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Thursday, April 17, 2014

 The Passover seder plate features several foods that each have their own symbolization. Passover this year is celebrated from April 14 to April 22, 2014.

Monday night, April 14, is the first night of Passover, an important holiday in the Jewish faith. It starts at sundown. Here are five things to know about Passover.

Krystal Vivian
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 5:43 p.m.
 Angela Tanner, left, stands with Adrian Riley as he reads names of homicide victims in Elkhart at the culmination of the Peace Parade at Civic Plaza. Participants in the fourth annual Palm Sunday Peace Parade held by Elkhart Advocates for Peace and Justice marched from Hively Ave. Mennonite Church to Prairie Ave. Mennonite church and ended at Civic Plaza in Elkhart on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

More than 50 people walked 2.5 miles in Elkhart Sunday afternoon to remember victims of violent crime and pray for peace.

Emily Pfund
Posted on April 13, 2014 at 6:57 p.m.

Greg Boyd will give a lecture entitled, "Keeping God’s Kingdom ‘Holy’: Resisting the Temptation to be Practical" on April 24.

Quinn Brenneke
Posted on April 7, 2014 at 4:28 p.m.
 Gigi Koonce cheeks out her progress decorating her pysanky egg during the worship at the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Goshen on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Posted on April 5, 2014 at 9:32 p.m.

Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the Midwest Museum of American Art are keeping the tradition of pysanky alive.

 Goshen College student Ryan Smith looks down at the message on a T-shirt he had made in support of the school's hiring policy during an interview Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Another student led group has created T-shirts in opposition to the policy.
Posted on April 3, 2014 at 1:20 p.m.

The college administration's stance of not hiring people in GLBTQ relationships has inspired much discussion on campus, and two student-led groups have different perspectives on the subject.

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 11:55 p.m.

IT consultant Clayton Berkley will be ordained as a deacon at Saint David's Episcopal Church, 26824 C.R. 4, Elkhart, at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4.

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 11:52 p.m.

Preachers from Kokomo and Indianapolis and others will present, teach and preach from April 10 to 12 at 122 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Elkhart.

 This May 2012 photo provided by Goshen College shows Seth Conley (left, red shirt) and communications students conducting an interview in Greece for the documentary
Posted on March 27, 2014 at 5:46 p.m.

Here are the details on how you can see "Breaking Down Barriers: Journeys of the Apostle Paul."

 Pictured in front from left: Ed Chester, Denise Polachek, Richard Newberry; Second row, Brad Hartman, Kevin Foy, Karen Bray and Terri Rickel; Third row, Barb Fridley, Bruno DeJesus At the top of the stairs: Clyde Riley, Kurt Bullard, Don Rockwell, Merritt Dilts, Skyler Walker (behind Merritt), Lyle Fisel, and Rod Roberson.
Posted on March 22, 2014 at 8:26 p.m.

Richard Newberry, CEO and owner of Alan Enterprises LLC, and Bruno DeJesus, CFO at Heritage Financial Group, were added to the board of directors.

 The Window, Inc., is located in downtown Goshen. An upcoming dinner will benefit the non-profit, which provides services to people on a limited income.
Posted on March 17, 2014 at 5:34 p.m.

A dinner at Waterford Mennonite Church on Thursday, March 20, will benefit The Window, Inc.

 Amish children make a snowman as a buggy passes by in a photograph provided by
Posted on March 17, 2014 at 1:33 p.m.

Author and store co-manager to give presentations on Amish, Mennonite topics

 This provided image shows the
Posted on March 12, 2014 at 12:31 p.m.

A day of shopping and prizes will benefit an Elkhart pregnancy and family resource center.

 Father Silouan Sloan Rolando (right), pastor of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Goshen, holds
Posted on March 9, 2014 at 7:04 p.m.

Goshen's Ukrainian and Russian Orthodox faiths united this weekend for the first Sunday of Lent, despite tensions abroad.