Cultural & Social Engagment

Gregory cultivates caring and service in our neighborhoods through his engagement in a variety of nonprofit, volunteer, and religious activity and outreach. Some of his recent commitments include:

Nourish – co-founder – Nourish fosters organic, informal, spiritual community in the Grand Rapids area with discussions, dinners, holiday celebrations – and more. 

Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF) – teaching and mentoring – ICCF is a nonprofit housing corporation whose leadership is motivated by, and programs shaped by, its belief that all people deserve safe, clean, affordable housing.

Community Housing Partnersformer project consultant – CHP fosters development and opportunities to  create homes and communities that are healthy, sustainable, and affordable.

Kid’s Food Basketvolunteer – provides food assistance to children in need across Michigan. 

Kent County Animal Sheltervolunteer – the Kent County Animal Shelter helps place thousands of dogs and cats in loving homes every year.

Gregory is a member of the Grand Rapids Friends Meeting (Quakers) and is engaged in various activities and programs within the local Quaker community and beyond.  

Plain Spoken Theology () – writer – exploring theological, philosophical, and cultural themes.