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Rev. Jim Richter, Missionary at Large in the Michigan District, LCMS, joins the podcast to talk about his current church plant, The Vine, in Walker. He also discusses how he follows Jesus’ plan in planting a church.

Show Notes:

Rev. Jim Richter is called by the Michigan District as a missionary at large to the Grand Rapids area. Pastor Jim and his wife Sara moved to Grand Rapids in 2019 and began the work of gathering a core group to help plant a Lutheran Church in northwest Grand Rapids. The Vine is the 4th church plant he has shepherded.

The Vine Church is located at 3950 Leonard St. NW Grand Rapids, MI, 49534

Find out more about The Vine Church at

Get in touch with Rev. Jim Richter via email

Ron Schultz - July 24, 2023

Great work! Thank you.