Cooling shelters up

There are currently three cooling shelters operating within Kent County. Mel Trotter Ministries is open for the homeless and is distributing water in downtown Grand Rapids. Wesley Park United Methodist Church (32nd and Michael Ave., Wyoming) and Rockford Reformed Church, 4890 11 Mile Road, are open and staffed by church volunteers from 11 a.m. to […]

Faith-based outreach puts food on family tables

Volunteers and recipients are happy to smile for the camera with a generous donation of family dinners for the holidays.

Sparta Mel Trotter mission gives 100 holiday dinners  With Christian-based help all year around for those who struggle, help is perhaps especially appreciated during the holidays, when merriment and gift-giving is not on everyone’s agenda. At the Sparta outreach center and retail store operated by Mel Trotter Ministries, those who struggle financially this year were […]