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Educational Services

  • Everyone is Welcome-No Residency Restrictions 

The Education Department at Christian Neighbors has a two-fold purpose;
to educate the clients we serve and to educate the community that we live in.


IMG_20141013_190729_004Education offered to anyone in our community: 

Take Control Classes
– Six week course on basic financial skills, OFFERED NOW

  • Mondays, September 14 – October 19, 2015
  • 2:00-3:00pm OR 6:00-7:00pm
  • Held at Christian Neighbors, 282 12th street Plainwell
  • Receive a gas voucher after each class you attend (1per household)
  • Call Lindsy 269-685-4166 to register


Financial Mentorship
– One-to-one financial counsel from trained volunteers

  • Call Lindsy 269-685-4166 to talk about what how you would like to improve your finances.  You will then be matched up with a trained volunteer to assist you with reaching your goals. This is one-on-one, private, and confidential.


– Evening skill building/social opportunities offered 6-8 times a year. The goal is to spend time together, doing something fun, while learning something new.

  • August 27      6:30-8:00 pm      Garden to Table Recipes
  • October 15    6:30-8:00 pm       Fun & Healthy Ways to Deal with Stress
  • December 3  6:30-8:00 pm       Make it & Take It (gift making)



All events are held at Christian Neighbors                                                                         282 12th Street, Plainwell, MI 49080 unless otherwise noted.                                             Call to register 269-685-4166.


Community Education at this time is being addressed through:

  • Poverty Simulation
  • Hunger Awareness Month – May
  • Homelessness Awareness Month – November

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