The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's North East Neighborhood

Casting Light: The Guiding Light Podcast Begins Season 2

Submitted 06-20-2022 under NONPROFITS

What happens when you get a recovering heroin addict, alcoholic, and under-employed social worker together and tell them to record a podcast? You get season two of Casting Light, a podcast from Guiding Light.


Learn about Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Submitted 06-08-2022 under NONPROFITS

Learn which trees help the bees


God Put Guiding Light in my Path: Jeremy Marks Five Years of Sobriety

Submitted 05-23-2022 under NONPROFITS

“I remember showing up at Guiding Light, seeing the big cross and thinking ‘I’m in the wrong place,’” Jeremy says. “I’m a sinner. I’ve done a lot of bad things. I’ve hurt people through my actions. I thought I was beyond redemption. God put Guiding Light in my path at the right time."


Ray and Esther: Spiritual Direction at Guiding Light

Submitted 04-14-2022 under NONPROFITS

Guiding Light offers professional, holistic, and comprehensive substance abuse treatment for Grand Rapids men at no cost. One of the reasons our program stands out from others is the emphasis we place on developing one’s spirituality in sobriety.


What's at the Market: Saturday, April 9, 2022

Submitted 04-08-2022 under NONPROFITS

Join us this weekend for good local food and fresh spring air. No matter the weather, the sun is always shining at the Market!


Donnie: Challenged by a Life of Love, Loss & Redemption

Submitted 04-08-2022 under NONPROFITS

Donnie owes his future to Guiding Light, noting: “I don’t know how you would describe an organization that saves your life. It’s a phenomenal place to be if you want the help. If you don’t want the help, it’s like anything else."


What's at the Market: Saturday, April 2, 2022

Submitted 04-01-2022 under NONPROFITS

It is officially the last month of Second Season Market! Come check out all the wonderful vendors who show up rain, snow, or shine all year long.


What's at the Market: Saturday, March 26, 2022

Submitted 03-25-2022 under NONPROFITS

Shake off the winter blues with a trip to the Market! It might be chilly, but the food you bring home will warm your soul!


What's at the Market: Saturday, March 19, 2022

Submitted 03-18-2022 under NONPROFITS

The first day of Spring is only a few days away! Now hopefully the warm weather will spring into action at the Market this Saturday.


What's at the Market: Saturday, March 12, 2022

Submitted 03-11-2022 under NONPROFITS

It’s National Nutrition Month! Head down the Farmers Market and pick up the most nutritious food in town!