Diane Melvin (Big)April is Hopping in the RE Program

April 5 – Intergenerational Service Preparation 11-noon

April 12 – Intergenerational Earth Day Service – please have all K-12 graders to church by 10:00 am to rehearse

April 17-19 – Bridging Con for High School Youth

April 26 – RE Volunteer Appreciation Lunch immediately following the Sunday Service – Everyone invited!

May 2 – Circle Pines Work Bee – All church social justice project for all ages from 10am-3pm

May 3 – Youth Talent Show Auditions for any interested 3–18 year olds at 1:00 pm in Room 9.

 

Hurtful Things Well-Intentioned People Say

I invite you all to check out the large bulletin board in the back hallway. In the education program, we aspire to generate conversation on relevant topics. The scenarios presented examine different types of discrimination and bias.

While we recognize that racism is a deeply ingrained systemic problem, we also recognize that sometimes we say things that unknowingly hurt others feelings. Since we strive to live in right relations with ourselves and others it is helpful to be aware of the impact of what we say. After you read through the scenarios presented, I invite you to add your comments/feedback to the attached clipboard.

Blessed Be, Diane Melvin, Religious Education Director

 

Peace and Nature Camp

June 22-26

Peace and Nature Camp is a one-week day-camp held at People’s Church and will be M-F, 9am-4pm and is open to all children 6-12 years old.

 

RE Volunteer Appreciation Party

April 26

Everyone is encouraged to stay after church to enjoy a baked potato bar lunch to honor our RE Volunteers!

Help us thank the contributions of our RE volunteers without whom we would not have such an outstanding RE Program!

Enjoy lunch, a slideshow, recognition of volunteers and cake!

See you there!

 

Circle Pines Work Bee – Social Justice Project

May 3rd from 10-3:00 pm

Everyone is invited to participate in this day of action. There will be a variety of work projects for all ages and abilities both inside and out. Circle Pines is a wonderful cooperative children’s camp and retreat center and they will feed us lunch!

The mission of Circle Pines is to teach peace, social justice, environmental stewardship and cooperation. The Center aims to demonstrate cooperative alternatives for economic and social issues and to teach cooperation as a way of life. More information can be found on their website at http://www.circlepinescenter.org

 

Please sign up in the foyer so we will know how many people to plan work projects and lunch for.

 

Youth Talent Show

Friday, May 15 at 7:00pm

All Peoples kids (3-18) are invited to participate!  Tickets will be $5 adults and $2 kids 3-18.

 

Auditions will be held after church on May 3rd at 1:00 pm in Room 9 for any interested children or youth between 3 and 18 years of age.   All proceeds from the show and the intermission bake sale will help fund the YRUU trip to General Assembly in 2016.

Please contact Stephanie or Isabel Measzros for more information.

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