Ethics and Religion Talk: What is the place of Religious Institutions in Society?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 06-22-2020 under OPINION

Rev. Ray Lanning, a retired minister of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America, responds: “Presbyterianism teaches that ‘the visible church … consists of all those throughout the world that profess the true religion,...

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When 'them' becomes 'us': Standing with the Muslim community of Grand Rapids

by (Kaufman Interfaith)

Submitted 07-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

It all begins with listening. This past winter, amidst a season fraught with 569 Islamophobic attacks in the United States and a surge in Islamophobic rhetoric, the Peace and Justice Task Force of the Interfaith Service Council decided it was...

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At this West Side food pantry, hunger relief is a team effort

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

Waverly Knight understands what it’s like to be hungry. In 2007, Waverly lost her job. Single, lonely in her apartment and trying to find a job, she began to wonder about volunteering with her West Side church, Trinity Reformed. When she...

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Interfaith and Interwoven: Knitting for peace, justice and healing

by (revkatiebaker)

Submitted 06-14-2016 under NEWS

Returning for a second summer, Interfaith & Interwoven: Knitting for Peace, Justice and Healing is a communitywide ministry open to all faiths, ages and skill-sets providing a space for fellowship, collaboration and creativity! The ministry...

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Paperback Picnic at the CIC: What is the Point of Being a Christian? by Timothy Radcliffe,OP

by (cicadmin)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under

Thursdays, June 11 & 18, 5:30-7pm Discussion led by Fr. Bernie Campbell, CSP Cost $15.00/ includes dinner.  Register at [email protected] or 616-459-7267 Join us for a picnic dinner and a book talk that discusses,...

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Church of the Servant to host simulcast of The Justice Conference

by (worldrenew)

Submitted 05-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Justice-seekers in West Michigan are invited to attend The Justice Conference simulcast at Church of the Servant Saturday, June 6, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance. Admission includes lunch provided by LINC. Hosted...

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Something for everyone at Dominican Center in July

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

PARABLES ON FIRE: WHY JESUS TAUGHT ALMOST ENTIRELY USING PARABLES  086-100 Presenter: Joachim Lally, CSP, Paulist Priest, Artist, Musician Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, July 8; 7:00-9:00 p.m.Mark 4:34 states that Jesus in his public ministry only...

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Tuesday Tabletalk: Interfaith Dinner and Dialogue

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 04-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood invites you to participate in an interfaith dialogue on May 20 at Tuesday Tabletalk. Participants dine at round tables comprised of persons from varying faith traditions. The evening will include a brief...

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Neighborhood churches to exhibit art

by (erictank)

Submitted 04-15-2014 under NEWS

Beginning on April 25-26, a conference will kick off the "Who is My Neighbor" event that will feature eight downtown churches exhibiting artwork through May 11.  According to a report, the event is "an ecumenical art conference...

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Teen celebrates birthday, Valentine's Day by volunteering

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

It’s Valentine’s Day, and Rachel Rounds of Evart, Michigan, is celebrating her 18th birthday. “I just got back from a mission trip to Africa, and I was thinking about different things to do for my birthday, maybe going to see a...

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