Grand Rapids 
Young Life
There are more than 85,500 middle 
school, high school and college-aged 
kids living in Kent County.

Connect with us and together
we can reach them all.

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About Greater ​Grand Rapids 

Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan. Both economically and socially diverse, Grand Rapids is a growing hub for families & young professionals.

There has been a Young Life presence in Greater Grand Rapids for 52 years. There are currently eight (8) active Young Life areas in Greater Grand Rapids: Northeast Grand Rapids, Northwest Grand Rapids, Central Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids SouthWest, Grand Rapids City, Rockford, Kentwood, and Grand Rapids Center.

We have 30 full-time or part-time Young Life staff in Greater Grand Rapids spread across these eight areas and hundreds of volunteer leaders and committee members.

44 active ministries, reaching all types of kids in Kent County. 


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​​Click below to read the Greater Grand Rapids 2019-2020 
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A team of staff & volunteers dedicated to reaching the furthest out kid.


​ Find a Greater Grand Rapids Young Life Area Near You!


Young Life Matt DeHoog-ARD Grand Rapids | 3347 E Beltline Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525-9781

Phone: 616-581-7687

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