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Calvin Center for Faith & Writing debuts a short, no-cost film of Bridge to Terabithia author Katherine Paterson, featuring kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center

Submitted 05-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Calvin Center for Faith & Writing is debuting a short, no-cost film about Katherine Paterson, with kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC), and librarian and author Travis Jonker.

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We must look with an unwavering eye toward compassion

Submitted 05-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

How can we look with an unwavering eye at the suffering we see and experience these days? The story of Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of Compassion in Tibet, may be able to shed light on surviving the COVID-19 crisis with one’s heart intact.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Family Important? Why?

Submitted 05-04-2020 under OPINION

Faith asks, “Is family important, and if it is, what makes it important?”

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In Season Report: May 2, 2020

Submitted 05-01-2020 under NONPROFITS

It is officially May and we all know what that means… Main Season has arrived! Come enjoy the warmer weather and make a quick + efficient trip to pick up healthy, fresh local products on opening day!

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Where does Morality Come From?

Submitted 04-27-2020 under OPINION

Fred asks, “What is morality and where does it come from?”

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Grand Rapids Community Foundation y las organizaciones locales de liderazgo Latinx lanzan el Fondo La Lucha para familias indocumentadas y de estatus mixto afectadas por la pandemia de COVID-19

Submitted 04-24-2020 under NEWS

Con la pérdida de empleos provocada por la pandemia y la inelegibilidad para el alivio formal del gobierno, muchas de las familias indocumentadas y de estatus mixto del condado de Kent tienen dificultades llegando a fin de mes.

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In Season Report: April 25, 2020

Submitted 04-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

Get out and enjoy the fresh air as you make an efficient trip to the market for your food essentials! Shop from a variety of fresh local produce + food products from over 20 vendors!

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Sharing in the gifts of Ramadan 2020

Submitted 04-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

This year, Ramadan, a month of fasting from sunrise to sunset which starts on April 25, will be unlike any before for Muslims around the world.

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Make the arts part of your stay-at-home routine

Submitted 04-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

While everyone is working from home and staying inside, the arts community nationwide has been tapping into their creativity ways to find meaningful ways to practice and stay connected during this time.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Heaven and Hell Based on a Merit System?

Submitted 04-20-2020 under OPINION

Gen asks, “Is there a heaven and hell, or a type of merits-based system that determines the afterlife?”

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