You’re not alone if you’re horrified by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. And with the Taliban retaking control of Afghanistan, people are being forced to flee their country with no place to go at a record pace. Unfortunately, this type of aggression is nothing new to the thousands of families, many of which are women and children, who annually flee from their homeland because they are in danger of being persecuted. Samaritas and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service have taken the lead in resettling New Americans and their families and is currently looking for assistance in supporting refugees coming to Michigan.

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The Season of Lent
Written by Grand Rapids Chaplain, Rebecca Ebb-Speese This year, the entire month of March will be in the season of Lent. We traditionally look at the season of Lent as the six weeks of preparation for Holy Week with a focus on Jesus’ suffering and death. It is a time of... Read More
How to Keep Your Mind Active
Keeping a healthy and active mind can be a challenge as you age. Here are a few tips to help keep your mind sharp! 1. Repeat what you have learned. When you want to remember something you’ve just heard, read, or thought about, repeat it out loud or write it down. That way,... Read More
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The Fessenden Family

This is the story of 6 siblings who found their forever family through Samaritas adoption and foster care :)

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