Twelfth Street Christian Reformed was sponsored by West Leonard and Alpine Avenue CRCs. It organized in 1917 and merged with West Leonard in 1994.

Historical DetailsEdit


950 Twelfth Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (built 1922)


  1. William M. Trap, 1918-20
  2. Q. Breen, 1921-24
  3. J. M. Ghysels, 1925-28
  4. Jan K. Van Baalen, 1929-43
  5. A. A. Hoekema, 1944-50
  6. E. J. Masselink, 1950-55
  7. J. P. Boonstra, 1957-63
  8. G. F. Van Oyen, 1964-70
  9. John W. Dykstra, 1972-85
  10. Henry G. Entingh, 1987-94

Membership OverviewEdit


Membership data, Twelfth Street CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

Membership DataEdit

Green (lower) line shows membership in families; blue (middle), professing members; red (top), total members; and magenta (thin), non-professing members.


Youth ratio, Twelfth Avenue CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

Youth RatioEdit

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


Five year growth rate, Twelfth Avenue CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

Five Year Growth RateEdit

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.

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