Community Impact Stories

WOW, what I fantastic, recent evening with a group of high-schoolers from the south side community of Grand Rapids, MI who invited an UPRISE workshop […]

Blessings friends! We hope your Ash Wednesday today is filled with gratitude of the humble reminder of the saving truth and love of our Savior, […]

Today’s beautiful Psalm 71 sings, “On you I depend from birth;  from my mothers womb you are my strength…” This passage made me think of […]

Now that Christmastime has passed and our church has begun a new year of Ordinary Time, our UPRISE movement-makers are busy sharing God’s grace thru […]

One of our UPRISE movement-makers commented today:   “Isn’t it something that today, in the darkness of winter, we have light?!  Sunlight has been streaming […]

We are most grateful to Annalise Laumeyer, Editor-in-Chief, Patricia Mish, Managing Editor, Paul Kopenkoskey, Writer and Holly Dolci, Photographer, of FAITH Grand Rapids, The Magazine […]

Happy #GivingTuesday!  Now in its 7th year, #GivingTuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and […]

Dear UPRISE commitment-makers: May you and your loved ones enjoy a most Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving!!  We here at UPRISE, all volunteers, are deeply grateful […]

We are excited to learn that God’s Kitchen in Grnad Rapids, MI will be launching a new food truck, named God’s Roamin’ Kitchen, on Monday, October […]

WOW, what fun this morning, enjoying t the Catholic Business Leaders Forum, sponsored by the Catholic Foundation of West Michigan and His Excellency, The Most […]