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Our Purpose: As women who share a common faith in our Lord, we unite to demonstrate His love in all areas of life and to grow in Christian faith and responsibility through study, prayer and service.

Who are we? As church members and friends, we support the ministry of The Peoples Church through giving to Christian Service projects, support and involvement with our four founding denominations, fund raising efforts, fellowship, friendship, hospitality and prayer. We offer programs and engage in conversation on a variety of topics related to our growth as followers of Jesus Christ.

The Women of Peoples Church (WPC) have been raising money to help meet critical needs in the Greater Lansing community for more than a century. Over the past 10 years, we have provided $38,000 to 22 nonprofit organizations.

All women of the church are welcome!

Officers and Representatives for 2016-2017:
President: Cindy Carson
Vice Presidents: Jan Cox / Jessica Eysselinck
Secretary: Tricia Thorpe
Treasurer: Lorie Barbieri
Membership Coordinator: Phyllis Gaulden
Historian: Gretchen Rosenbrook / Barbara Honhart
Hospitality Coordinator: Susan Coopes
Spiritual Life Coordinator: Barb Potter
Circle Local Giving Coordinato: Pat Brogan
Communication Coordinators: Margie Kinzley / Jan Perron
Past President and Advisor: Ruth Ann Ference
Denominational Representative: Loretta Johnston
Church Women United Representative: Vacant
Nominating Committee (4): Crystal Branta, Holly Filkins, Mary Anne Larzelere, Dottie Spousta

Denominational Representatives:
American Baptist: Susan Coopes 
Presbyterian Church U.S.A.: Audrey Wilson and Joan Wright
United Church of Christ: Jan Cox
United Methodist: Barbara Potter 

The Women of Peoples Church have four active circles. Church members and friends are invited to join any one of our circles.

Deborah:Meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in The Lounge following the WNL! community meal. Childcare available.
Contact: Jessica Eysselinck (646) 244-2102 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Dorcas: Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.
Contact: Phyllis Gaulden, (517) 482-0930

Rebekah/Hannah: Meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month with a variable start time of 12:30 or 1:00 p.m.
Contact: Gretchen Rosenbrook (517) 332-5132 or Joan Wright (517) 349-1074

Phoebe: Meets 4 times a year (September, November, January, and April) on the 4th Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
Contact:  Renate Carey (517) 324-0262 or Lois Huldin (517) 332-3160

Annual Events:

  • The Women’s Retreat: October 13, 2016
  • Advent Tea: December 3, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the Snider Social Hall
  • Strawberry Brunch: May 13, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the Snider Social Hall
    Contact: Jan Cox (517) 974-0093 or Jessica Eysselinck (646) 244-2102 for tickets or table reservations
  • Jewelry & More Sale: May, 20 & 21, 2017