Community Reentry Fellowship

Reentry networking Lunches

WEATHER POLICY:  IF GRAND RAPIDS PUBLIC SCHOOLS (GRPS) ARE CANCELLED, THIS EVENT WILL ALSO BE CANCELLED

In the fall of 2011, CJC in partnership with Oakdale Park Christian Reformed Church launched a new ministry, Community Reentry Fellowship, and is hosting Reentry Networking Lunches.  The primary goals of this ministry are:

  • To create a place of fellowship for returning citizens and their families during a lunch gathering.
  • Develop a connecting point for church folks to know Returning citizens and their struggles.
  • Invite social service agency representatives to meet and offer information and resources.
  • Offer the opportunity for Mentors to engage with Mentees.

All are welcome to attend! 

What:  Free Lunch, Fellowship & Networking opportunity

Who:  Returning Citizens (ex-offenders) and their families, probation/parole officers, mentors, church folks, agency representatives, etc.

 

Where:  Oakdale Park CRC Ministry Center;  961 Temple SE, Grand Rapids, MI (two blocks south of Hall Street between Eastern and Kalamazoo)

When: Once each month on a Tuesday.  Refer to flier for specific dates.

Planned 2017 lunch dates:  aPRIL 18, MAY 9, jUNE 6, jULY 18, aUGUST 22, sEPTEMBER 19, oCTOBER 17, nOVEMBER 14, dECEMBER 5

Time:  12:00 - 1:00 pm