Saturday, March 10, 5:00–7:00pm information provided by First United Methodist Church LANSING, Ill. (February 24, 2018) – The All God’s Children Preschool is selling tickets to their annual Spaghetti Dinner, which will take place in the fellowship hall on Saturday, March 10. For $8.00, adults can enjoy personally cooked pasta and also support the preschool. … Read more
March 4 concert at Bethel Church is free to the public by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 15, 2018) – The Genevans, the student choir of Geneva College in Pennsylvania, are celebrating their 80th concert season this year by touring the midwest. Their concert season begins at the Reformed Presbyterian Home in Pittsburgh on February … Read more
Saturday, February 17, 7:30pm information provided by Trinity Lutheran Church LANSING, Ill. (January 20, 2018) – International handbell soloist Sylvia Rylander will perform a handbell concert at Trinity Lutheran Church. The concert is free and open to the public. Rylander serves as Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director of the Alaska Baptist Convention. Ringing handbells … Read more
at Alberto’s Beauty Salon in Lansing, Illinois Photos and captions by Melanie Jongsma To learn more about this annual Celebración de Nuestra Virgen de Guadalupe that attracts people to Lansing, read our December 1 story: Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebración in Lansing Alberto’s Beauty Salon is located at 3220 E 171ST Street in Lansing.
by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (December 3, 2017) — Dr. Gene Keessen has been a dentist for more than 50 years—and even though he officially retired 12 years ago, he hasn’t yet set down his tools for good. He now offers his services, free of charge, to local residents in need, through the New … Read more
by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 2017) – For the Hispanic Catholic community in Lansing, December 12 is a special day. It is the date when tradition says the Lady of Guadalupe appeared to a Mexican peasant, Juan Diego, in 1531. In Mexico, the date is a national holiday, a day when schools and businesses … Read more
Lansing Voices thoughtful comments submitted by Richard Smits Saipov, the Islamic terrorist who mowed down walkers, joggers, and cyclists with a rental truck in New York City on October 31, 2017, was described in many media accounts as an evil, cowardly, lone-wolf terrorist. Cowardly? Hardly! He acted, convinced that he was being obedient to and … Read more
by Laura Warfel GLENWOOD, Ill. (September 30, 2017) – Living Springs Community Church in Glenwood, Illinois, will host the internationally known GriefShare grief recovery seminar and support group, beginning Wednesday, October 11, 2017, and continuing through January 31, 2018. The group will meet weekly from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 220 at the church, … Read more