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Glory Sighting: Lebanon United Methodist Churches join efforts to help fight hunger

Glory Sighting: Lebanon United Methodist Churches join efforts to help fight hunger

Nearly 200 volunteers from several Lebanon-area churches, including Centenary and Otterbein UMCs, gathered and combined efforts to pack almost 37,000 meals for operation Pack Away Hunger in Indianapolis. Organized at the Boone County Fairgrounds, the interfaith event welcomed churches of ...

The Upper Room to Kick Off Encouraging Spiritual Leaders Program in July 2017

October 20, 2016   Bishop Julius C. Trimple Indiana Episcopal Area 301 Pennsylvania Parkway #300 Indianapolis, IN 46280 Dear Bishop Trimple, Since 1983 The Upper Room has offered The Academy for Spiritual Formation® as an in-depth experience in Christian spiritual formation for clergy and ...

Thousands gather for IndyCAN! Rally for Immigrants and Refugees

Thousands gather for IndyCAN! Rally for Immigrants and Refugees

Thousands packed the auditorium at St. Phillip Neri School last Sunday, as Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett addressed the unrest fueled by recent changes in the federal immigration policy that directly affects the lives of those in attendance. The gathering was part of a rally organized by ...

Community gathers for Interfaith Home Blessing Celebration on Indy’s Westside

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Community gathers for Interfaith Home Blessing Celebration on Indy’s Westside

Belleview Place lit up with wondrous excitement last Wednesday evening (November 30). Friends, family, sponsors, and new neighbors of Brittney Anthony and Raphael Ojo and families gathered along the sidewalk and in the street to celebrate the establishment of two brand new homes built ...

Bushfield to lead Central District

Bushfield to lead Central District

Bushfield to lead Central District Bishop Julius C. Trimble has named the Rev. Dr. James Bushfield as district superintendent for the Central District of the Indiana Conference.  He will succeed the Rev. Bert Kite, who as appointed to serve Castleton United Methodist Church in October ...

Prayer for the 2016 General Conference

Prayer for the 2016 General Conference

With the start of 2016, we often look back to 2015 to see where God has taken us as we look ahead to see where He may be leading us. For United Methodists worldwide, we see the dates May 10-20 for General Conference in Portland, Oregon, and July 13-16 for Jurisdictional Conference in ...

New scam for churches detected

New scam for churches detected

The Illinois Great Rivers Conference shared the following recent scam detected in their conference: The Conference Office has been made aware of an email scam that is making its way around the local churches of the conference (in fact, we received such an email in our office).   In the ...

Indiana Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits adds New Health Plan, sets rates for 2016

Indiana Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits adds New Health Plan, sets rates for 2016

The Indiana Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits has added a third health plan which our participants may choose for 2016. This most recent addition is a High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account.     Several participants have requested this option, which allows ...

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