Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Students and families from all over GR are invited to a community-wide event along with area schools, lifting up students in prayer ahead of the 2019-20 academic year!!

The annual “Blessing of the Students” will be held on August 18, at 6 PM, at Grand Rapids Christian High School’s Eagles Stadium, 2300 Plymouth Ave. SE, Grand Rapids MI 49506. It’s for students from preschool through college age.

It’s the 26th year for the event, which is being planned by several Grand Rapids-area churches, schools, and community groups. Prayer will be offered by area pastors and community leaders.

Along with students, prayers will be offered for everyone involved in education, including parents, families, teachers, para-professionals, administrators, service staff, bus drivers, community, law enforcement and city leaders. The program will also feature some inspiring remarks, music, and more.

Everyone is encouraged to wear school colors and show some school spirit!! Members of school teams are welcome to wear their uniforms and come as a group.

Gates open an hour before the event starts. See you there!!

For more information, contact [email protected] or call 616-419-8100. Additionally, you can learn more about the event on Twitter, @BlessingOfTheS1.


Grand Rapids Christian High School
2300 Plymouth Ave. SE
Grand Rapid, MI 49506


Cost: Free
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Grand Rapids Community Leaders (Veruynca Williams- Contact)
Organizer Phone: 616-419-8100
Organizer Email: [email protected]


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