The Rapidian

relationships

Building relationships at Dégagé Ministries

by (Degage Ministries)

Submitted 05-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

In March, we shared the beginning of our mission statement, “To reflect the love of Christ to all who come through our doors...” Next, our mission says, “…by building relationships…” This happens in many ways at...

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Young Leaders Against Violence accepting applications for new "agents of change"

by (YLAV1617)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Young Leaders Against Violence or YLAV is a local youth-led coalition focused on increasing awareness and preventing relationship and sexual violence. Being a part of YLAV provides the opportunity for teens and young adults to be leaders and take a...

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Celebrating Loving Day in Grand Rapids and its legacy in justice

by (balexander)

Submitted 06-07-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Ever since I can remember I have been hopelessly in love with love. I would regularly consume the Disney fairytales as a child where men were always coming to the princess’s rescue. I had this addiction to the anime series "Sailor Moon,...

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Neil Simon's Classic Comedy "Barefoot in the Park" Presented by Local Theatre Company University Wits

by (The University Wits)

Submitted 07-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The Wits are back! This time, they're bringing to life Neil Simon's hit comedy "Barefoot in the Park" at Dog Story Theater. Written by popular American playwright, Neil Simon, "Barefoot in the Park"...

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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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Plant Understanding ~ Harvest Peace

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood is offering you FOUR OUTSTANDING PROGRAMS that are all based on the theme of peace through listening, dialogue with others and with God;  and understanding without judging. Consider attending one or more of the...

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Lives of the non-religious: meet the members of CFI

by (ellenlundgren)

Submitted 12-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Center for Inquiry Michigan may not be a widely known group, but members report that it has become a very important haven for area non-believers. Center for Inquiry (CFI) is an international non-profit that "encourages evidence-based inquiry...

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A post-ArtPrize assessment: The effects of rewards

by (pwitt)

Submitted 10-22-2010 under OPINION

Writer Alfie Kohn examines the use of rewards and presents a fascinating case for how rewards often fail, especially when the desired outcome is human quality. In his book, Punished by Rewards, Kohn outlines five reasons that rewards fail. I tried...

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You ARE Lovable -- Believe It!

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 07-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

Last month's talent for living in a community was appreciating our own unique qualities. Remember? "As different as different can be."  That leads us right into this month's talent - the gift of believing we are lovable.  Those who have a...

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A-Typical Teenage Couple

by (ALewis)

Submitted 02-10-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

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