Community fun night kick-off hits the ground running

Community Fun Night kick-off hits the ground running

The first Community Fun Night of the summer exceeded expectations as it quickly became our biggest opening night yet! There were fresh cookies baked for the evening which were accompanied by watermelon, pretzels, and juice. A board game table was set up for those eager for some friendly competition, while others worked together to complete several…

TRAFC Back to School supply donations

School supply donations wanted

This year, the Annual Three Rivers Area Faith Community (TRAFC) Back to School Celebration will take place during Huss Future Festival on July 23. Along with the well-anticipated games, art, music, rummage, and food, there will be a backpack and school supply giveaway for all school-aged kids. The celebration excites everyone for the coming school…

Hussagram: Sharing Food Storytelling

Hussagram: Storytelling about sharing food

For last Friday’s storytelling night and potluck, with the theme of “sharing food,” summer intern Lauren Otto was the first to kick off the narratives. She recalled her holiday experiences, when food had the capability to unite families. From others in our community, we heard funny stories and serious stories, timeless memories and recent occurrences. And…

Hussagram: Gardening at GilChrist

Hussagram: Gardening at GilChrist

A group of *cino volunteers transported their labor this past weekend to GilChrist Retreat Center for a gardening retreat. It was a great time of getting to know one another better as we embark on our summer of shared work and play!

Storytelling: Sharing Food

Summer storytelling kicks off on the theme of sharing food!

For the past several summers, the Huss Project has hosted a summer storytelling series inspired by other projects like The Moth (which recently featured a story involving one of our local friends, Richard Price). This summer, we’ll continue sharing stories with a kick-off event this coming Friday on the theme of “Sharing Food,” inspired by…

Summer 2016

Join us this summer at the Huss Project!

Summer is always our busy season at The Huss Project and this summer is no exception. We have plenty of opportunities to get involved—from work days to gardening, summer lunches to storytelling events, and, of course, Huss Future Festival 2016! We’d love to see you this summer! Huss work days Saturdays, 9:00am – 1:00pm We…

Rummage sale

Now accepting rummage sale donations

It’s spring cleaning time—do you have items waiting to go to the thrift store? Send them our way! We’re taking donations now for the rummage sale at the 2016 Huss Future Festival. If you’d like to drop off that blender you never use and the sweaters your kids grew out of, find us at the…

2016 Calvin Spring Break

Calvin College students help Huss get ready for summer

“How many metal ceiling tiles can I carry in one load?” and “I didn’t imagine when I woke up this morning that I would be shoveling manure” were just some of the things you would have heard at the Huss Project last week when we were joined by five Calvin College students on a service…

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Where does the money come from?

Where have the dollars come from to support the many programs at the Huss Project in 2015? Well, let us tell you! Huss Future Festival rummage sale, bake sale, farmers market, vendors and donation jars Underground Supper Club in May featuring dinner & a movie at the Riviera Theatre Produce sales at the Three Rivers…

Topology Magazine

New online magazine features dispatches from Three Rivers and beyond

Summer tends to be our busy season at the Huss Project, but you know we won’t be caught bored in the fall! Exhibit A: we’ve just launched a new online publication called Topology Magazine, which will contain stories, poems and images inspired by the various places where people find themselves. You’ll recognize some of our…

Summer 2015

So long, summer 2015!

A 27,000 square foot building with no heat and only one bathroom that functions … just in the summer? We could dwell on our many limitations at the Huss Project, but we choose to embrace the boundless possibilities instead! One of the ways we do this is to focus on summer programming when we can…