WE’RE SO GLAD YOU ARE PLANNING A VISIT WITH US!

We know meeting someone for the first time can be intimidating and going to a new church for the first time can be nerve-racking. We want to help make your first experience at TLC a great one!

SERVICE TIMES, LOCATION & HOW TO GET HERE

SERVICE TIMES

SUNDAYS
9 & 11 AM

LOCATION

1601 Galbraith Ave SE Suite 304
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

GET DIRECTIONS

P.S. Google will tell you to turn south onto Galbraith Ave. (as we are officially off that small street) but we are easier to find if you turn south onto Arboretum Dr. and follow that road back as it will literally dead end into our parking lot. If you wind up coming in on Galbraith, Google Maps will take you to the back of our building (you will pass Grand Rapids Ballet and Grand Rapids Gymnastics). Grand Rapids Gymnastics and The Local Church actually share a common wall but they face south and our entrance is on the north side of the building. Keep driving past GRG and in a few hundred feet you'll make two rights to bring you around to the front of the building and our very large parking lot and entrance! You've made it!

3 WAYS TO GET TO OUR FRONT DOOR

  • Take Arboretum Dr. and spill into our parking lot
  • Take Galbraith and then go right onto Arboretum Dr. and left into our parking lot.
  • Take Galbraith back and turn right into the rear of the building and go around it until you come back to the front and into our parking lot. (This is how Google maps directs you except it ends at the back of the building, by the office entrance which is not open.)
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WHAT TO EXPECT

In total, our services are about 75 minutes in length. Sundays are not always the same, but they often begin with the TLC band leading the church in music— song lyrics are projected onto the screens so you can sing along and/or engage with worship however you feel most comfortable. After the music portion of the service is complete, one of our pastors will come out to share an encouraging and hope-filled message from the Bible.

WHAT ABOUT MY KIDS?

We believe that kids should have a blast at church every single week, and at Local Kids, we make this a priority. The other thing we make a priority is your child(ren)’s safety. Because of that, we have a detailed check-in process for our Local Kids program the first time you visit. You’ll want to leave yourself an extra ten minutes to get signed in for the Local Kids experience. Local Kids is offered for kids ages 3 months through 5th Grade. All TLC volunteers go through background checks and our classroom leaders are well trained to care for your kids.

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STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Still have questions? Send us an email at info@localgr.org or find us on
social media @thelocalchurchgr and connect with us there!

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