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Welcome!

We warmly welcome visitors to join us to worship God! We want to help you feel comfortable when visiting, so we provided some FAQs below to answer common questions about Georgetown PRC. If you have further questions, please contact us here

7146 48th Ave. 

Hudsonville, MI 49426

  • What does Protestant Reformed mean?
    Our congregation belongs to the federation of the Protestant Reformed Churches in America. We stand in the heritage of the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century. Protestant indicates our increasing effort to be faithful to God and His Word in a sinful world. Reformed indicates that we consciously strive to be a part of the Reformation. We confess that the Bible teaches the truths of Calvinism, namely the sovereignty of God’s grace to save His people in the precious blood of Jesus Christ alone. We believe the below three creeds are an accurate summary of Biblical teaching: ​ The Heidelberg Catechism The Belgic Confession The Canons of Dordt ​
  • Why do we worship?
    God is worthy of all praise (Psalm 95:6). He commands everyone to worship Him (Psalm 96:9). Therefore, we gather together to render to Him the praise of our hearts and to be instructed in His Word. We worship out of love and thankfulness for the great gift of salvation in His Son. We worship as God has commanded in the Bible (Psalm 29:2). We believe Sunday is a day set apart from all other days. On this day we gather together twice in formal, public worship. These services are conducted with reverence, in the historical Reformed way, which reflects our consciousness of being in the presence of the Almighty God. Central in every service is the preaching of God’s Word. The preaching is the chief means by which God gives grace to His people, and calls us to constant repentance and faith in Jesus Christ (I Corinthians 1:18-21).
  • What will your worship look like?
    Sunday Worship Services are held at 9:30 AM and 5 PM. When you enter, there will be greeters, elders, and deacons standing around to welcome you. There will be ushers at each of the doors into the sanctuary that will help you find a seat and have bulletins available that will outline the service for you. There are also order of worship cards in the back of the pews that will outline the service for you. Our services are reverent, simple, and focused on the preaching of the Word of God, which is the chief means of grace. Services last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes; around 50 minutes of that time is the preaching of the sermon. We sing from the Psalter, a song book based on the Psalms, with piano and organ accompaniment. Below is our order of worship (*Indicates Congregation Standing): Call to Worship Silent Prayer *Invocation *Opening Doxology *Congregational Singing Reading of God’s Law - AM *Reciting of the Apostles’ Creed - PM *Congregational Singing Congregational Prayer Offertory *Congregational Singing Scripture Reading Sermon *Congregational Singing Doxology
  • Do you have a livestream?
    A livestream of our worship services is available every Sunday at 9:30am & 5:00pm. You can view the livestream on our home page below the header image or you can stream it from our YouTube Channel.
  • How early do I need to arrive? Where can I park?
    We recommend that you arrive 15 minutes early to find a parking space in our lot and have enough time to use the restroom and find a place to sit. Occasionally our auditorium is filled and we use an overflow room. The entrances are locked when the services start, so if you arrive late, you will need to knock on the doors and wait to be let in.
  • Do you offer transportation?
    Please contact us here if you need transportation.
  • What should I wear?
    You are welcome to visit in whatever you are wearing. Most men where a dress shirt and pants with or without a tie and sport coat. Most women wear slacks, dresses, or skirts.
  • Is there a nursery available for children?
    Yes. We provide a nursery for infants and toddlers. We also have a cry room at the back of the sanctuary that you may use for fussy babies.
  • What do older children and teens do during the service?
    Older children and teens worship together with their parents through the whole worship service. We believe it is important to worship God united together. Even if your children are wiggly and don't understand a lot, over time God will use the prayers, songs, and sermons to teach them who He is.
  • How long do worship services last?
    Services last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes; around 50 minutes of that time is the preaching of the sermon.
  • Are there any obligations to sign anything or introduce myself?
    No. You will be greeted when you arrive, but you will not be obligated to introduce yourself or give any contact information unless you ask to be contacted.
  • Will I be pressured to give a money offering?
    No. There is an offering plate passed around for two causes each service. There is no pressure to give, but you are welcome to give if you feel led to.
  • Can I partake in the sacrament of communion?
    The sacrament of communion is administered every other month. Confessing members in good standing are called to partake of the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. As this heavenly food can be taken to one’s judgment (I Cor. 11:28-30) and as the common reception of this food is a confession of doctrinal unity (Acts 2:42), the elders supervise the partaking of the sacrament. Visitors from other churches are asked to request permission to partake from the elders before the service. Participation in the Lord’s Supper is in part a witness that you repent of your sins, believe that Jesus Christ is your righteousness, and desire to live a new and godly life.
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