US Mosque, Church Share Prayer Space
"We went from rentee to renter,” Don Medal, the Council Chairman of Grand Forks’ most liberal Protestant Christian church, United Church of Christ, told Grand Forks Herald on Saturday, June 23.
Cooperation between the church and the Muslim community started several decades ago.
It started by the move of UND’s Memorial Union and in the Lotus Meditation Center, a private nonprofit group on campus, to host Muslim Friday prayer.
Over the past year, the Muslim group has been renting the UCC space for Friday prayers.
A month ago the decision was taken to buy the space. (...)