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Seymour CRC, Grand Rapids, MI


Seymour Christian Reformed Church, organized in 1939 in southeast Grand Rapids, began as Hazen Street Mission, an outreach of Burton Heights CRC.

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Historical Details[]


  1. Hazen Street Mission, 1934-38
  2. Seymour, 1939-present


  1. 1144 Hazen Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 (1934-41)
  2. 840 Alger Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 (built 1941, addition 19__)


  1. Richard J. Frens, 1940-53
  2. Jacob Hasper, 1953-62
  3. John A. De Kruyter, 1964-75
  4. Henry Admiraal, 1973-92
  5. H. Guikema, 1985-89
  6. C. R. Cornelisse, 1989-91
  7. Alan A. Arkema, 1991-94
  8. Gerald L. Zandstra, 1993-
  9. L. Bryce Mensink, 1995-98
  10. Phillip De Jonge, present

Daughter Churches[]

  1. Brookside, 1959

Membership Overview[]


Membership data, Seymour 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.


Youth ratio, Seymour CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

Youth Ratio[]

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


Five year growth rate, Seymour 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.