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Sunday Service, March 26 – 10:45 a.m., “How to Love a Church” – Amy G. S. A. Brooks

  In this service guest preacher, Amy G. S. A. Brooks, will reflect on the question of “why we do what we do” in our congregations and communities. Amy G. S. A. Brooks is a cisgender, queer, Australian-born immigrant to the United States who loves a good cup of hot tea and hates mornings. Amy’s […]

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Sunday Service, March 19 – “Living in the Exhale” – Rev. Rachel Lonberg

Rebecca Solnit writes, “Think of the Carboniferous as a sixty-million-year inhale by plants, sucking carbon dioxide from the sky, and the last two hundred years as a monstrous human-engineered exhale, undoing what the plants did so long ago.” How might we, residents of this time of exhale, during a month that local activists have called […]

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Jewel Heart: End of Life Workshop

Jewel Heart Instructors Present: End of Life Workshop Saturday, March 25th Death and the process of dying is unavoidable. In this workshop we explore compassionate methods to help create meaning in this transition for our loves ones, as well as ourselves. This workshop is based on the Tibetan Buddhist practice of the Five Powers […]


Cool Congregations Challenge Winner!

Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) announced the six national 2023 Cool Congregations Challenge winners. The annual contest awards religious congregations around the United States for outstanding efforts to addressing climate change in their facilities by reducing their carbon footprint and creating models of sustainability within their communities. Read more HERE! COMMUNITY INSPIRATION, […]


What is Kalamazoo’s Culture?

What is Kalamazoo’s Culture? Sat, March 25, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT KNAC (First Baptist building @ Bronson Park) 315 West Michigan Avenue Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Kalamazoo is a diverse community. But what about the stories, artworks, songs, food, and more that make up our culture? Hear from local cultural producers about […]


Convert Your Lawn into a Garden?

DISCUSSION GROUP Saturday, 4/1, 10:30-12 Room 8 – Masks optional Convert your lawn into a garden? Church member Dan Bair will share his experience of transforming much of his family’s outdoor space here in Kalamazoo. Dan is currently a stay at home dad and life-long gardener, with a Certificate in Organic Farming from MSU. Anyone welcome […]


Stewardship (and Cookies) are Here!

Our stewardship campaign began on March 5! If you’re ready to make your financial commitment to the church for the next fiscal year, please follow this link to complete you pledge: This year, we will be giving cookies to everyone who complete a pledge form by March 31, increases their pledge, […]


Fridays for Future

Fridays for Future – Friday, March 10th, 12pm Via Zoom: A presentation from the Grand Rapids Community Collaboration on Climate Change about their organization and work. Our communities deserve climate justice Although we are all negatively impacted by climate change, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) are disproportionately […]


People’s Church Silent Auction is now closed!

People’s Church Silent Auction is NOW CLOSED!! The People’s Church silent auction returned in February! While final numbers are not in, I wanted to thank everyone who has already helped to make this a successful fundraising event! People’s People have once again shown me how truly generous they are, from the folks who donated […]


Transgender Day of Visibility Service and Celebration

Transgender Day of Visibility Service and Celebration Saturday, March 18, 2pm at People’s Church The Faith Alliance of OutFront Kalamazoo invite people of all ages to attend this service to celebrate trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming people and observe Transgender Day of Visibility, which actually falls on March 31. Religious leaders from various traditions […]



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