Graafschap Christian Reformed Church - Holland, MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 42° 45.147 W 086° 08.022
16T E 570893 N 4733689
Quick Description: In 1847, 104 immigrants from the Dutch and German lowlands crossed the Atlantic and made their way across the Great Lakes to this place. The settlers called it Graafschap. In ’48 the first log Church was built.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2015 2:04:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMN6Z1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
Views: 1

Long Description:
In 1862 it was decided to build a church. The current sanctuary was completed in 2000.

On April 8, 1857, Graafschap was one of two churches which seceded from Classis Holland of the Reformed Church. On February 8, 1857 the name Ware Hollandsche Gereformeerde Kerk was chosen for the new denomination which eventual became the Christian Reformed Church.
Reformed or Congregational Denomination: Christian Reformed Church in North America

Associated Website: [Web Link]

Status: Active House of Worship

5973 Church Street
Holland, MI USA

Date of Construction or Event Occurrence: Not listed

Architect: Not listed

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