Refugee Meeting: Oct. 30

There will be a meeting this Sunday, October 30, during Pizza Sunday at 12:15 PM to discuss our ongoing efforts to assist the network of churches sponsoring refugee families in the Holland area! There will be leaders from area churches to talk about the needs…

Lakeshore Women for Peace: Sept. 18

LAKESHORE WOMEN FOR PEACE INVITE YOU TO BUILDING A PEACEFUL and COMPASSIONATE COMMUNITY The 10th Anniversary of the Holland Peace Pole MUSIC BY CAROL JOHNSON Sunday September 18, 2016 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Smallenburg Park, Holland 379 Fairbanks Ave., near…

Rode Molla

In September of 2014 I was introduced to Rode Molla, who was an Ethiopian student at Western Theological Seminary (WTS). Rode had completed her M.A. in Children, Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. She had…

Juneteenth Celebration: June 18

The African American Awareness & Development Organization (AAADO) of Holland presents the 16th Annual Juneteenth Celebration, at Kollen Park on June 18 from 1 – 8 pm. The Festival will provide a celebrative atmosphere that brings people together from all…

Summit on Race and Inclusion: May 17

Registration is open for the May 17, 2016, Summit on Race and Inclusion, “Inclusion in Action.” The event will be held from 8:30 am to 3 pm at Hope College. Registration fee of $50 includes morning and afternoon keynote speeches,…

The Refugee Crisis—What Can We Do?

I was a stranger, and you welcomed me. Matthew 25:35b If you’ve heard or read something about the refugee crisis and wondered, “What can I do?” we have an idea. Bethany Christian Services is expecting many refugee families to arrive…