Who is City Church Greenville?

Where we've been and where we're headed...

We began in September 2019 at the Greenville Middle School. However, when the bond issue passed we needed to find a new location by March of 2020. After prayerfully seeking God, He opened a new door for us. Through some very exciting meetings we decided to move into a shared location with the First United Methodist Church of Greenville. We were in the process of moving in when Covid-19 hit and everything was shut down. We went online and then eventually to Frugthaven Farm. Over the last 3 years a very special relationship was formed with the Petersen's which last year translated into us purchasing 4 acres from them to build our new home. We signed papers in May 2023 and purchased the land with the  dome and office building. Since then we have been in a building campaign to raise the 3 million dollars necessary to complete the project.  In the meantime, we are remodeling the current space to allow our outreach to our community to continue, offices to be established and meeting spaces to start.
While this project is under construction God opened another door with Flat River Academy. To allow for growth, better parking, and service time we decided to move to a 10 am service there. This has an incredible story of its own ultimately with God getting the glory each step of the way.

We will continue to move with the Holy Spirit at City Church Greenville. We believe that God is going before us in everything that we do, ordering the steps of where He wants us to be. As we are obedient to his promptings, we know blessings will follow.

We desire to continue to reach people who have lost hope and point them to a loving God. We will also continue to pursue opportunities to be a blessing to those in and around our city through food ministry to close to 100 families weekly, free school assemblies monthly for all elementary kids in Greenville, mentorships at all schools, outreach events, and more.

That's us, An Inside Out Community.
Mailing address : 11470 W Carson City Rd, Greenville, MI 48838
Currently Meeting at Flat River Academy - 9481 Jordan Rd, Greenville, MI 48838

How it all started...

In 2003 Pastor Doug and Caryn Bergsma followed a call to plant a church in Rockford, Michigan. It began as a portable church in a school as Resurrection Life Worship Center. Later, after moving to where it is now located, the name was changed to Resurrection Life Church Rockford.

In 2015 God began to lay upon our hearts the need to take what we had been given and go. We followed that call to move outside the walls of our church and began to give back wherever was needed. We became a community of people living inside out.

As we jumped in, God laid bigger things on Pastor Doug and Pastor Tim's hearts, and in 2018 they announced the desire to plant another church in Greenville, Michigan.

Now Pastor Tim Simon, as Campus Pastor oversees all the teams, the vision direction of our church, and the day to day operations. Pastor Chad Zudweg is our teaching pastor, preaching week to week. After looking at many campus and church plant models, we have determined this setup to be most effective in caring for all the people in our church and the healthiest for our staff.

 the vision...

Why City Church? City defines an area. The name is inspired by Matthew 5:14 where Jesus says we are like a “City on a hill”.

We want to be the church that helps transform our communities and cities by showing the love and grace of God. We do this in tangible ways and by being what God called us to be - servants.

Being an Inside-Out Church sees us caring for our communities by meeting them outside of our four walls, where they are.