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Sunday Service, October 22 – 10:45 a.m., “Fingers Pointing at the Moon” with Rev. Rachel Lonberg

How do we distinguish between what is true and the experiences, language, teachers, and texts that help us learn what is true?

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Sunday Service, October 15 – 10:45 a.m., “Hold Fast” with Rev. Nathan Dannison

Rev. Dannison is the Senior Minister of the First Congregational Church and is a fierce advocate of social justice and benevolent localism.

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Child Dedication Being Scheduled

In the Unitarian Universalist tradition, our ritual for welcoming children and babies into our community is a child dedication. In the ritual, the church community dedicates itself to children and babies, promising to love and support them as they grow and learn here. We share each child’s name with the community, dedicate their thoughts, words […]


The Bazaar is on its Way! Don’t Miss Your Chance to Help!

Saturday, November 18th will be the 16th Annual People’s Church Fine Arts Sale & Holiday Bazaar! Each year our church gets transformed into a festive venue where 30 local artists sell their beautiful work, while we sell our trademark pasties and other People’s specialties, serve up savory fare from the People’s Café, and offer warm […]


Social Justice Coordinating Committee Update

The Social Justice Coordinating Committee met on September 12 to plan for the coming year’s events . The ongoing function of SJCC is to facilitate all efforts toward Social Justice by the various committees and organizations of People’s Church. The first of our monthly Special Collections took place on September 17. This year’s offering to […]


Green Spot

Land Use Plan: Memorial Garden In 1988 the church designated that a section of the land north of the building would be the Caroline Bartlett Crane Memorial Garden. This land had been donated to the church with the stipulation that it be kept as a green buffer and would not be used for additional building […]


Buddha’s 4 Noble Truths, Wednesdays, 7:00pm

Presented by Jewel Heart A 7-week course based on the teaching ‘The Four Noble Truths’ by Gelek Rimpoche.  Class takes place on Wednesday evenings, 7:00-8:30pm, October 11 through November 29 (note: we will not meet on November 22), in Room L2 Cost: $60.00 – includes textbook In Buddha’s first instructions he taught us to examine […]


New Chalice Circle to Begin

Chalice Circles are a form of a small-group ministry.  They offer an opportunity to meet with others around a commitment to practice listening and sharing in ways that allow us to be real and honest, and have the kind of deeper conversations that can be difficult to make during coffee hour on Sundays. In Chalice […]


Coffee Cart is Now Open

Want an easy way to help you live your values? Make sure you buy and drink fair trade, organic, shade grown coffee. The coffee we sell and serve on Sundays is from Higher Grounds, a Michigan company that buys its beans from small farmer cooperatives thus helping them get a fair price for their labor.  […]


Getting to Know People’s People

By Ardyce Curl Zoë Valette and Steve Dibble Zoë Valette and Steve Dibble met at People’s, were married in the Memorial Garden underneath Sarah Gertz’s tree and honeymooned in Peru. Zoë’s parents, Denise Valette and Mark Gernsback, also met at People’s through a single’s group and have been members for many years. Zoë attended religious […]



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