Coronavirus and Climate Justice by Cybelle Shattuck In the midst of this pandemic, while home-bound and spending (too much) time online, people are excitedly sharing videos of nature “recovering” in the absence of humans. We marvel at majestic mountains unobscured by air pollution and delight at wild animals romping through towns. Our hearts lift—we feel […]
“This virus doesn’t discriminate” I’m sure many of you have been hearing these words on the news from medical professionals. And thankfully, as we write this on April 8, we are beginning to hear deeper analyses on the racial disparities embedded in this crisis, where something IS discriminating. From Milwaukee we hear that “26% of […]
The Green Sanctuary Committee recommends that People’s Church join the Kalamazoo Climate Crisis Coalition (KCCC) to affirm our commitment to work actively toward alleviating and remediating Climate Change. Part of the business at the People’s Church annual meeting on May 17 will be to consider and vote on this proposal. This aligns well with much […]
We celebrate the life and mourn the death of two People’s people who died in March. Drusie Rosegrant died on March 14. You can read her full obituary at: https://www.avinkcremation.com/obituaries/Ruth-Rosegrant/#!/Obituary Edmund Tsang died on March 11. He died at Rose Arbor Hospice with his children by his side. Services for Drusie and Edmund—as well […]
Over the last few months, board and finance leaders and Rev. Rachel have been working hard to redesign administrative staffing. A draft plan will be discussed at the board meeting in early April and shared with the congregation shortly thereafter. Please check emails from the church for the latest about all of this. Our communication […]
By Ardyce Curl. Following is an interview with People’s people talking about why they came to People’s and why they continue to participate.
Please click this link to add your voice to this community letter that will be sent to all members of the City Commission. The letter is written already, you can fill in your information in 5 or so minutes or write more if you’d like. Either is great. For more information on ordinances please […]