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Mosaic Presentation to City Council (in full)

The information below is provided here to help those that would like to share with others Mosaic’s story, pray, and support.  Thank you for being a friend of Mosaic and our community!

Mosaic CCDA presented “Mosaic on the Move” to Benton Harbor City Council Monday, November 7 @ 7pm.

Benton Harbor, Michigan- Mosaic Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), a 501 (c3) non-profit organization, operating in Benton Harbor since 2009 (www. mosaicccda.com) is excited to present to the […]

November 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Wonderland Toy Store

Wonderland Toy Store

Wonderland Toy Store is a special Christmas shopping experience that has been created to give parents who are in financial need this holiday season the opportunity to purchase NEW TOYS for their children at 10% of their retail value.

Wonderland Toy Store provides parents the opportunity to personally select gift s for their children, maintaining their dignity and allowing them the joy of shopping.  It provides an opportunity for churches, organizations, businesses, and schools […]

October 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Paying Attention in the Tension, Part 1

As President and Founder of Mosaic CCDA I feel compelled to respond to our network and begin helping us process how to lament, live, and lead in this season.  This has been a tragic and horrific week in our country that will either lead to more chaos or people meeting the challenge of the season by leaning into the tension. Please take the time to read, consider, and share my new blog series, “Paying Attention […]

July 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Mosaic CCDA Prayer Bulletin: June, 2016 (Harbor Market)

May 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Mosaic Prayer Bulletin: May 1, 2016

May 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Link to the CBS News Story on Redemption within Cafe Mosaic

Here is the link to the CBS Evening News Story from Friday, April 15, 2016:



April 17th, 2016|3 Comments

Mosaic Prayer Bulletin: April, 2016 (Cafe Mosaic)

April 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Why we often fail in community development



I have written other blogs and even spoken on community development in a variety of settings over the years. One of the common themes that I have both experienced in my own life, and witnessed in other’s within community development, is this pervasive feeling of failure. It comes in different forms, from different angles, and at different times in the conversations, but it always seems to be there. Almost without doubt there will be a […]

March 28th, 2016|1 Comment

What Can We Do to Change the World?

There are many days when I contemplate in the quietness of my morning, what is the trajectory of our world and the seemingly endless parade of evil acts being perpetrated on the unsuspecting general public? Further to that, is what I am doing on a daily basis having any positive affect on that trajectory? How can we as children of God try and take heart in the pursuit of his commandments to love one another […]

March 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

My First Year at Mosaic by Ric Pawloski

As I pass my first year as the Executive Director of Mosaic Christian Community Development Association, I find myself reflecting on the great and marvelous things that God has done in our ministry in Benton Harbor and the surrounding region as well as the things God has done in my life. It has been a joy to live out God’s purpose in my life and provide a small measure of leadership to an awesome group […]

March 7th, 2016|1 Comment