24 Fountain St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Our mission We support the creative tension between intellect and spirit, science and faith, individual and community, tradition and change, challenging us to honor our legacy by embracing the future.

Fountain Street Church

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Schools of Hope

The Heart of West Michigan United Way Schools of Hope Program is improving the literacy skills of more than 400 students in Grand Rapids Public Schools. The Schools of Hope Program pairs volunteer reading tutors with students in grades 1-3 who are behind in reading. Each students works one-on-one with the same tutor once a week for 30 minutes during the school day.
  • One-time, Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • Teens, 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • None
  • Weekdays

Family Promise

Three or four times annually, Fountain Streeters work with First United Methodist Church to provide hospitality assistance to families experiencing housing difficulties.
  • Occasional
  • 21+, 55+
  • Individuals
  • Office work, Indoor
  • None
  • Weekdays

Build Guild

The mission of the Build Guild is: "Bringing people together to take action, whether near or far, to help make and restore homes for those who need a hand." The group has worked with the Partners in Housing Program at Family Promise of Grand Rapids and traveled as far as Texas and for disaster relief aid.
  • One-time, Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • 21+, 55+
  • Individuals, Groups (10+)
  • Physical, Event support, Indoor
  • None, On-site
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

God's Kitchen

Join other Fountain Streeters in serving at God’s Kitchen. We provide support on the first Monday of each month, usually about four hours in the afternoon.
  • One-time
  • 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Physical, Event support, Indoor
  • None
  • Weekdays

BeFriender Ministry

A BeFriender is a lay member trained to assist with pastoral care, mainly through compassionate listening. A BeFriender can be a "companion on the journey" through a difficult time.
  • One-time, Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • 21+, 55+
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • None
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends
How you help Various different community volunteer options are available, including: BeFriender Ministry, Build Guild, Family Promise, God's Kitchen, and Schools of Hope
About us We strive to be a vibrant church community that challenges individuals to craft their own spiritual journeys and to engage in creative and responsive action in the world.
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