GRAND RAPIDS ORGANIZATIONS
Grand Rapids Friends Meeting (Quakers)
Gregory is engaged in programing, adult education, and hospitality efforts.
An ongoing experiment in building organic, authentic spiritual community through dinners, conversations, and social gatherings in the Grand Rapids area.
Contact Gregory directly to learn more …
Wedding & Life Event Officiant
Gregory is available for interfaith weddings; as a licensed officiant he can legally sign marriage certificates.
Contact Gregory to schedule your ceremony or to learn more …
ORGANIZATIONS – ADVOCACY
Quaker Universalist Fellowship
Quaker Universalism affirms the sacredness of all life and the inherent dignity of each human person. A core conviction is the positive creative capacity of each person reflects the divine creative power at work in the work, calling us to love, justice, and the relief of human suffering.
Quaker Studies Research Association
The QSRA is located at the Woodbrooke Centre in England and consists of a global network of Quaker scholars, students, and activists focused on Quaker studies and theology. Gregory is a member since 2016.
Friends Association for Higher Education
A consortium of North American Quaker scholars, students, colleges and universities.
The Spiritual Ecology Movement
Promoting compassion, respect, dignity, reverence for nature, and care for each other and the Earth.
Religious Naturalist Association
Committed to a spirituality informed by science and reason, rooted in nature, affirming of human dignity, and dedicated to social justice and sustainability.
Quaker Earthcare Witness
Promoting compassionate and practical action to address the ecological and social crises of our time.
Land Conservancy of West Michigan
Helping people protect, enjoy, and care for natural land in West Michigan for over 50 years.
Farms Without Harm
A Grand Rapids-based non-profit network of concerned citizens and small farmers that support animal welfare, organic agriculture, and safe, sustainable farming in Michigan.
Mercy for Animals
Advocating for the humane treatment of all animals, but particularly those in industrial farming contexts.
Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF) – former teacher-mentor – ICCF is a Grand Rapids nonprofit housing corporation whose programs are shaped by the belief that all people deserve safe, clean, affordable housing.
Community Housing Partners – former project consultant – CHP fosters development and opportunities to create homes and communities that are healthy, sustainable, and affordable.
Kid’s Food Basket – volunteer – providing food assistance to children in need across West Michigan.
Kent County Animal Shelter – volunteer – the Kent County Animal Shelter helps place thousands of dogs and cats in loving homes every year.