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Friday Sing-Along, March 17, 7:00 pm

We will meet in Room 19 at 7:00pm on March 17 to sing popular and familiar songs—many in the folk tradition. As this is St. Patrick’s Day, we’ll plan to sing many Irish songs at this sing-along.  Words will be projected up on the wall to make them easier to read. Please bring an instrument […]


Immigration 101, Sunday, March 26, 12:30pm

On Sunday, March 26th at 12:30 in Room 19, there will be an opportunity to learn more about immigration law fundamentals. Megan Reynolds will present Immigration 101, which is a curriculum developed by the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center for non-legal audiences to become familiar with immigration law. While this presentation is related to our congregational […]


Update on Burundi Unitarian Refugees

Help with Relief Fund Efforts: For the Burundi Unitarians from Rev. Ndagijimana Fulgence on Vimeo. The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists (ICUU) is working with Burundi Unitarians to raise funds for a Burundi Unitarian Refugee Relief Fund. The original emergency funds raised to support the Unitarian refugees have now […]


Race Matters

By Missy Howse-Kurtz As an out lesbian activist, I felt that there wasn’t that much for me to learn about racism.  I had sensitivity, I knew racism existed, and I knew it was wrong.  Then I joined the ARAOMC committee and then went to an anti racism training. I felt and still feel like I’m […]


Climate Ready Kalamazoo: Working for a Safe, Healthy, and Sustainable Community

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7PM Schneider Hall, Room 2000, WMU Haworth College of Business Communities in Michigan are developing Climate Action Plans (CAPs), in which they assess the best ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that destabilize the global climate and plan ahead so they are ready to protect citizens from the effects of […]


Social Justice Update

The battle against the third horcrux, Animal Cruelty, waged by our Religious Education program, has three fronts: the offering received Sunday, February 12th which amounted to $812, the collection of supplies needed by the SPCA (ongoing), and the volunteer effort by our youth taking place March 12.  There is still time to bring dog and […]


Getting to Know People’s People – by Ardyce Curl

Following is an interview with a People’s person talking about why she came to People’s and why she continues to participate. Cary Betz-Williams Cary Betz-Williams and her son Nicholas Betz-Thorn, have been coming to People’s since 2008. “It was mostly out of the need for community after the death of my parents and husband,” she […]


Service Auction Update

The Service Auction held on Sunday, February 19, whose purpose was to help folks get to know one another and to donate funds for the church, resulted in fun, of course, and bid awards on 171 items or services, for a total of over $7,000!   Thanks to those who donated and to those who engaged […]



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