Special Collection We will hold a Special Collection for ISAAC on June 11. ISAAC, Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy and Action in the Community, is the largest faith-based organizing group in Southwest Michigan. People’s Church is among the more than 20 congregations and other organization that work together through ISAAC to make our values real in […]
It will be the one year anniversary of the arrival of the Altyara family on June 29th. Much has been accomplished in this initial year. People’s Church has been pivotal in their success as they resettle in their new county. Here is a brief update on each family member and what lies ahead for them. […]
By Julia Kirkwood To Know Your Water Is to Love Your Water Michigan is blessed with water! MI is water rich. You are within 5 miles of water anywhere in MI! Clichés about Michigan water but nevertheless true. By the numbers; MI is surrounded by 4 Great Lakes with 3,049 miles of shoreline, 10,000 inland […]
By Nadine Godin-Nassaney On April 26-29, Carolyn Heineman and I attended the 18th annual White Privilege Conference (WPC) in Kansas City, MO entitled: “Organizing. Strategizing. Taking Action. Deconstructing the Culture of White Supremacy and Privilege: Creating Peace, Equity and Opportunity in the Heartland” along with about 2000 other people from the U.S. and other countries. […]
By Ardyce Curl Sandy and John Steele both grew up in United Methodist churches. They began attending People’s in March 2016. “We were new to Kalamazoo and we were looking for a UU church,” John said. “Our daughter and granddaughters attend and we had visited the bazaar,” Sandy said. She added, “We were looking to […]
People’s Church is holding its final child dedication ritual of the program year on June 11. This is a ritual where we welcome children into our community and the church promises to help support them—and their parents. If your family is interested in participating—or if you have questions, please contact Rev. Rachel.
People’ Church – Operating Budget for 2017-18 year (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018) Frequently asked Questions: 1. We heard that the preliminary budget data showed a $34,000 deficit. Is that correct? Yes. The first wave of pledge and income projections fell short of what was needed to meet the total required and […]
Our May Special Collection, which will be collected on Mother’s Day, May 14 and will support the work of Cradle Kalamazoo, formerly the Kalamazoo Infant Mortality Community Action Initiative. This multi-agency initiative is focused on reducing infant mortality in Kalamazoo, especially in community of color. In Kalamazoo, babies of color are four times more likely […]