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Ebenezer Church Breaks Ground on $5 million Sanctuary

Liberians from many parts of the Twin Cities joined the congregation of Ebenezer Community Church and broke ground for the construction of a $5M church edifice. The program took place on Sunday, June 4th on a 4.3 acre land located at 9200 West Broadway, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. It brought together many dignitaries and Liberians from all walks of life. It is one of the biggest projects undertaken by an African immigrant community in this region.

Stone Sculpture Gallery Seeks to Expose Others to Art

As people often turn to music to center themselves, so to might they turn to visual art as a means of seeking escape from the busyness of life.  Judging from the overflowing showroom of Mhiripiri Gallery in Bloomington, Minnesota, Rex has a place where he can regroup any time he needs it.  Correspondingly, his steady demeanor confirms the idea that art often provides a refuge from the chaos of our everyday world.

SOS Makes Headway into African Countries

Eighteen years ago, people on the cutting edge of technology were still cooking in cardboard boxes.  Then Mike and Martha Port began to prayerfully consider more durable, effective methods of solar ovens.  Nearly two decades later, after years of research, trial and error, and plenty of obstacles, the Ports now advocate the use of solar ovens throughout the world.

Liberia’s President Formally Launches Truth and Reconciliation Commission


Minnesota Advocates will do US work


Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights announced on June 22 the launch of the US chapter of Liberia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission during a news conference at the Minnesota State Capitol rotunda.