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'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.

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Interfaith and Interwoven: Knitting for peace, justice and healing

Submitted 06-14-2016 under NEWS

Local church in Grand Rapids launches Interfaith & Interwoven semi-monthly series for second summer to promote fellowship and understanding. The next gathering is at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

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Michigan's peninsulas formed during Ice Age, populated by nomadic tribes

Submitted 04-29-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Giant ice sheets carved out the Great Lakes leaving Michigan a fertile land roaming with large creatures and early nomadic tribes. Grand Rapids was home to the Goodall tribe who left behind burial mounds.

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Grand Rapids Symphony joins Cornerstone University Chorale to celebrate new, $14 million Christ Chapel

Submitted 04-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony, for first time in its 86-year history, appears with Cornerstone University Chorale for a program of music inspired by stained-glass windows in new, $14 million Christ Chapel

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Catalyst Radio: Modern religious storytelling and the Festival of Faith & Writing

Submitted 04-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Jessica Young talks to Lisa Ann Cockrel, director of the Festival of Faith & Writing about the landscape of modern religious storytelling, including festival guests Tobias Wolff, George Saunders, Zadie Smith, Sarah Bessey, and Nadia Bolz-Weber.

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Interfaith, civic organizations unite to sponsor conversation on welcoming refugees

Submitted 03-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

Welcoming Refugees: Do Unto Other - A Conversation on Community Engagement will take place at Cathedral Square on March 8.

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Catalyst Radio: learning more about the local Sikh community

Submitted 02-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Rishi Makkar, a local business owner and follower of the Sikh religion, about misunderstanding and violence toward the Sikh community, and how we can overcome that fear and hatred by breaking bread with one another.

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Land, labor, capital: Looking at root causes of our diseased food system

Submitted 02-09-2016 under OPINION

Lance Kraai of New City Urban Farm proposes a generous reciprocal free market based on Judaic/Christian ideas of Shalom over capitalism and addresses the historical problems that capitalism has created.

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Catalyst Radio: faith, LGBTQ+ communities, and spiritual violence

Submitted 02-05-2016 under OPINION

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Scott Burden about the upcoming Change U Activist Assembly on Spiritual Violence: A Community Experience, a Community Response

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Annual Abrahamic Dinner at local mosque to encourage interfaith dialogue

Submitted 01-19-2016 under OPINION

This Thursday, January 21, the Niagara Foundation and Kaufman Interfaith Institute are hosting the annual Abrahamic Dinner, which will foster dialogue around interfaith understanding, religion and violence and using religion for peace.

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