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Category Archives: 2018 2019 Program Year

Introducing Carena!

GRIL Family… we’d love to take a moment to celebrate one of our incredible GRIL U ’07 & Breakthrough ’14 Grads Carena Gang <3 The transition into adulthood isn’t always easy, but with the foundation GRIL provided Carena says she found her voice and expressed her experiences in a way that encouraged her growth. To help […]

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Calling all GR area Youth Workers!

Hey youth workers! We are getting together on August 29 at 12pm to eat, hang out, connect, pray and to dream about future gatherings. Want to come? Register at:… Can’t come but want to? email to let us know so we can include you in future events!    

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Write Your Mission Statement – Join GRIL!

Do you wonder what your purpose is? Mine is to ‘be a bridgebuilder and developer of leaders’. Be a part of GRIL’s Emerge or Breakthrough Program to learn yours!  Click here 

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Position: Part Time Office Admin and Teacher

Ingenium is looking for a part-time person to work in their office and teach the character-building curriculum to middle school-aged students. Contact Michael Daniels at

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Position Opening: Youth Pastor

Sherman Street Christian Reformed Church, located in the Baxter neighborhood of Grand Rapids, MI, seeks a full time Pastor of Youth. As we seek to be living testimony of God’s grace and justice in the city, the Pastor of Youth will assist the church and pastors to support young people through relationship, education, and programs. […]

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Job Opportunity with BSHOP

BSHOP is looking to hire two positions: an Administrative Assistant and a Communications Coordinator. To learn more visit:

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Making Change Happen 6/20/19

A few alumni joined their efforts to play the Making Change Happen game.  They worked together to make change happen in the Verifine School district. Oh the joys of social change!

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Alumni and Friends: Meet us at Kentwood Fun Spot

Meet us at Kentwood Fun Spot for a GRIL alumni and friends’ fundraising event on June 23 at 5:30pm!

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Congratulations Class of 2019!

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Meet Gordon!

Today we’d like to introduce Gordon to you. Gordon is a part of the GRIL Breakthrough Program and has been involved in teen leadership development over the past years. His mission is to be a leader, develop leaders, multiply leaders. Please join us in praying for Gordon today!

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