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Second annual tree lighting ceremony brightens up Boston Square community

Submitted 12-04-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

A little cold didn’t keep the community away from this new annual tradition


Community Updates: Friday, December 2

Submitted 12-02-2022 under NEWS

The City of Grand Rapids sees increase in Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index score; Grand Rapids Fire Chief to retire in spring of 2023; and more


Annual Grand Rapids Griffins Red Kettle Game December 2nd

Submitted 11-29-2022 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army’s annual “Red Kettle Game” with the Grand Rapids Griffins is Friday December 2nd. All net proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army in Kent County.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Your Tradition Opposed to Discrimination?

Submitted 11-28-2022 under OPINION

Is discrimination a violation of your religious principles? Does a religious belief or principle ever supersede a rule against discrimination in the public sphere?


Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Ethicists Ethical?

Submitted 11-21-2022 under OPINION

A 2013 study suggests that the behavior of academic philosophers or ethicists is not better than other professors. Why do you think this is the case?


Community Updates: Friday, November 18

Submitted 11-18-2022 under NEWS

Camp Curious and other holiday exhibits, activities return to the Grand Rapids Public Museum; Frederik Meijer Gardens prepares for opening of the 2022 University of Michigan-Health West: Christmas & Holiday Traditions exhibition; and more


UICA's Holiday Artists Market Returns to Downtown Grand Rapids

Submitted 11-17-2022 under NONPROFITS

Shop for handmade gifts and support regional artists at the 32nd Annual Holiday Artists Market on Saturday, Dec. 3, 10am-4pm.


"Guiding Light is Different Because They Live It"

Submitted 11-14-2022 under NONPROFITS

Years of addiction brought Tyler nothing but overdoses, suicide attempts, and hopelessness. At the end of his rope he decided to try something different...


Ethics and Religion Talk: Responding to Ethical Questions

Submitted 11-14-2022 under OPINION

How often are you consulted by congregants (or other adherents) about ethical dilemmas? Are Americans these days relying on their faith leaders more or less to help them with specific moral problems?”


Community Updates: Friday, November 11

Submitted 11-11-2022 under NEWS

Kent County encourages residents to ensure their pets' safety as cold weather approaches; Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries to become part of GRPM's regular Chaffee Planetarium programming schedule; and more