As we GO into our communities to bring LIFE we join with other great organizations that are on mission with us, building relationships with those in our community who God is bringing to Himself. 

Here are a few ideas to get you started on your journey of bringing LIFE!

  • Habitat for Humanity

    Alive partners with Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity to build homes for those in the community who are in need, and to cultivate LIFE in them. Click to read about the Swieringa family, recipients of a home from the Georgetown Classis Build Program for Hudsonville. Check out the latest update here.

    Praise the Lord: we found land! Click for more info on the property, and check out the floor plan here


    1. Prayer | Thanksgiving for our resources; request for teams to build; care for the Swieringas as they wait. 

    2. Gifts in kind | If you would like to donate your services or skilled labor, please contact Steve Deyoung. Click to learn more about Gifts in Kind opportunities.

    3. Labor volunteers | Click to learn more about being a construction volunteer; no experience  necessary! Individuals can directly contact Habitat for Humanity. Groups can email Terry
  • love in the name of christ

    The mission of Love is to mobilize the Church in order to transform lives and communities in the names of Christ. They are actively involved with bringing LIFE to families living in Jenison, Hudsonville & Grandville through a variety of service oriented and relational ministries. Click here for some current opportunities to get connected! We are always looking for:

    • Life Skills Teachers
    • Life Skills Mentors
    • Life Skills Childcare volunteers
    • Groups to serve Life Skills meals
    • Donation Sorting volunteers
    • Cashier and Customer Service volunteers

    To volunteer, you can contact Kaitlin via email or phone at 616.662.3300 x127.

    Check out this Annual Report to see how Love INC—and the Alive family!—has helped out those in need in the community over the past.


    Spark's after-school program helps youth succeed by providing opportunities to learn and build relationships with their peers and community.The intent is to grow character, develop leadership skills and build community. 

    It's easy to be a mentor—and you don't have to be a math whiz! For more information on Spark, check out the Spark webpage, samples of the curriculum, or the latest newsletter.

  • georgetown classis

    Classis Georgetown is a community of Christian Reformed Churches in Eastern Ottawa County who live and minister together, in Christ, to transform lives and communities.

  • Grandville/Jenison Chamber of commerce

    Alive partners with the Grandville/Jenison Chamer of Commerce by collaborating on  and sponsoring events in the are. This is a great way for us to connect with those in the community. To learn more about the Chamber of Commerce or to check out their events, click here.  

  • Community Missions

    Is there a ministry or mission opportunity that you are passionate about? Alive would love to come alongside you! Let us be the megaphone that gets the word out into the community. Contact Terry to get the process started.

    Some of our current Community Missions include:

Questions? Ready to get Connected?

Contact Terry Scholten to find out more info!