The Rapidian


Middle school entrepreneurs sell their sweet creations at Breaktime Bakery

Submitted 07-17-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Eric Schalk teaches kids job readiness and moral character by having them cook and sell pastries in the Creston neighborhood.


GR Teens take part in the Magic Ring Game

Submitted 07-12-2013 under NONPROFITS

GR area teens are being led through GR Initiative for Leaders' ACTIVATE curriculum. They are exploring issues of social justice in our community and how they can have a positive influence in these issues.


Introductory Workshop to Centering Prayer

Submitted 07-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

Come explore a method of prayer which opens your mind and heart, your whole being, to God.


The Artists of Heartside Gallery and Studio-- Anthony Lazar

Submitted 07-01-2013 under NONPROFITS

Seeing the smiling faces of the many people's lives I have inspired makes me feel that I can overcome any obstacle in my life.


New Grand Rapids Bishop ordained, installed

Submitted 06-24-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

This is a photo essay of the gathering of bishops, cardinals, clergy, men and women religious, confraternities and lay members of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids at the Cathedral of St. Andrew on June 18, 2013.


How to Fall in Love with God

Submitted 06-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

When life becomes difficult, loving God is sometimes a challenge. These are the times when being “in love with God” gives us strength of spirit, grace for the journey and peace in knowing God walks with us.


Local organizations, individuals recognized for community impact

Submitted 06-13-2013 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders presents a Community IMPACT award to individuals and organizations which have made a positive contribution to their communities.


New Reality to hit Eastown neighborhood

Submitted 06-12-2013 under NEWS

A new shop in the Kingsley Building in Eastown will present a variety of counter-culture offerings and local artisan wares.


Icon writing retreat open to the public

Submitted 06-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

On June 24 - 28 from 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world and creation of icons.


Adults Change Their Lives

Submitted 05-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

GRIL Adult Programming helps local individuals and ministries get on track.