The Rapidian

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Foster mom gives back to the downtown food pantry Westminster

by (kooim)

Submitted 07-26-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

For Dionne Ashley Ford, the food pantry at Westminster Presbyterian Church has made a huge difference for her large and continually growing family. But to say Dionne has a large family would be an understatement: Over the years she has...

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At Westminster, Scott finds food, community, purpose

by (kooim)

Submitted 06-22-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

For Scott Smith, 52, the Downtown Food Pantry at Westminster Presbyterian Church provides more than just food. It enhances his quality of life. He first found the pantry when he was at one of his lowest points. Today, he’s able to help those...

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Catalyst Radio: ServeGR, connecting volunteers to meaningful service

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-06-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Download the audio here.  --- This interview with Heather Colletto, coordinator for Serve GR, explores the new website and online tool open for use to any individuals and organizations. Serve GR seeks to connect individuals to meaningful...

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Aging well: Westminster Presbyterian Church celebrates 150th birthday

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 11-28-2011 under OPINION

Reports of its birth vary: Either Westminster Presbyterian Church began with 10 members--or with 25; with a minister who was paid $500--or $1000; as a group that became Presbyterian because of views that were broader than the others in the...

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Westminster Presbyterian Church marks 150 years with dedication of new cornerstone

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 09-12-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Westminster Presbyterian Church had a birthday in July and has spent the year celebrating 150 years in the city. On Sunday, September 11, 2011, a cornerstone commemorating the anniversary was dedicated. A time capsule including history of the church...

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GRACE Honors Service to Community at Gala Dinner

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 10-28-2009 under NONPROFITS

Nearly 200 people gathered at the Dominican Center at Marywood on Tuesday evening, October 27, giving honor to the service efforts of Kuyper College and Westminster Presbyterian Church and offering their support to the programs of the Grand Rapids...

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