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Christmas Eve Worship on YouTube

Join us this Christmas Eve at 7pm on our YouTube channel for our virtual worship service. We encourage you to have bread and juice for communion. We also encourage you have a candle or two for lighting during the singing of “Silent Night”. You can find our YouTube channel HERE!

Almost Christmas: Altogether Joy

Richard Foster wrote, “Joy, not grit, is the hallmark of holy obedience. We need to be light-hearted in what we do to avoid taking ourselves too seriously. It is a cheerful revolt against self and pride.” I have a feeling Foster would love to join us in our joy-filled “ugly Christmas sweater, crazy Christmas outfit”…

Almost Christmas: Altogether Love

What is your idea of a picture-perfect Christmas? All the decorations are perfect. You were able to find just the right gift for everyone on your list. Everything was on sale. You are surrounded by family and friends. The kids get along. The cat behaves. The new recipe you tried out works and everyone loves…

Almost Christmas: Altogether Hope

This morning, our Advent focus is hope. Too often, it seems like we confuse hope and wishing. I hope Emily buys me a new Corvette for Christmas. Seriously…have you seen the new Corvettes? They are absolutely incredible! And, it’s totally on my Christmas list. I shared it with my family and my dad said, “Okay”,…

Almost Christmas: Altogether Peace

In 1741, John Wesley shared a message called, “The Almost Christian.” In this sermon, Wesley explored how many followers of Jesus are “almost” rather than “altogether” Christian. In the pursuit of becoming “altogether Christian”, Wesley urged people to follow Christ with all they had…It’s truly a message for all generations. Wesley’s desire was that we…

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Coronavirus Response Update

On Monday, November 16th in a Coronavirus Townhall hosted by Bishop Julius Trimble and a team from IU Health, Bishop Trimble called on all Indiana United Methodist congregations to suspend in-person worship gatherings effective on Sunday, November 22nd. With rising positivity rates and our healthcare networks being stressed to the point of maximum capacity, the…

Let Love Rule

In 1989, Lenny Kravitz release the song “Let Love Rule”. In the song, Kravitz sings, “Love is gentle as a rose; and love can conquer any war; It’s time to take a stand; Brothers and sisters join hands; We got to let love rule!” If you aren’t familiar with that one, maybe you know the…