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New People’s Church Video

Filming of Sunday Services happening on March 11 and March 18. We are so fortunate to have the professional team of Ella Swift Redding (Burly Mermaid) and Majken Ruppert (Spiderlegs Media) volunteering to produce a People’s Church video. We’ll use this in our New Member Orientation; plus a shortened version for our webpage. […]


Mindfulness and Meditation Practice Sessions

Mindfulness and Meditation Practice Sessions Third Thursdays 6:15-7:30 PM March 15, April 19, and May 17, 2018 Led by Diane Melvin Suggested donation is $5.00 per class   All ability levels from beginners through more experienced practitioners are invited to participate in these monthly drop in sessions designed to practice mindfulness and meditation […]


Money Matters

Sunday March 18 will be the kick off for our “Keep On Moving Forward” stewardship campaign. It is time to reflect on what People’s Church means to you and your family. The annual stewardship campaign solicits the critical pledges of time, talent, and treasure that make possible all the activities at People’s Church. We need […]


Green Spot

Update on Kalamazoo River Superfund Site The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named the ”Allied Paper Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River site” as a Superfund Site in 1990. This site includes 80 miles of the Kalamazoo River from Morrow Dam to Lake Michigan and 3 miles of Portage Creek between Cork Street and the Kalamazoo River. The […]


Getting to Know People’s People

By Ardyce Curl Deb Beyer was raised in Grand Rapids in a large Presbyterian Church.  At about age 12 she began questioning portions of the teachings, especially when an older sister became a Roman Catholic, causing a great upheaval in her family, she said. After graduating from Western Michigan University, Deb reconnected with a small […]


Save the Date for 2018 Peace and Nature Camp

Peace and Nature Camp is a one-week day-camp at People’s Church that runs M-F, June 18-22, 9am – 4pm and is open to all children ages 7-12 years old.   This includes an all day field trip to the Kalamazoo Nature Center on Thursday of that week.  Camp provides an opportunity to play and explore in […]


The Library Corner

Healthy Aging; a Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being is a unique book by Dr. Andrew Weil that draws on the science of biogerontology as well as the secrets of  longevity. Although aging is an irreversible process, there are myriad things we can do to keep our minds and bodies in good working […]


Race Matters

The Promise  and Practice of Our Faith: The Quick History of a Broken UU Promise “The Promise and the Practice of Our Faith Campaign is our opportunity to take the lead as a faith denomination in addressing our history of upholding white supremacy. Together, we can collectively work to dismantle it and amend a long […]



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