ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, December 1 Free Meal for Northern Kent County Families—6 to 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, every Thursday. No charge; no registration required. Provided by a partnership between Our Lady of Consolation Parish and God’s Kitchen, a program of Catholic Charities West Michigan. Rockford Area […]

A Message for You

What Gift to Give?  by PASTOR MICHAEL CISLER North Kent Bible Church Here we are again, sneaking up on Christmas. Maybe you have already started your Christmas shopping or maybe you won’t do so for another three weeks. Either way, take a moment to consider what gifts you give to others and what gifts they […]

Theater group stages production created by Rockford resident

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Rogue River Theater takes ‘The Light of Heaven’s Dove’ on the road Local actors group, the Rogue River Community Theater, took their talent on tour as they offered “The Light of Heaven’s Dove” to a variety of venues. Playing at the restored and historic Kent Theater in Cedar Springs, the group presented a musical drama […]

Stage play brings area families together

Jennifer and Michael Nind are at a rehearsal for a production of “The Christmas Carol.”

Christmas is certainly a time when most people gather with family and friends for fun and frivolity. It’s just a given nowadays. Families look for creative ways to enjoy the tidings of the season. Some volunteer their time at a soup kitchen, some might wander their neighborhood streets singing Christmas carols, and some might hop […]

Using the sun’s energy an easy way to warm, brighten home

by DAN VOS Vos Energy Concepts I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the three ways of using solar energy in our homes. The first way is using it to heat the air in our homes, which heats everything else in there as well. Passive solar is one of my favorite ways to use […]