• Mary Lewis working with a Lincoln School student.

  • People's Social Justice supporters get the congregation involved in ISAAC's social action issues.

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    Rick Johnson works with the Prisoner Re-entry program.

  • Rick Johnson delivers People's donations to Loaves & Fishes.

Social Justice work at People’s Church is a vital aspect of our Church life.  Recently, People’s Church celebrated the distinct honor of being selected by the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) as the 2012 recipient of the Bennett Award for Congregational Action on Human Justice and Social Action.

Social Justice work at People’s includes support by the Social Justice Coordinating Committee (SJCC) of the following projects.

Social Justice work at People’s includes the following groups and activities.

The Social Justice Coordinating Committee (SJCC) at People’s Church is charged with facilitating and coordinating the efforts of the congregation to be actively involved in living our values in the community and the world.   Learn More

If you would like to add events to this calendar, send them to justicecalendar@peopleschurch.net. People who request that an event be posted to the calendar will need to supply the following information:

  • name of the event
  • date of the event
  • time of the event
  • place of the event
  • who to contact for more information
  • either a person, or a website, or a Facebook page (or all of these) if available

Latest Social Justice News

Social Justice Coordinating Committee Update

February 14th Special Collection Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association Sustainability Fund and the Unitarian Universalist Living Tradition Fund As Rev. Rachel begins her sabbatical, we invite the congregation to extend its care for Unitarian Universalist religious professionals and church staff beyond our congregation. The UUMA sustainability fund supports UU ministers in need of therapy, spiritual direction, […]


Social Justice Coordinating Committee Update

This fall, People’s Church has been prioritizing comprehensive sexuality education for our youth, as the middle school Our Whole Lives class meets in-person weekly to finish the program cut short last spring. With this special collection, we extend that commitment to education and personal agency to everyone in our community through support of Planned Parenthood of Michigan.


Social Justice Update

Our October Special Collection will be for Loaves and Fishes. In March, Loaves and Fishes decided to go to a curbside model. They prepackage everything and plan to continue that format for at least the next 6 months. Perishable and non-perishable food is packed based on the size of the family and they are able […]