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Art Wall: “The Process of Change: Oil & Fiber” by Beth Bullmer

Exhibit displayed in The Commons from December 10, 2017 through January 28, 2018. Artist Statement: As a licensed massage therapist and colon therapist, the quest for my own health in my body, mind and spirit is also a driving force behind my artistic expression.  Understanding that health is a holistic process, I call on my […]


Green Spot

Citizen Science—Join a Christmas Bird Count! Each December and early January, birders help record the numbers and species of birds in specific areas by participating in a Christmas Bird Count project that began in 1900. This information is compiled to give researchers an idea of how many birds there are and where they are. The […]


Announcing the 2018 People’s Church Service Auction

Plans are underway for our annual Service Auction. “What is the Service Auction?” you might ask. It is an opportunity to offer and bid on services provided by People’s people, helps to build community by sharing our talents, and raises some money for the church. We will soon be soliciting your services to benefit our church. […]


inCONsistent Senior High Cluster Con: January 26-28, 2018

Event Location: People’s Church 1758 10th St N, Kalamazoo, MI, 49009 Check-In: 8pm-10pm on Friday Cost: $40 youth; $30 adult sponsors (see below for more info) Join us for a fun youth CONference! We’re planning CONbands (small groups), Caughy Haus (variety show), lots of fun and insightful workshops on topics like spirituality, social […]


Scholarship Opportunity for “Doing Our Own Work”, an Antiracism Workshop for White People – Deadline December 8

The Rev. Dr. Melanie Morrison will be holding her intensive antiracism workshop for people who identify as white, Doing Our Own Work, here at People’s in early 2018.  Although the workshop will be held in our building, it is not a church-sponsored event. We have, however, been given the gift of 2 full-time equivalent scholarships […]


Social Justice Coordinating Committee Update

The school year is well underway and our Special Collection for Lincoln School on September 17 netted $1,319, a wonderfully generous amount. As a rule, we hear from teachers about how this gift is being used to enhance their teaching. Watch this space! The October benefit to the Hispanic American Council totaled $1,193, especially needed […]



How’s your “giving” going?  Your pledge statement will be reaching you in the mail any day now.  Please review it for accuracy.  If you’re “up to speed” on your giving, we really appreciate your continued and consistent generosity. If you are not, please consider setting up automatic payments to make it easy for the church […]


Race Matters

ARAOMC Committee 2017-2018 Goals The Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Multi-Cultural Committee gathered for its annual retreat on September 20, 2017. We centered the meeting on Rev. Rachel’s question about what we would like to have in place by the end of this church year. After much discussion we came to consensus agreeing to focus on three areas. […]



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