Fountain Street Church is about deeds more than creeds.
About liberation more than salvation.
About justice more than righteousness.
If these principles strike a chord with you, please visit us.

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From W. Frederick Wooden, in response to the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality

"Though sad I am not there today, being in Portland OR for the UU assembly, and after all these months and years of demonstrations and frustrations, I rejoice that the victory we all knew would come has arrived. The work is not done yet. Marriage is but one step. And the hearts of those who strongly dissented are hurt. Let our joy be tempered with care for those who disagree. Time will show that this is a step forward for all Americans. The work continues."   --WFW

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One more summer Sunday service in the Chapel at 10 a.m. Join us!

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On September 13, we return to our regular schedule. 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel, 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Sun, Sep 06, 2015 @ 9:00 AM
Please remember to pick up a few extra groceries for the ACCESS Food Pantry Collections, which are...
Sun, Sep 06, 2015 @ 10:00 AM
Sun, Sep 06, 2015 @ 7:00 PM
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Mon, Sep 07, 2015
Mon, Sep 07, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

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You Belong Here

FSC ministers are available to marry same-sex couples who have a marriage license. This service will be offered in our sanctuary and chapel.

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Please call the church office at 616-459-8386 for complete information, and the name of the officiant that is required on your Kent County Clerk marriage application. A waiver of the three-day waiting period is available here.

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Fred Wooden, Senior Minister at Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids, hosts this live weekly call-in conversation about the lively issues of religion and politics, especially when they collide. Join him and his rotating posse of friends.

Fred Wooden is also a regular contributor to the Grand Rapids Press series Ethics and Religion Talk (click to read the articles).

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Where to find us

We're located at 24 Fountain St N.E. Grand Rapids, MI 49503 • Use the map below to find us, or give us a call at 616-459-8386
Church office hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.