(Nov. 27 – Dec. 19)
Saturday evening Advent woods worship: College Cabin, 5 p.m. (4:30 for children’s pre-worship activities)
- This 45-minute outdoor service (rain or shine) is planned with families in mind, but is intended for all ages, every Saturday during Advent.
Sunday morning Taize Advent worship: Worship Space, 10 a.m.
- This contemplative service of scripture, Taize style music, silence, and sharing time will last around 45 minutes.
- As a way of protecting the most vulnerable among us, we are requesting that this service be limited to those who are fully vaccinated (two weeks after their second shot). Masks required.
- The 10 a.m. Taize service will be streamed on Zoom Sundays during Advent.
Join us Sunday at 9:30 AM
Fall Bible Study: Parables from the Gospel of Luke
(Oct 3 – Nov 21, 2021)
How might the parables of Jesus help us to see the world in a different way, to be challenged and perhaps even indicted? What might they reveal to us about the Reign of God? And how can we playfully hear these stories anew?
Join us in a reflective reading from the Psalms, and a brief time of silent and spoken prayer together.
Wednesdays & Fridays
“Though contemporary readers often seek comfort through a devotional reading of the Psalms, the persistent challenge of evil against the righteous is a primary motif that has informed Anabaptist use of the Psalter.” (James Waltner)
Join us Sunday at 9:30 AM
COVID-19 Precautions: We continue to worship outdoors in the North parking lot (at Adams & 11th St)
due to the high rate of transmission in Elkhart County.
We request that all unvaccinated persons over age 2 wear a mask outdoors whenever physical distancing is impractical.
Masks are required for everyone when indoors.
Please stay home if you have any COVID-19 symptoms.
Sunday school for children and youth will immediately follow outdoor worship. (Or, if weather forces us onto Zoom, Sunday school will take place indoors at 11:00 am).
During outdoor Sunday school, adults can join a 20-minute discussion circle or informal fellowship time (with coffee).
Small groups are integral to the life of our congregation. They are the best place for care and nurture of individuals, for support and accountability in our faith journeys, for some stages of communal discernment, and for some types of mission and outreach.
As a reconciling faith community, we seek to follow Jesus’ example by welcoming all who come our way, regardless of age, economic or social circumstances, ethnic background, gender, marital status, physical ability, race, or sexual orientation.
We seek to keep children in the midst of our congregation, the responsibility of all, to be known by name, to be valued persons in the congregation, and active participants in worship.
From four-part singing, to drumming, to visuals, to dance, the arts are highly valued and central to our worship.