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Big Progress on Our Endowment

Thanks to many of you, we are almost halfway toward the required $50,000 for ISAAC to receive interest income from our Endowment Fund!  As of the ISAAC Breakfast on December 5, the Kalamazoo Community Foundation has received ISAAC Endowment Fund gifts and 2018 commitments of well over $23,000!  Huge thanks to all of you who […]

YOU are needed! Help ISAAC Cultivate the Beloved Community

The work of Justice is more vital than ever! We invite you to give to our work of community organizing, social justice and policy changes in the areas of racism, poverty and housing. As described by Dr. Martin Luther King, The Beloved Community is an inclusive, democratic reality, which while not devoid of conflict, is […]

Welcome to New ISAAC Clergy

A very warm welcome to the new clergy at three of our ISAAC member congregations–Rev. John Best at Pine Island Presbyterian Church, Pastor Chuck Moerdyk at North Presbyterian Church, and The Rev. Mike Wood at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.  We are very pleased to have each of you in our ISAAC Family!  We look forward […]

YOU are needed! Help ISAAC Cultivate the Beloved Community!

Today is Cyber Monday and tomorrow is Giving Tuesday! Give to both at the same time! The work of Justice is more vital than ever! We invite you to give to our work of community organizing, social justice and policy changes in the areas of racism, poverty and housing. As described by Dr. Martin Luther […]

President’s and ED’s Message

On October 25th, Kalamazoo Community Members, Leaders, Clergy, Elected & Public Officials, and Candidates showed up in support of Cultivating the Beloved Community! We would like to issue a sincere thank you to ALL who attended ISAAC’s 2018 Public Meeting! It was an awesome night! We are thankful to our hardworking Co-Chairs, (Stephanie Hoffman, Tobi […]

Photos of the 2018 Public Meeting

These wonderful photos were taken by Amy Peterson from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and Rick Johnson from People’s Church.  Click on any photo to enlarge it.  Then read about all that happened at the “Awesome Public Meeting!” in the next article.

Awesome Public Meeting!

“Amazing!” “Awesome!” “Best ever!”  Those were very frequent responses to our Public Meeting on October 25 in the sanctuary of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  Powerful presentations by our three task forces were followed by commitments—by the entire audience, the clergy, and candidates and local elected officials from all levels of government–to help build the Beloved […]