“And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ”  -Eph 4:11-12

This ministry doesn’t happen without the passionate commitment of the body of Christ and the volunteers being the hands and feet of Jesus pouring out the love of God in all that we do!  Ministry is taking place daily, weekly, and monthly at multiple levels!  We would love to have you join us on an even deeper level and see what God can do through faithfulness and simply being available to have Him work through you.

“I feel like I am living out my dream right now, there is no better feeling than serving!”

– Dream Center Volunteer

Adopt-a-block Team

Join us on weekly to go into a community consistently and build relationships. Multiple platforms are available to serve.  This is what to expect at Adopt-a-Block, it may look like visiting with people we already know, going house to house meeting new people, ministering to children through Powerhouse, doing a serve project, serving food, going out on a delivery team, visiting the elderly or handicapped, or having a fun night at the basketball courts near by.

Madison Adopt-A-Block(Meeting Place Gerald R. Ford Academic Center Back Parking Lot, 851 Madison Ave. SE, Grand Rapids)

Oakdale Adopt-A-Block (River City Scholars 944 Evergreen St SE Grand Rapids, MI)

Spring/Summer(Apri – Oct ) Weekly Serve Time: Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 pm

Fall/Winter(Nov – March) Weekly Serve Time: Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 pm (Inside at the Gerald R Ford Academic Center)

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Delivery and Men’s Ministry
Currently on our Men’s Ministry Focus is two fold. Our Captain’s Core Discipleship is about being an “ALL IN” disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ according to his word in the Holy Bible.  Our Community Team is focused on serving the community as a team. Men from all over the city have been growing from this ministry!

Every Wednesday:
Team Pickup 9- 10pm
Bible Study/ Devotional time  10pm – 11:30 am
Deliveries 12 – 2:30pm

YMCA: 2:30 – 5pm

Office Help

The organization of the Grand Rapids Dream Center is a vehicle serves, supports, and helps us multiply impact!  In order to have impact on the front lines with people, there is a lot that happening behind the scenes to fuel the organization.  There are many various office tasks and projects where someone who has a heart for office and organization that can help continue to run efficiently and multiply.

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We meet every Thursday at 10am in the parking lot on Prospect Ave SE next to the Gerald R. Ford School. We load groceries into multiple vehicles, pray together, and dispatch to the routes to go love on families through the food delivery! No more than 5 families will be on a team’s route. Time allotment is no longer than 1:00 pm.

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Open Gym

Come join in ministering to men and young men of the community by playing basketball on Saturdays.  Fall-Winter Schedule:  Every Tuesday from 7 – 9 pm during November through March.  Open Gym is held at the Gerald R. Ford Academic Center at 851 Madison Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, gym entrance is in back of the school.

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This is an area where almost anybody can serve and jump in at anytime. It also can one of the better areas where a whole family can involved as well. Sometimes this is one of the best areas to start involvement with the Dream Center when you are new or haven’t met a lot of people yet.

A normal Dream Center event consists of set up, preparing and serving food, fun games and activities for the whole family, interacting and connecting with people, music, demonstrations, Gospel message, distributing community needs(specific events), clean up, and tear down. There are outreach events and serve project events that are ministry oriented, and corporate events which help us with our organizational development to resource the areas of ministry!

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