History[edit | edit source]
Plymouth Heights Christian Reformed Church was organized in 1951 in southeast Grand Rapids.
Historical Details[edit | edit source]
Locations[edit | edit source]
- Sylvan Christian School, 1630 Griggs St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 (1951-52)
- 1800 Plymouth Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 (built 1953)
Pastors[edit | edit source]
- Edward E. Heerema, 1953-64
- Wilbert M. Van Dyk, 1964-86
- L. A. Koning, 1973-76
- R. Klimp, 1977-80
- Dr. Peter J. Van Elderen Jr., 1988-97
- Dr. Russell L. Palsrok, 1989-??
- Steve De Vries
Membership Overview[edit | edit source]
Membership Data[edit | edit source]
Green (lower) line shows membership in families; blue (middle), professing members; red (top), total members; and magenta (thin), non-professing members.
Youth Ratio[edit | edit source]
Red line shows nonprofessing members as a percentage of total membership.
Five Year Growth Rate[edit | edit source]
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.