About Us

Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church (GSPC) was established in early 2016 as the first ECO Presbyterian Church in the state of Michigan. Most of the founding members of GSPC left the PCUSA denomination in order to remain obedient to the denomination’s polity.

To read more about the thinking behind leaving the PC(USA), please read this article by Assistant Pastor, Dr. Laura Smit, about leaving the denomination for ECO.

Also, you can read more about us in The Chimes, Calvin College’s school newspaper, which¬†published a feature about Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church.

More recently, MLive’s religion reporter did a feature on GSPC entitled “Caledonia Pastor Leads New Ministry at Calvin College.”

What does it mean to be an ECO Presbyterian Church? Listen to our Assistant Pastor, Rev. Dr. Laura Smit, talk about the Essential Tenets of this denomination:

Lastly, we are an An Acts 2:42-47 Church. What does this mean? Read this essay, adapted from a sermon, from our pastor, Rev. Mike Baynai.