Faith Communities

Area Pride Celebrations Abound This Weekend

Friday, June 16, 2017

June is Pride Month, and the weekend of June 16-18 offers many ways to celebrate including tonight's "White Party" in Old Town, Saturday's Pride Parade and the annual Pride service at Edgewood United Church in East Lansing on Sunday.  Ann Nichols and Coleen Moyerbrailean report.

City Sued by Farmers’ Market Vendor Over Alleged First Amendment Violation

Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Country Mill is suing the City of East Lansing, alleging the business has been excluded from the East Lansing’s Farmer’s Market “solely because the City dislikes the farmer’s profession of his religious beliefs about marriage on Facebook.” ELi brings you the details.

Major Changes Proposed in Convexity’s Revised Plans

Monday, April 10, 2017

Convexity's new proposal for the blighted area goes to Planning Commission this Wednesday. We bring you a complete explanation of what's now being proposed and tell you how you can weigh in.

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.”

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