From time to time we all need help. Sometimes we need a helping hand, a shoulder to lean on, or a listening ear. At Hillside Community Church, we want to help people experience the healing grace of God as individuals, couples, and as families. Discover some of the ways we might be able to help when you need someone to walk with you through life.

Life is filled with challenges, and God never intended us to face these challenges alone. We want to share with you some of the help that is available at Hillside.



Call the church office at 616-698-0122 to share a prayer concern.

Call the church office to share a need with the pastors and/or your Shepherd Leader at Hillside. You can also let us know if you would like to have a visit from someone at Hillside.

To help our church family deal with the struggles we all face. Hillside participates in the Church Assistance Program with Pine Rest. If you need help please contact the church office and we will help you contact Pine Rest or call the Hotline number 1-800-442-0809
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.



This group of Hillside members care for our church family by connecting with and praying for those in their group. View the leaders here.



We all need someone to lean on. Hillside offers that safe place for you when life’s struggles become overwhelming. For support groups contact Linda DeMaagd.

This is a support group for anyone going through the grieving process.

This group meets to help single parents find practical help and encouragement as they seek to successfully guide their children into adulthood. This group meets Tuesdays evenings from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  Beginning Sept. 20th. Dinner and childcare are provided.

Young Lives is about loving teen moms in the midst of circumstances they’re in – no matter what they are. Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.



Care Circles are small groups of 6-12 people who meet regularly (usually twice a month) for the purpose of growing in their Christian faith, developing relationships, and reaching out to others with Christ’s love through service.  They arrange their own meeting times and locations.  For more information contact  Deb at 698-0122 x107 or



These Hillside members support our church family and those in our community in the areas of physical and financial needs.


FINANCIAL SUPPORT: Assistance Available

At Hillside we strive to be a community where the broken, the needy and the hurting of this world are cared for and helped. We care and want to demonstrate the love of Christ in reaching out whenever God calls us. If you are struggling financially contact the church office at 616-698-0122 with your name and contact information. Note: If you are not a Hillside Member, in order for us to offer you help, you need to live within these geographical  parameters to receive help:  52nd St to 76th St and Kalamazoo Ave to US 131.



Steams of Hope
Food Pantry is located at 280 60th St. , Grand Rapids, MI. The hours are Tuesdays 5-8pm & Thursdays 11am-1pm. Please contact the Streams of Hope office @ 272-3634 for more info.

The Pantry
Located at 4150 Kalamazoo SE, Grand Rapids. Their service hours are M, W ,F, 9:00am – 12:30pm. Please contact Shirley Stretch or Cindy Burri @ 455-9411.

Buist Food Pantry
is located at 8306 Byron Center Ave. The hours are Mondays 2-6:30 pm, Wednesdays 9:am – 2:00pm & Saturdays 8:30-11:30am (if you have a job). For more info call 583-4080.


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