Grand Rapids is the second largest city in Michigan and home to numerous Reformed churches and several Reformed seminaries. For the most part, Grand Rapids is a quiet, sprawling city with a metropolitan population of approximately 600,000. Compared to other large cities, the cost of living is low.
With a downtown designed for walking and touring and multiple other areas for shopping, the arts, and restaurants, Grand Rapids has much to offer for a variety of interests and hobbies. Community-wide events abound and Lake Michigan beaches are nearby.