Caring for Our Outdoor Church By Cybelle Shattuck This summer, the Green Sanctuary and Building and Grounds Committees are developing a land management plan for People’s Church. The grounds are a part of our church; they provide space for spiritual practices, religious education, remembering loved ones, and cultivating right relationships with animals, insects, and plants. […]
By Cary Betz-Williams I went to the two and a half day ERACCE training, unsure of what to expect. I was a bit apprehensive, felt shy because I was going to be among strangers and kept reminding myself to think before I spoke since sometimes the most amazingly daft things come out when I don’t. […]
By Ardyce Curl Julie and Brian Schneeberger are among the newest members of People’s Church, having first attended in February. They signed the bond of union soon after. Julie said, “I looked up People’s online while searching for an open-minded congregation to match up with my changing spiritual attitudes.” Brian, who grew up attending the […]
Dreamers; an Immigrant Generation’s Fight for Their American Dream, by Eileen Truax Of the approximately twelve million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., as many as two million came as children. They grow up here, go through school, and then their home country won’t—in most states—offer financial aid for college or allow them to legally […]
People’s Church will be holding several informal potlucks throughout the summer. These aren’t meant as anything other than an opportunity to get together with friends or meet someone new. Please sign up HERE and let us know what food item you plan to bring!
Special Collection We will hold a Special Collection for ISAAC on June 11. ISAAC, Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy and Action in the Community, is the largest faith-based organizing group in Southwest Michigan. People’s Church is among the more than 20 congregations and other organization that work together through ISAAC to make our values real in […]
It will be the one year anniversary of the arrival of the Altyara family on June 29th. Much has been accomplished in this initial year. People’s Church has been pivotal in their success as they resettle in their new county. Here is a brief update on each family member and what lies ahead for them. […]
By Julia Kirkwood To Know Your Water Is to Love Your Water Michigan is blessed with water! MI is water rich. You are within 5 miles of water anywhere in MI! Clichés about Michigan water but nevertheless true. By the numbers; MI is surrounded by 4 Great Lakes with 3,049 miles of shoreline, 10,000 inland […]