Mindfulness Meditation Class – Thursday, August 15

Where: People’s Church, Room 9 (in back of church) When: from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. It’s how we respond to the circumstances of our lives that determines the nature of our lives. Responding skillfully to unfavorable situations with curiosity and compassion can increase the quality of our lives. All are welcome to […]

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Religious Education Notes

Summertime Sacred Summer Family Ritual Ideas Rest is an act of Resistance Summertime can often mean a different schedule for many families. Most kids are out of school and family vacations often take place in the summer months. July is the time when I really look forward to spending as much time outside in nature […]

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People’s Playground Party, June 9, 9:30 a.m.

Want a place for your kids to romp around before a Sunday service? Look no further than our own backyard! Join us at the People’s Church playground for playtime, good conversation, community building, and snacks on June 9. Muffins and juice will be provided; all you need to bring is the fun. Weather permitting; please check […]

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RE Volunteer Appreciation Reception, June 9

Everyone is invited to stay after church to enjoy punch and cookies and offer gratitude to our RE volunteers. We are so grateful they are willing to serve our congregation by ministering to the youngest among us!

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Religious Education Notes

Summer Religious Education Our RE summer program for children begins on June 16. It is different than during the church year in that kids from kindergarteners to teens participate in activities together. The nursery is available for younger children. We will be reading stories, playing games, and making crafts which relate to our 7th UU […]

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Registration for Peace & Nature Camp has Begun

Peace and Nature Camp 2019 Peace and Nature Camp is a one-week day-camp at People’s Church that runs M-F, June 24-28, 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 is a way […]

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CONtinue High School Bridging CON set for May 3-5

The Heartland District’s Bridging CON 2019 will take place from 7:30 pm Friday May 3 to 9 am Sunday May 5 at People’s Church, 1758 N. 10th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009. CONtinue is sponsored by the Heartland Area Youth Council in collaboration with People’s Church. The event is for youth in grades 9-12 or […]

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Religious Education Notes

Spring! Nothing gives me more hope than the turning of wheel from winter into spring. The return of blue skies and sunshine mixed with warmer temps and birdsongs lifts my spirits immensely. As we rejoice in the renewal found in the natural word in spring, Pagans and Christians alike are rejoicing in the rebirth of […]

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Religious Education Notes

Building the Beloved Community This month our religious education classes are exploring how we can be good people and create a kind and just world. The Kindergarten through 7th graders will learn about forgiveness, mercy and peaceful conflict resolution using Jesus’ teachings about the Beatitudes, the Golden Rule, and the Prodigal Son. As RE class […]

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Religious Education Notes

Sharing and Caring This month our religious education classes for children and youth will focus on caring for others. The Kindergarten through 7th graders will learn the stories of the Good Samaritan and the Loaves and Fishes.  Using these stories as a guide, the children will explore the themes of generosity and sharing. They will […]

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