Who We Are

Rockford Reformed Church has been a part of the Rockford, Michigan community since six families began meeting in the home of Ray & Thelma Kunst in 1957. One year later, RRC was officially organized by the Classis of North Grand Rapids as a congregation of the Reformed Church in America. Today, we are a vibrant congregation of people learning to love and serve like Jesus. It is our desire to be a living reflection of Christ’s hands, feet, and voice in the community.

our background

Rockford Reformed Church is part of the Alliance of Reformed Churches. Learn more here.

5th anniversary

We celebrated our 5th anniversary in 1963. Read the writeup below.

50th anniversary

We celebrated our 50th anniversary in 2008. Read the writeup below.


View a list of RRC's previous pastors.


View the major dates and milestones of RRC.

Building and Grounds

Our building has grown over the years. Some parts are new, others are original. Although this can make the layout a bit confusing to those not familiar with it, it also adds character, charm, and even a bit of mystery! There is a stained-glass window visible from the outside of the building, but you won't be able to find it inside - it was covered up in one of the many renovations. What other interesting bits of history are hidden in our walls?



The Memorial Prayer Garden was created in 2011 to commemorate and memorialize the life of Audra Brownell. Its design is based on 1 Corinthians 13:13: "And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love."

The Memorial Prayer Garden is open to everyone - not just those that attend Rockford Reformed Church. Meant for prayer, meditation, and reflection, the garden is designed to be a place away from the cares of life - a refuge dedicated to the glory of God. It is a place to sit quietly, to pray and reflect on a lost loved one, or to just sit and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the surroundings. Learn more about the origin of the garden here.