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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OWL Facilitator Training at People’s Church April 12-14

Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality Education Facilitator Training is scheduled from April 12-14 at People’s Church. This training is designed to prepare those who will teach elementary, middle and high school students OWL classes. We will offer concurrent training sessions for K/1st and 4-6th grades as well as 7-9th and 10-12th grades. OWL is […]

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Mindfulness Meditation Class – 1st & 3rd Thursdays

Where: People’s Church, Room 9 (in back of church) When: First and Third Thursday of each month through May 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 […]

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Religious Education Notes

January RE Lessons This month’s RE lessons for K-7th graders include important topics that will  get them thinking about the relevance Bible stories may have in their lives today. In addition to meaningful discussion questions, there is so much value in our children being introduced to ideas about Jesus and Jonah from a UU perspective. […]

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KalamazUU Young Adult Con Jan. 18-20

All Unitarian Universalist young adults aged 18 through 35 are invited to the KalamazUU Con at People’s Church during MLK weekend, from 7 pm Jan. 18 through 9 am Jan. 20. Winter is here so let’s keep the fires going and come together. Planned are workshops, games, food, and fellowship. Please bring anything that […]

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Religious Education Notes

Simple Spiritual Practices for All Ages Since many people only participate in structured religious growth and learning activities about at hour or so a week at church, here are some resources to aid families in establishing some religious practices during the week. A few simple spiritual practices anyone can do at anytime include embracing wonder […]

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