Can & Bottle Collection On Pause!

The BLM Mealtrain Kzoo/BC group is putting this can and bottle collection on pause through the winter. The pause will be beginning on October 8th, so please do not bring your cans and bottles to the church after that date! They are hoping to be bringing this … read more.

Film Discussion Group

Breaking news… we will be reviewing “Fences” in October, with Amy Mayer leading the discussion. Beginning in October, the zoom meetings will be on the 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 3-4:30.  Films are chosen by the group month-to-month; watch for announcements in the weekly email, or … read more.

Afternoon Book Club

We have changed our meeting date to the third Monday of the month. We next gather on October 16th when Martha Beverly will lead the discussion of “The Gown” by Jennifer Robson. We meet at the Clubhouse at Friendship Village. Contact Marj Lightner at for more information.

Study Group

The Study Group will be meeting on Monday November 6 at 7:30, via Zoom, to discuss: Chooing Freedom: A Kantian Guide to Life” by Karen Stohr. Stohr is a professor of philosophy at Georgetown.  The Study Group meets monthly to discuss a wide variety of books dealing with issues in philosophy, … read more.

Coming of Age: Discerning Your Values & Beliefs for Adults and Youth

1st class Sunday Oct. 8 12:30-2:30 light lunch provided

Classes offered First Sundays through May from 12:30-2:30

Check out our first Coming of Age class for both Adults and youth. This is a fabulous opportunity for participants to question, ponder, discern, discuss and articulate their personal values and beliefs.  As … read more.

Inquirers Series

Begins Sunday October 29, 12:30-1:30pm, with sessions held every other week until March (with an end-of-year break). In Room 19.

Visitors, newcomers, members, and anyone who wants more information about People’s Church are invited to participate in the Inquirers Series.

A light lunch will be provided and … read more.

RE Notes

RE Fall Launch

We are excited to welcome children and youth into our religious education program to begin another fun and adventure filled year together.

Our aspiration is to provide an open hearted, loving environment for our children and youth to feel safe enough to bring their … read more.

Library Corner

   How Not to Be Afraid: Seven Ways to Live When Everything Seems Terrifying

by Gareth Higgins

The world seems terrifying. Whether your fear is about violence, shame, illness, money, meaning, or the collapse of certainty, you are not alone. Yet the power of the … read more.

People’s Labyrinth

I’m Ian Webster, a scout with Troop 205 in Kalamazoo, and I’m working on my Eagle project. The project is to renew our labyrinth and make future upkeep easier. I am seeking volunteers and donations. The funds go directly to People’s and any remainder will go to … read more.

10th Street Clean Up

The Green Sanctuary Committee of People’s Church is once again sponsoring the Fall Clean-Up of 10th Street from West Main to H Street on Sunday, October 29 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.  A light lunch will also be provided for volunteers.

So come and help pick … read more.

Rain Garden Workers Needed!

To make this rain garden a reality, we need people to help maintain the garden for the first year or so. The maintenance would involve watering and weeding as needed, between about the end of March and the first frost. The garden will be approximately … read more.

ISAAC Update

On Saturday, September 9th, 20 People’s people showed up to represent People’s Church and support the good work of ISAAC at the annual Walk/Run/Roll event. It was a gorgeous day at Spring Valley Park, where we joined with many others in building the Beloved Community. … read more.

New Preparedness Policy

At their meeting on September 5, the Board of People’s Church adopted a new Preparedness Policy as part of ongoing efforts to make People’s Church a safer place for our members, visitors, and children. The Board has also identified Preparedness as a major emphasis for … read more.

Fall Stewardship Campaign

Last spring, church members passed a budget that included a $40,000 special campaign in the fall. It’s now the fall and we will be asking People’s people to be generous, once again. The short campaign kicks off on October 22. Please be generous and support … read more.