We are a community of all faiths and those with no faith who have come together to explore what it means to be fully human outside of religion.

We invite you to join us and add your perspective on Sunday Mornings at the Grand Haven Community Center for small group discussions at 9:00 a.m. and large group meetings with musical performances at 10:00 a.m. Talk-Back on the topic of the day is at 11:15. our Children’s Program begins at 9 a.m. and infant care is provided.


April 13, 2014. First I just have to applaud you as a community. C3 Exchange has been a beacon of tolerance and inclusion for years and you should all be proud of the impact you have had on individual lives and on your surrounding neighborhoods. You have been a pioneer of liberal values and have put those values into concrete action. In this time of transition, you have lifted up and celebrated leaders who have done a remarkable job of moving you forward. I could not be more excited or humbled to be invited to join you as your Interim Leader. ...

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Byasa, the soul, was the reflection of God the Father. A reflection of the sun can only partially (half) represent the real sun. Hence, Byasa was spoken of as the half-brother of Bichitrabirya, or God the Father. As the sun becomes a thousand suns when reflected in a thousand cups filled with water, so also God the Father, reflected in the bodies of many men, becomes many souls. Byasa represents the original passively-active soul in man, which is responsible for creating the two children, the blind king, or Emperor Mind, (Dhritarashtra), and the pure King Discrimination ...

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When my oldest daughter, Kathleen, was 28 years old, a man who lived in her apartment complex murdered her. This is my story of finding an understanding of forgiveness that allowed me to heal. People often ask me how I survived, how I managed to continue living.  My answer is always, “One day at a time, one hour at a time.”  It is not easy; often others feel powerless to help.  Friends don’t know what to say, co-workers avoid certain topics, and find it difficult to look one in the eye. My husband John was a wonderful support. He listened to my ...

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