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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 ...

Disaster Response Update: Cleaning bucket information, Site Assessors needed in South Bend

Urgent Need for Site Assessors in South Bend To move forward with recovery efforts in the South Bend area from the recent floods, Site Assessors are needed immediately.    Barbara Tripp from UMCOR will be in South Bend to help with Site Assessment Training, Early Response Training, and ...

Avon United Methodist Church Breaks Ground on New Addition

Avon United Methodist Church Breaks Ground on New Addition

Avon United Methodist Church broke ground on Sunday evening, June 12th on a 4.7 million dollar addition to their building, which is located at Rockville Road and State Road 267 in Avon. The addition will include a 550 seat Worship Center, a Gymnasium/Fellowship Hall and commercial Kitchen,...

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 ...

Brazil United Methodists team with other churches in community fund raiser for hunger

  Brazil United Methodists team with other churches in community fund raiser for hunger   BRAZIL, Ind. – The Center Point/Ashboro Charge of The United Methodist Church under the direction of Pastor Bob Kumpf met with Pastor Gary Scroggins of the Brazil First Presbyterian Church and Father ...

West District Mission Fund

The West District has created a new account specifically for missions.  This account will be funded both by the West District budget and by generous donations by individuals and churches.  Clusters and churches in the West District are welcome to apply for Mission Grants to help offset ...

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