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Ethics and Religion Talk: How to Counsel a Person Seeking Death, part 2

Submitted 02-01-2021 under OPINION

Margo H. asks, “If a parishioner wants to let go of living, how do you counsel them? Is there ever a case in your faith when you can support them spiritually in seeking death?”

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City Connection: Get to know David Green, Grand Rapids' new Communications Director

Submitted 02-01-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

David Green, the city's new Communications Director, will join Mayor Bliss to discuss his role and the city's communication challenges

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In Season Report: January 30, 2021

Submitted 01-29-2021 under NONPROFITS

Don't miss another chance to shop during Second Season! Over 30 vendors will be here to provide you with the freshest, local fare and handmade goods in town.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How to Counsel a Person Seeking Death, part 1

Submitted 01-25-2021 under OPINION

Margo H. asks, “If a parishioner wants to let go of living, how do you counsel them? Is there ever a case in your faith when you can support them spiritually in seeking death?”

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In Season Report: January 23, 2021

Submitted 01-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

Get outside this weekend and enjoy the fresh winter air at the Market! Shop from over 30 vendors offering the best local fare and handmade goods in town!

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Honoring Resident Leadership with the Larry Bratschie Award

Submitted 01-20-2021 under NONPROFITS

Behind-the-scenes community work deserves recognition; the Larry Bratschie Award honors the dedication of those who pursue it.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Church and Politics

Submitted 01-18-2021 under OPINION

The Rev. Steven Manskar, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids, wrote the following essay prior to last November’s election day, reflecting on a Christian’s responsibility to vote.

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In Season Report: January 16, 2021

Submitted 01-15-2021 under NONPROFITS

Come to the Market this weekend and support the local food system by shopping with vendors who are dedicated to our community!

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is it a Contradiction to be both Pro-Life and Pro-Gun?

Submitted 01-11-2021 under OPINION

Arthur L. asks, “My neighbor has a pro life sign and a pro gun sign on their front lawn. This feels like a contradiction. Are these two beliefs in conflict?”

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