Half-way to the Jubilee Year

  Steepletown is in the midst of a milestone year.  While initial conversations, planning and staffing began early in the 90’s, Steepletown’s Articles of Incorporation from the State of Michigan is dated March 8, 1994.  Accordingly, Steepletown is in its 25th year of existence and has its 25th anniversary coming up in 2019.   And yet […]

S’mores on a Camp (stove top) Fire and So Much More!

  The 2nd annual Camp Kitchen Sage was another amazing experience in exchanging a traditional campfire for the kitchen stove   Seven young adults, all of them involved in GRPS’ transition programs, continued their learning and training at Camp Kitchen Sage over the summer. The campers arrived every day by 9:00a.m. although a few of them […]

A Corporal Work of Mercy

  In her book, “The New Jim Crow”, Michelle Alexander discusses how an extraordinary percentage of the African American community is warehoused in prisons or trapped in a parallel social universe, denied basic civil and human rights—including the right to vote; the right to serve on juries; and the right to be free of legal […]

Human Progress and the Kingdom of God

  Steepletown’s efforts in helping young adults earn their high school equivalency/ GED has continued to grow over the past program year.  For those who are not familiar with Steepletown, this is one of Steepletown’s core programs under its workforce development services. There were 19 young adults who completed this credential during last program year! […]