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Adult Programming

Last week the Emerge Program participated in a diversity workshop to 1) critically examine the racial realities in Grand Rapids, and 2) examine individual racial stereotypes. Participants shared about their personal experiences with racism in Grand Rapids. They were challenged to think through best practice considerations around addressing racial barriers and realities. The group asks […]

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Becoming Christ’s Ambassadors of Reconciliation

The GRIL U teens met in their small groups this week to learn about what it means to be a reconciler.  They learned that reconcilers are inspiring, intentional and implementers.  They studied 2 Corinthians 5:16-21.  They looked at some of the skills of a reconciler and then completed an assessment on themselves to determine areas […]

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Understanding the Role of Justice in Healthy Communities

The GRIL U teens began their final teaching cycle on understanding community leadership through justice.  They met on March 11 as a group to learn about what a healthy community looks like, what the capacity of a community is through the understanding of leading assets rather than needs and finally learning what a teen’s role […]

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GRIL Adult Emerge Leadership Program Training 2017-2018

If you are wanting to grow as a leader and cause change in your community, consider signing up for our Adult Breakthrough Leadership Program!  The cost is $600 with scholarships up to $250.  Contact us at info@grileadership.org for more information or an application!    All trainings will take place at GRIL’s office (2010 Kalamazoo SE) […]

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GRIL Adult Breakthrough Leadership Program Training  2017-2018

If you are a leader with the power to cause change in your organization and are ready to grow as a leader in our community, consider signing up for our Adult Breakthrough Leadership Program!  The cost is $1000 with scholarships up to $550.  Contact us at info@grileadership.org for more information or an application!  All trainings […]

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