LIVING FAITH, BUILDING COMMUNITY
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
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
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.
|Congressman Conyers is a senior statesman in American political life, is respected and admired by colleagues on both sides of the aisle. During his 43 years of public service, he has built a lengthy record of legislative achievement on Capitol Hill in his quest for "Jobs, Justice and Peace."|
Some of his major accomplishments include: The Violence Against Women Act of 1994; the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Act of 1983; the Alcohol Warning Label Act of 1988; the Jazz Preservation Act of 1987; and the Help America Vote Act of 2002.
Learn how JONAH was instrumental in getting the BC RIDES program off the ground. 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. (Read more)
If you haven't seen the inspiring new movie "Selma" about the civil rights struggle in 1965, we encourage you to see it soon at a local movie theater. "Selma" is a chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. To learn more or watch the movie trailer, click here now.