Secure MI Vote submitted an initiative petition, a proposed law, to the State Board of Canvassers, which approved the summary’s wording of it. Signature gathering may have commenced on Oct. 1. The initiative would suppress voting insofar as it: mandates that people disclose partial Social Security numbers when registering to vote. restricts options for registered […]
Harvest of Hope On September 18, clergy and members of area congregations gathered at Allen Chapel AME on the north side of Kalamazoo to celebrate a Harvest of Unity rooted in the soil of a new garden project. The garden at Allen Chapel grew out of conversations organized by Hope for Creation, the local interfaith group […]
OCTOBER 10th Special Collection Our October 10th Special Collection will be for Afghan Asylum Seekers Resettlement. Bethany Christian Services and Samaritas, the two resettlement agencies in our area, will receive the funds. Funds will be used to support the families and individuals that will be arriving in the next few weeks to help pay for […]
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details about the job and a list of qualifications required, please see […]
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 email@example.com for more information.
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 […]
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 […]