• 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 Update

Asylum Seekers Resettlement As a result of the tremendous generosity in October, our congregation collected and donated over $4,600 to support the two Resettlement Agencies—Bethany Christian Services and Samaritas (Lutheran Services) that are providing casework for three months to the Afghan Asylum Seekers that are arriving now. Each agency received $2,300 to support those refugee […]

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Social Justice Update

Opportunity to Help Support and Resettle an Afghan Family Plans are in the works to set up a Resettlement Team similar to the team that was established in 2016 when our church co-sponsored the Altyara family from Syria. This new team will include members of People’s Church, members of the Congregation of Moses and members […]

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Information on Voter Suppression Ballot Initiative

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 […]

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