Pastor Larry French

Phone:  616-551-9280

Pastor Larry joined Cedar Springs UMC as Local Licensed Pastor (LLP) on July 1, 2020.  His start in ministry was as Director of Youth Ministry at Chapel Hill UMC in Portage, and as Director of Emerging Ministries at Milwood UMC.   His Most recent appointments before coming to Cedar Springs was as Pastor at Gobles and Almena United Methodist Churches.  Larry and his wife Sharon have been married for 23 years and have three daughters, Amy, Morgan, and Haley.  Larry and Sharon enjoy Christian camping, and have led summer camps for both Middle School and High School youth at Wesley Woods and Lake Louise camps respectively.  Larry is passionate about fighting food insecurity and mission work in the local community as well as across the country and abroad.  Please feel free to text/call Pastor Larry at 616 -551-9280 or email




Ministry Assistant – Jennifer August

Phone:  616-696-1140
Jennifer joined our staff in 2016. She anchors the daily business of the church through the office and serves as the first point of connection for the church family. Jennifer has a background in I.T. and office management and brings over 25 years of related experience.

Treasurer – Lori Graham

Phone:  616-696-1140
Lori joined our staff in March of 2021. She brings a strong financial background to our church along with years of experience in a church environment.
Nursery Care Leader & Custodian – Robin Kribbet