Congregations Council

Congregations Council

The Congregations Council Steering Committee has been meeting monthly since January 2011 to develop a congregational purpose statement, protocols, and categories for interfaith expressions. The Congregations Council is chaired by David Baak.

Congregations Council


Congregational Interfaith Expression Information

Steering Committee

Bosnian Cultural Center
Brown Hutcherson Ministries
Catholic Information Center
Congregation Ahavas Israel
Dominican Center at Marywood
Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church
Masjid At-Tawheed Mosque & Religious Institute
Plymouth United Church of Christ
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Temple Emanuel
Trinity Reformed Church
West Michigan Hindu Temple
Westminster Presbyterian Church

Other Congregations Involved

Baha’i Community of West Michigan
Cathedral of St. Andrew
Georgetown United Methodist Church
Grand Rapids Zen Center
St. Luke University Parish (GVSU)
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
True North Campus Ministry

Congregations Council Individual Members

See all members of the Congregations Council


To register a Congregational interfaith expression as part of the 2012 Year of Interfaith Understanding, please submit this online form.

By submitting an event, you are agreeing to the following terms of behalf of your congregation:

1. Our congregation is giving permission to the 2012 Year of Interfaith Understanding project to promote this event on the project's website, Facebook page, Twitter feed, and in the Grand Rapids Press.

2. In our congregation's promotion of the event, we agree to promote our collaboration with the 2012 Year of Interfaith Understanding project by using the 2012 Year of Interfaith Understanding logo and making project materials available.

3. Our congregation's event will promote understanding and thus is not proselytizing in nature and will not disparage any religion or faith tradition.

To Become Involved

Email Whitney Belprez info@2012gr.org


Page last modified October 20, 2011