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JONAH is a faith-based community organization that brings people together to make our community a more just and equitable place for all. We invite you to find out what we do and why it matters to people like you. read more

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Do You Agree? A Common Calling
JONAH members share a common desire to live out their faith in the world for the benefit of all. To learn more about this calling, and why it matters today, please click the link below: read more

2015 JONAH events & pROGRAMS



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Summary of Book

JONAH Battle Creek and the Urban League of Battle Creek will host a new community-wide book study of “The New Jim Crow.” Group sessions will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Feb. 19 and running through March 26, at the Urban League of Battle Creek, 172 W. Van Buren St. downtown.

One chapter will be covered each week. Attendees should bring their own lunch and parking is available anywhere near the building, side streets or at the Baymont Inn Hotel. For more information, e-mail Sheri Harris at sheriharrism@gmail.com.

Hundreds of people in our community need help getting to work every day.

BC Rides

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BC Rides, a new initiative co-founded by JONAH, is helping people without reliable transportation get to work so they can continue to support their families and build a better future for all of us.

Now you can now support the work of BC Rides right from your desk by making an online donation via GoFundme.com, a secure and fully enrypted system. Help us reach our goal of raising $20,000. Thank you!

Learn how JONAH was instrumental in getting the BC RIDES program off the ground. (See magazine story) In a short period of time, BC RIDES has become a viable solution to issues of transportation and employment in our city. You can learn more about BC RIDES by attending the MLK Prayer Breakfast on Jan. 17, or click here now to read the story published in the Battle Creek Enquirer.

JONAH's 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast was a rousing success with a huge turnout, garnering front-page coverage in the local newspaper. (Read news story) Held on Saturday, Jan. 17, at First Congregational Church, the event featured U.S. Congressman John Conyers, Jr. Photos from the event are now available in our online Photo Gallery.


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