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Degage Ministries Collection



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Degage Ministries Collection, 1967-1995 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Title: Degage Ministries Collection, 1967-1995Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/430

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

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Degage Ministries serves the unattached adults (elderly, unemployed, deinstitutionalized, mentally ill, alcoholic, ex-convict, and veteran) in the Heartside Neighborhood of Grand Rapids through snack shop, recreation, classes, and mentoring. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, reports, history, clippings, and periodicals.

Collection Historical Note

Originally located at Barclay Ave. and Fountain St, Degage Ministries began as a coffeehouse for college students. It soon moved to the Heartside neighborhood. It currently focuses on serving the homeless and others in need.  Degage Ministries considers itself an ecumenical Christian organization, as it supports spiritual well-being for individuals through Bible studies, prayer groups, and worship services. They also help provide basic needs such as food, personal hygiene, and administrative support (providing ID cards, help filling out job applications, etc.).

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Folder 1: Minutes and correspondence --- 1967-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Minutes and correspondence --- 1980-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Minutes --- 1983-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Minutes --- 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Minutes --- 1988Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Minutes --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Minutes --- 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Quarterly Reports to GRAM --- 1981-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 4: History; ministriesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Volunteer and staff informationAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Grant proposalAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Mission Analysis and Projection --- 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Street Level --- 1979-1994Add to your cart.
Item 2: Heartline --- Nov-84Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Closed files of Jud Grasmid, Jan Jasperse, and Sherri MamagonaAdd to your cart.
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