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Animal Blessing Service

In this service, we will celebrate the joy that animals bring to our lives. We will bless our animal companions, remember our beloved pets who have died, and repent the ways our actions hurt animals and the natural world. Please bring your beloved stuffed animals, … read more.

Holy Creativity

During September, local artist Susan Teague’s ‘Goddesses Galore’ will be on display on the People’s Church ArtWall. In this service, Susan will lead us in a process of creating our own deities as we reflect on what is worthy of our veneration and enjoy our … read more.

Water Service

We begin our church program year with our annual water service. We will celebrate the joy of community. Please bring water from somewhere meaningful to you to add to a common bowl as a symbol of our connections with one another and the wider world. … read more.

New Beginnings

This year our broad theme for summer services is “Navigating the Unexpected.” People’s People will speak on this theme in a variety of ways. Each service will include a ten-minute reflection from a speaker followed by group discussion.

Members of the Dismantling Racism Team

Missy Howse-Kurtz, April Schmidt and Tim Kieffer  who are members of the The Dismantling Racism Team, which works in collaboration with the Board of Trustees to apply anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multiculturally-centered principles to the collective work of the congregation.”

Deeping Listening

This service will be a first hand experience of the work of visionary musician/composer Pauline Oliveros. We will explore her concepts of Deep Listening through readings and sound meditations together, with a goal of finding a deeper understanding of the sounds that surround our everyday … read more.

A Celebration of Poetry and Books

When People’s person Kay Spade died this spring, she left a collection of the poems she loved best. We will hear some of those poems and celebrate books and reading, especially in this time when access to books is being threatened by the rising wave … read more.