Sunday Service

Sunday Service, September 26 – 10:45 a.m. & 7:00 p.m., “(Re)Connections” Rev. Rachel Lonberg

In this service, we will explore ways to connect and reconnect with each other.

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Past Sermons

Sunday Service, September 19 – 10:45 a.m. & 7:00 p.m., “Moving through Hard Emotions” Rev. Rachel Lonberg

In this service, we will see the gifts of hard emotions and explore ways to move through them.

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Featured News

Your Help Is Requested to Review Proposed Changes to People’s Bylaws

The Bylaws Committee is ready to present its recommended revision of the church bylaws for your review, questions and suggestions! You can find the proposed revisions in text and video presentations HERE You have several opportunities to interact with committee members to understand the basis for the recommended changes and to provide your feedback. […]


Household Goods and Volunteers Needed to Support Soon-to-Arrive Afghans

Our partners at Samaritas and Bethany Christian Services are expecting up to 150 Afghans to be resettled in our community in the coming weeks. Samaritas asked People’s Church to be a collection point for household goods for our neighbors-to-be and we have responded by converting The Commons into storage. We are seeking new or gently […]


Social Justice Coordinating Committee Update

SJCC Meeting Time The Social Justice Coordinating Committee met during the last week of August via Zoom to begin planning for the upcoming church year as we continue to navigate COVID mitigation. The committee will be meeting on the 1st Mondays of the month at 3:00 p.m. via Zoom this fall. We may resume in-person […]


People’s Church Open House, Saturday, September 11, 2-5 p.m.

If you feel safe, you are invited to come to the church building to reconnect with this place and other People’s people. There will be a scavenger hunt to highlight the improvements to our building and grounds over the last year and a half. The Building and Grounds, Memorial Garden, Green Sanctuary, and RE Committees […]


Church to Hire Part-Time Custodian

People’s Church is looking to hire a custodian to work part-time on Sunday mornings and Sunday afternoons. To apply for this position, please submit a resume or work history and three references to Rev. Rachel Lonberg at For more details about the job and a list of qualifications required, please see […]


Mindfulness Meditation Class, 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The Mindfulness and Meditation group is planning to meet on Thursday, August 19th in person at church from 6:30-7:30 p.m. All are welcome! We will meet near the labyrinth. Contact Diane Melvin at for more information.


News from the Building & Grounds Crew and the Memorial Garden Committee

By Catherine Niessink, chair of Memorial Garden Committee We have completed two projects: Two years ago, I asked an arborist to check out the trees in the Memorial Garden. While he was at church, Rick Johnson and I asked him to check out some trees on the main property. He looked at the spruce trees […]


Green Spot

By Nicky Leigh After our May Annual Meeting, the congregation voted for People’s to become an affiliate of the Kalamazoo Climate Crisis Coalition (KCCC). Thank you to everyone for making this possible. With this we have joined a coalition of over 30 different organizations and businesses interested in curbing greenhouse gases and attempting to reduce […]



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