The Green Sanctuary Committee is presenting an Environmental Film Series over the next few months. We start with Paris to Pittsburgh on January 27. This documentary describes exciting climate actions that are taking place in communities all over the U.S. in spite of Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement. […]
Where: People’s Church, Room 9 (in back of church) When: First Thursday of each month through May from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. It’s how we respond to the circumstances of our lives that determines the nature of our lives. Responding skillfully to unfavorable situations with curiosity and compassion can increase the quality […]
Following a brief explanation of the work of Ministry with Community by Executive Director Kelly Henderson, $1327.29 was collected to support this effort on Sunday the 9th. Thank you for your generous contribution. On January 20, we will have the chance to support Boiling Point Collective, an emerging nonprofit […]
Article by Ardyce Curl. Judy D’Arcangelis grew up attending Fountain Street Church, a non-denominational liberal church in Grand Rapids where she was active throughout her childhood in religious education programs, choirs and high school youth group.
Heard over time in the halls of People’s Church: “When you think of it, really, anyone can be discriminated against in any situation.” One of my deeper daily practices for some decades now has been to work on shifting the events inside my own brain from a yes-no, right-wrong, either-or framework, to the exploration that […]
By Nadine Godin-Nassaney The current political climate has caused me constant stress due to the dismantling of rights of marginalized populations in our country. As a woman, I have followed the #MeToo movement and the Larry Nassar hearings. I started to believe that sexual assault victims, particularly women, finally had a voice. Then came the […]
Styrofoam Recycling! Just in time for the holidays, there is a new option for dealing with polystyrene (brand name Styrofoam). Cooper Township has opened their quarterly foam recycling program to people outside the township. They accept peanuts, packing materials (e.g. the foam that protects electronics during shipping), egg cartons, and food containers that have been […]
Special Collection The Social Justice Coordinating Committee was pleased to have the Executive Director of ISAAC, Charlae Davis, speak to us on Sunday, November 11, about the work we support through this community effort. We were inspired to give our Special Collection that day in the amount of $1791.77. Thank you from ISAAC. Ministry with […]