Our Bazaar is a signature event for our church and community. All our members, friends, and family members can play a part in making it a success. Over 700 people will come through our doors that day. Now is the time for YOU to choose your roles—bake, craft, sign up to work a shift, and […]
A Climate of Change: Creating a Net-Zero Church, by Tom Hackley What is Net Zero? If oil company A, natural gas company B, and coal company C provide 100% of the energy needed to operate your home, you are using 100% carbon based energy, or Net 100. But, if you can conserve 30% of your energy needs by […]
November Special Collection, Sunday, November 17 Kalamazoo Climate Crisis Coalition—Fridays for Future The mission of the Kalamazoo Climate Crisis Coalition (KCCC) is to unite local climate action groups, share resources and information and sustain high levels of citizen mobilization to address the climate crisis. Their three primary goals are to: Drastically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, […]
Following is an interview with People’s people talking about why they came to People’s and why they continue to participate. Article by Ardyce Curl.
Over the summer and into the early fall we have begun implementing our new model addressing racism/antiracism transformation within People’s Church. The former ARAOMC Committee and newly named Dismantling Racism Within People’s Church Implementation Team met for their annual retreat on September 6th. We shared a meal and spent time in deep conversation continuing to […]
The Climate Strike Was Just the Beginning of Local Climate Action When a crowd of about 1,500 gathered at Kalamazoo’s Arcadia Festival Place on September 20, a number of People’s people were there to emphasize the need for significant and prompt action to combat climate change. There were inspiring and informative speakers, including several of […]
Special Collections A big thank you to all who donated to the Lincoln Elementary School Special Collection on September 15. We were able to raise $1,295 for the teachers and students. Our next Special Collection will be on October 13. Douglass Community Association has a mission to create a culture of equity and inclusion that […]