Fountain Street Church

"What would Jesus cut?"

by (Rob Cole)

Submitted 10-17-2011 under NEWS

Progressive Christian activist Jim Wallis will speak about economic disparity in an appearance at Fountain Street Church at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Wallis is the founder of Sojourners, the Washington, D.C.-based social justice organization known...

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Pulitzer prize winner details discrimination against women

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 09-27-2011 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community College kicked off its 17th Diversity Lecture Series last night, welcoming New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof to the podium at Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain Street NE). Kristof, who has twice won the Pulitzer...

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Music of Cantarte Choir floats above the eyebrows

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 03-16-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

*Leer este artículo en español  | Read this article in Spanish If you happen to wander into Cook Arts Center (644 Grandville SW) on a Tuesday evening, follow the mellifluous voices of Cantarte practicing its repertoire in the...

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Filmmaker and Human Rights Activist Barbara Martinez Jitner Speaks at GRCC Diversity Lecture Series

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 11-17-2010 under NEWS

Barbara Martinez Jitner drew a significant crowd to her lecture on Wednesday night, Oct 20. From the stage of the Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain NE), Jitner shed light on the situation of young female Mexican factory workers that have been...

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Clear as a Bell: Fountain Street Church Bells Chime Through Downtown

by (stevendavison)

Submitted 08-10-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

It is one of the most instantly recognizable points on the Grand Rapid skyline. Not as tall as the mighty McKay Tower or iconic as the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, but it is an entirely unique architectural wonder. The bell-tower at Fountain Street...

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Angela Davis: Frameworks for Social Justice

by (Ken Tamke)

Submitted 02-12-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

She speaks with the same passion and power that she had when I heard her in the late 60’s.  Today, Angela Davis displays the wisdom and eloquence of speech that she’s achieved through a lifetime of fighting oppression. Appearing Wednesday...

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