The Spiritual Work of Leaning In Competition. All-or-nothing. Ranking. Goods guys v. bad guys. Us v. them. All of these things are parcels of the worldview called White Supremacy Culture (WSC), and reside under the umbrella of Either-Or thinking – which is one trait of WSC. WSC is that broad way of being in the […]
Bring your stuffed animal to church on Friday, Dec. 4 between 5:30-7:00 p.m. in a brown paper grocery sack with their information written on it. We’ll take pictures of each child with their stuffie for identification purposes. The stuffies will spend the first night safely tucked into their paper bag for quarantine purposes. Then they’ll […]
“OMIGOSH! It’s December, and I haven’t even thought about holiday gifts!” –Anonymous If this is you, you’ve come to the right place. The Green Sanctuary Committee can help you out with our 2020 edition of Alternative Giving: Earth-Friendly Ideas. This is an unusual year by just about any standard, so why not make it the […]
What Is in the Box?!? One building block in the north wall of the foyer is different; it has the number 1969 carved into it. That reminds us that it’s 50 years since we started building our building. I got to thinking that there must be a time capsule in there. I asked some members […]
Back in 1970, when I was at Kansas State University, Connie and I were active in the Manhattan UU fellowship. That fellowship had no paid staff; everything was done by volunteers. Worship services were led by members or visitors. There was even a rotation to clean the building. In the old days at People’s, the […]
The church is creating a new Facebook group called “People’s Perpetual Coffee Hour” for any interested congregants, but especially for those who may not have the time or desire to be part of a regularly scheduled once-a-month Chalice Circle, but who still want to be connected to other church members. Group leaders will post conversation […]
This fall, People’s Church has been prioritizing comprehensive sexuality education for our youth, as the middle school Our Whole Lives class meets in-person weekly to finish the program cut short last spring. With this special collection, we extend that commitment to education and personal agency to everyone in our community through support of Planned Parenthood of Michigan.
In my younger and more vulnerable years, as I met the major milestones in my life – college matriculation and graduation, first automobile, first real job, graduate degree, second real job, first new automobile, first home, second home – I realized how blessed I was to have such good fortune. Sure, I knew that I […]