Michigan Mosque Takes in a Homeless Unitarian Church

Michigan Mosque Takes in a Homeless Unitarian Church

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UU Lansing meets in mosque

When construction delays on their new building threatened Sunday services for a Unitarian Universalist church in Michigan, a local Muslim house of worship came to the rescue.

The Islamic Society of Greater Lansing offered a temporary home to the UU congregation, offering its worship space — for free.

There was no charge whatsoever, but Rev. Kathryn Bert and her churchgoers decided to donate their collection money from one Sunday each month to the hospitable hosts.

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The Imam and his mosque, in turn, plan to donate all or part of the offering to Islamic Relief USA, which locally is helping victims of the Flint water crisis, and to resettle refugees.

(READ more at the Lansing State Journal)

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