in families; blue (middle), professing members; red (top), total members. Thin lines: magenta (top), non-professing members; orange (lower), inactive members.


Membership ratios, Pleasant Hill Reformed, Grand Rapids, MI

Membership Ratios[]

Red line (middle) shows nonprofessing members as a percentage of total membership (inactive members exluded), and green (lower), inactive members as percentage of total membership.


Five year growth rate, Pleasant Hill Reformed, 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.

Source: Acts of Synod of the Reformed Church in America. Dates are year prior to publication date since data is gathered at the end of one year and published in the next.