Film Discussion Group

3/20/24, 3-4:30 p.m.

The group continues to meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 3-4:30 p.m on Zoom, choosing films on a month-to-month basis (not yet set for March) which do not require a subscription.  (Usually rentals from Amazon.com or available free from the public … read more.

Study Group

The Study Group will be meeting on Monday March 4 at 7:30, via Zoom, to discuss: “Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America”, by historian Heather Cox Richardson. This book attempts to use lessons from American history in shedding light on the current American situation.  The Study Group meets monthly … read more.

In Memoriam

Dottie Goodwin
We celebrate the life and mourn the death of Dottie Goodwin. Dottie died in late December 2023. She was 89 years old. Dottie was most known to People’s Church in recent years as our occasional organist. Her weekday practices would fill the building with … read more.

Library Corner

Browsing…Perusing…Scanning… Ruminating… Skimming… Inspecting…Scrutinizing… Killing time… whatever you may do when you find yourself near People’s Library books, consider opening up a book from the shelves.  Below are the books I discovered recently as I searched for books to highlight this month.—LL

35 Dumb Things Well-Intentioned … read more.

Afternoon Book Club

The Afternoon Book Group will meet on Monday, March 4 at Friendship Village’s Garden Homes at 1:30 to discuss “The Only Woman in the Room” by Marie Benedict. Shari Harris will lead the discussion. The April book will be “The Violin Conspiracy” by Brendan Slocumb. If you … read more.

People’s Climate Conversations

The Green Sanctuary Committee will present a series of Climate Conversations this spring. The focus is on what’s happening at the state, county, and local levels in legislation, initiatives, education, and other areas to help us all limit future climate change and adapt our communities … read more.

From the Minister

Dear ones,

“People’s people are generous people” is something I say nearly every Sunday, but it is especially true in March.

March means stewardship season at People’s Church. This is the time when church leaders start to make plans for the coming church year and we seek … read more.

KNOW: Gaza Presentation

KNOW (Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War) is sponsoring a presentation about the current situation in Gaza on Saturday March 2 at 2:30 pm at St. Thomas More church on 421 Monroe St at the bottom of West Main hill.
 
Tareq Abuhalima is a graduate student from … read more.

National Day of Racial Healing

The Michigan Transformation Collective (formally known as, TRHT Kalamazoo) will observe the National Day of Racial Healing in a two-part event. 
 
On Friday, March 1, 2024, starting at 6:00 PM, it will be hosting a free screening of the movie ‘Origin.’ ‘Origin’ is a 2023 American … read more.

Art Wall Exhibit Coming Soon!

March and April Art Wall Exhibit at People’s Church, “Which Way Are We Going?”

A group exhibit featuring the paintings of Conrad Kaufman and Fencerows Painters.

This edgy exhibit will show art that makes a statement or has a social justice theme, and will focus on Conrad’s … read more.

Silent Auction

The People’s Church Silent Auction closed on Sunday February 18th and it was a tremendous success! We raised around $3,700 for the church, which is a $1,000 increase from last year!

Thank you to everyone one of the fabulous donors who contributed items, services, food and … read more.

Inquirers Series

Every other Sunday, mostly: 12:30-1:30pm,. In Room 19, mostly

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 childcare is available with one week’s notice. The Inquirers series is … read more.

Community Circle for Collective Healing 

The Sacred Art of Presencing Together 

Saturday April 13th from 2 to 7 pm

Held in the Buddha Room (Room 9 at People’s Church)

Based on my own work and the work of Thomas Hubl and Joanna Macy, this gathering is to create a sacred and embodied container … read more.