Faith Communities

Convexity Plan Now Includes The Graduate Hotel, Screened Parking

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Convexity’s new designs for the blighted corner include The Graduate hotel, market-rate apartments, and two floors of on-site parking that would be invisible to passers-by. What did Planning Commission and others think of it upon review last night?

Edgewood Solar Celebration Set for March 19, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Edgewood United Church in East Lansing will celebrate becoming the first church in Mid-Michigan to "go solar" with a dedication ceremony on Sunday, March 19. Jim Detjen reports for ELi.

Interfaith Communities Hold Prayer Vigil with Refugees

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Several hundred gathered yesterday for a prayer vigil at East Lansing's Islamic Center. The vigil was "designed as an event where community members who are not refugees could come together and be in solidarity with refugees in the community." Chris Root reports.

Islamic Community Members’ Concerns Rise Post-Election

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

In the face of increased threats against East Lansing's Muslim community, Islamic Center spokesman Thasin Sardar is grateful for community support and says “this is the time for all of us to be holding hands together.”

Faith-Based Coalition Works for Social Justice in the Community

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

This Thursday, October 20, Action of Greater Lansing invites the public to join them as they discuss social justice issues in the Greater Lansing area including Civil Rights for Immigrants, Children’s Health, and Accessibility.

Proposed Park District Plans Revealed to Public

Monday, October 17, 2016

What's planned now for the Park District, and what do neighbors, including Peoples Church members, think of it? We sent reporter Ian Hoopingarner to Planning Commission to bring you back the full scoop.

Mayors' Ramadan Unity Dinner Brings Communities Together

Thursday, October 13, 2016

It's not too late to buy tickets for tomorrow night's Ramadan Unity Dinner hosted by East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero. This year's theme is "United in Hope - Against Hunger!"

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