A year of firsts

2018 in Lansing, Illinois by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 2019) – The Lansing Journal published 1,074 articles in 2018, averaging 89.5 stories each month. Our least prolific month (July, for some reason) saw 64 stories published; our busiest month (September) boasted 113. All those articles were “Lansing news” —they were stories that happened in … Read more

Lansing Lions serve at Trinity Lutheran Church

December community dinner includes visit from Santa by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 19, 2018) – Trinity Lutheran Church has been hosting a monthly community dinner for several years. It’s a free, homemade meal served by cheerful volunteers and enjoyed by about 100 people—churched and unchurched alike. Each month, Pastor John Holyer prays over the … Read more

Men of A-Chord present annual Christmas concert

Christian men’s choir spreads joy through song By Josh Bootsma SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (December 16, 2018) – Over 200 people flocked to Thorn Creek Reformed Church in South Holland Saturday night to hear the Men of A-Chord present their annual Christmas concert. Formally titled “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmastide,” the concert … Read more

‘A Visible Christmas’ returns to Living Word Church

Visible Music College’s holiday favorite event is back December 7 information provided by Visible Music College LANSING, Ill. (November 18, 2018) – Visible Music College is inviting the city of Chicago to kick off the holiday season with its students, faculty, and staff as it brings its annual favorite ‘A Visible Christmas’ back to Living … Read more