From the Ashes Film Screening


You're invited to a free screening of the 2017 National Geographic documentary From the Ashes at Monroe Community Church (800 Monroe Ave NW, Ste 140, Grand Rapids, MI), Monday, June 19 at 7pm. The screening is sponsored by the Climate Witness Project (CWP) teams of: Alger Park CRC, Boston Square Church, Calvin CRC, Church of the Servant CRC, Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Fountain Street Church, Grace CRC, Monroe Community Church, Oakdale Park Church, and Woodlawn CRC. 

This event is free, and all are welcome! Refreshments will be available.

From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry, and what its future should be. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often-heartbreaking stories about what is at stake for our economy, health and climate. The film invites audiences to learn more about an industry on the edge and what it means for their lives.

Visit the Facebook event page for more details and to mark that you're going! 

Learn more about the documentary at

From the Ashes - Official Film Trailer | National Geographic

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Wouldn't it be wise to include the address of Monroe Community Church in this announcement? I know where it is, but we shouldn't assume everyone does, or force them to dig to figure it out.


Hi Bill! It looks like the address is on the event page where people are asked to 'rsvp', but good suggestion to add it to this post as well.