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Service Auction

Service Auction Items List

The Service Auction will be on Saturday, April 26, with the social hour and silent auction beginning at 6. Live bidding will begin at 6:30.  Here is a list of items that will be available: Ballet Tickets Homemade Granola Golf Outing Apple Training Session Massage Taxi Service Original Origami Pieces Babysitting Commissioned Song Editing Service [...]


One View of the Heart of UUism

Tom Schade, a former UU minister, has a recent blog post that I found quite inspiring. The blog post is in the long tradition of UUs setting out ideas about where UUism should be going. What distinguishes Rev. Schade’s blog post is greater theological and philosophical depth. Schade argues that UUism [...]


All-Church Social Justice Project at Circle Pines May 3

People’s people of all ages are invited to join us for an RE Committee-sponsored social justice project coming up soon.  Here are the details:   WHERE:  Circle Pines Center in Delton, MI WHEN: 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, May 3 (lunch included) WHAT:  Projects to include outdoor clean-up after this long, harsh winter, [...]

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Keep Feeding Our Flame – Week 3 Inspiration

Pledge packets will be received shortly in the mail.  We’re  encouraging everyone to take the opportunity to sign-up for Cottage  Conversations.  More information & online sign-up can be found here. “Feed the flame of people  younger than you. By nurturing the young, you regain youth yourself. [...]


Peace & Nature Camp

Peace and Nature Camp is a one week day camp at Peoples Church that runs M-F, June 16-20, 9am – 4pm and is open to all children ages 6-12 years old.   This includes an all day field trip to the Kalamazoo Nature Center on Thursday of that week.  Camp provides an opportunity to [...]


Race Matters

A column sponsored by the ARAOMC Committee I have been advocating for marginalized individuals since I was a child. I always spoke up for those with less perceived power and privilege, hoping to make their lives better. When it came time to choose a major in college I finally settled on social work [...]

Money Matters

Money Matters

The Budget Hearing on March 16 presented a goal of 8.7 percent increase for next year’s operating budget. This primarily reflects an increase in interest cost. This year the $42,000 cost of our interest only loan was split between the operating budget and Feeding Our Flame contributions. We are hoping to pay all [...]

Green Sanctuary

Green Spot

Earth Day will soon be upon us and the Green Sanctuary Committee thought we should provide a short update on projects currently being worked on. The goal is to submit our action plan report to the UUA at the end of the summer for review. To be certified as a Green Sanctuary, a [...]



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