Oct 18 – 4th Annual 70×7 Muskegon Banquet

4th Annual 70×7 Muskegon Banquet featuring Pastor Dimas Salaberrios

Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 5pm-8pm

Fresh Coast, Fresh Hope. Breaking the Cycles of Poverty.

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Watermark 920 Event Center
920 Washington Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49441

Dimas Salaberrios - Street GodHis street name was Daylight. But he was a nightmare. On the streets of New York, darkness and violence reigned. Dimas “Daylight” Salaberrios popped his first pill when he was eleven years old, and just days later, he was selling drugs to his schoolmates. By fifteen, he was facing time at the notorious Rikers Island Prison. It was never safe to turn your back, and Dimas saw only one chance to survive: to become a street god. He would be the richest, most powerful ruler in the hood….. or die trying. Street God is the true story of Pastor Dimas’ against-all-odds journey from the streets to the altar and back again. A modern-day The Cross and the Switchblade for a new generation, it reveals that we’re never too far gone for God to change us – and shows how a single spark can illuminate even the darkest existence.

Dimas Salaberrios has served as senior pastor of Infinity Bible Church, which he founded in partnership with Dr. Tim Keller and Redeemer City to City, since 2003. Pasto Dimas is a gifted storyteller and Bible teacher. As president of Concerts of Prayer Greater New York, he spearheads the largest, most diverse force of pastors in a tri-state area comprised of over 5,000 churches mobilized across various denominational, ethnic and economic lines.

A true servant-leader at heart, Pastor Dimas is often described as one unafraid of running into the fire. With real “boots on the ground”, Pastor Dimas is often advancing the cause of Christ during the nation’s most pressing issues, as well as boldly proclaiming the gospel on every continent.

Join us in welcoming Pastor Dimas to West Michigan on October 18th for our Annual Banquet. Our theme this year is: Fresh Coast, Fresh Hope. Breaking the Cycles of Poverty.

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I’m a Living Testimony to Don’t Give Up

“My focus and my life story are about giving hope,” says Nate Johnson, who spent 12 years in a Michigan prison. He is one of the speakers for The Truth event on Thursday, Oct. 13 in Muskegon.

Nate Johnson started to turn his life around years ago as a young adult confined inside the rather mundane walls inside a Michigan prison.

This week, the man now in his mid-30s will be giving a speech inside the historic and majestic walls of the Frauenthal Center in hopes of helping others who may be facing some personal challenges of their own.

Nov 3 – Annual Banquet – Answering the Call

“Answering the Call” – 70×7 Muskegon Annual Banquet

Thursday, November 3, 2016, (5:30 pm Reception, 6:00 pm Dinner)
The Event Center | Fricano Place
Join 70×7 Muskegon: Christ Centered, Job Anchored Prisoner Re-Entry in Muskegon, MI. “Answering the Call” to be a community of second chances… one story, one relationship, one day at a time.

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Oct 13 – The Truth – Honesty About Life

What: The Truth – Honesty About Life
When: Thursday at 7 PM – 9:30 PM
Where: Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave Ste 200, Muskegon, Michigan 49440
Presented By Mercy Health

Join Andy O’Riley, Nate Johnson and National Best Selling Author Anny Donewald for an open an honest discussion about addiction, crime and human trafficking. All three have been to the bottom and now, work to help others come out of, or avoid the failures they went through. This event will be free to the community. Sponsorship is welcome to help the costs of the theater and any proceeds will go to 70×7 and Eve’s Angles. The event is sponsored by Mercy Health.

Ex-cons vs. law enforcement: An unlikely match up on the court

Two teams, one unlikely connection.

Ex-convicts and law enforcement faced off on the basketball court Saturday night at Reeths Puffer High School, but in place of animosity was a mutual respect for men turning their lives around and for those doing their jobs to help them.

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Community to Discuss ‘Mass Incarceration: Balancing Justice and Public Safety’

Muskegon Community College

And Justice for All

Community to Discuss ‘Mass Incarceration: Balancing Justice and Public Safety’

Tuesday, February 23
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

VENUE INFORMATION:
Muskegon Community College
221 S. Quarterline Rd. Muskegon, MI 49442
231-777-0266
http://www.muskegon.cc.mi.us

The community is invited to attend the panel discussion of “Mass Incarceration: Balancing Justice and Public Safety” on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 6-8 p.m. in MCC’s Overbrook Theater.

The event, the fifth in Muskegon Community College’s “And Justice for All” series, is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored with the ACLU of Michigan, the series was made possible by a grant from the John G. Thompson College and Community Fund.

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