Young Adult Game Night 7-9 pm May 10

All 18- through 35-year-olds are invited to play games and hang out with other Unitarian Universalist young adults at People’s Church from 7 to 9 pm Thursday, May 10. Pizza and refreshments provided. Please RSVP to Nicky Gates or at our Facebook event page so we have enough food. Find us on Facebook […]

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Religious Education Notes

The Wheel of the Year  While spring is finally blooming in Michigan, we celebrate the season of new beginnings and fresh starts in nature. Concurrently in RE we are celebrating and getting ready to wind down our religious education programing for the church year. Our Kindergarten – 6th and 11-12th graders are all wrapping up […]

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Peace & Nature Camp Registration

Peace and Nature Camp 2018 Peace and Nature Camp is a one-week day-camp at People’s Church that runs M-F, June 18-22, 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 provides an opportunity to […]

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Religious Education Notes

With Deepest Gratitude With 160 children and youth registered in Religious Education, our RE teachers are the backbone of our program. Their dedication is imperative for creating meaningful experiences for these kids each week. Each week they review lesson plans and prepare to lead their classes with interesting and engaging stories, questions and activities.  People’s […]

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Religious Education Notes

Mindfulness and Meditation I offered a Mindfulness and Meditation class on Thursday nights in February. I was very surprised that 45 people registered for the class and that very few of those folks were from People’s Church. The event seemed to go viral on Facebook and there was much demand. The class sessions ended up […]

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Mindfulness and Meditation Practice Sessions

Mindfulness and Meditation Practice Sessions Third Thursdays 6:15-7:30 PM March 15, April 19, and May 17, 2018 Led by Diane Melvin Suggested donation is $5.00 per class   All ability levels from beginners through more experienced practitioners are invited to participate in these monthly drop in sessions designed to practice mindfulness and meditation […]

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Save the Date for 2018 Peace and Nature Camp

Peace and Nature Camp is a one-week day-camp at People’s Church that runs M-F, June 18-22, 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 provides an opportunity to play and explore in […]

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Religious Education Notes

Anti-Racism I am currently participating in Doing Our Own Work, an anti-racism training for white people. This training is designed to aid white people in doing our own work of educating ourselves, holding each other accountable and practicing the skills of interrupting racism as we seek to become more effective anti-racist allies. Working with twenty […]

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Middle School Election CON: March 16-18

Sponsored by the Heartland Area Youth Council in collaboration with Peoples Church WHO: All 6, 7, & 8th Graders or homeschool equivalent AND ages 11-14 (if 14, must be in 8th grade) and their Adult Sponsors are invited. Adult sponsors must be at least 25 years of age and have a current background check on […]

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Religious Education Notes

Gratitude for Fellow Seekers on the Path As Unitarian Universalists, our beliefs vary about how we think the world works, where we come from and what happens after we die. Since we share no creeds about these matters we must each discern for ourselves what we do or don’t believe. As several members of our […]

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