Rupert Boneham Named Director of Youth Ministries/Outreach

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Rupert Boneham is probably a familiar face in your household. If your child is involved in youth ministries at Union Chapel, he's about to be even more familiar!  Known to the world for more than a decade as fan-favorite "Rupert", from the reality television show Survivor, Boneham has...

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Finding Home

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Dear Friends:   Life takes unexpected turns; we can't see around the corners that we approach and, in truth, it is just as well that we cannot.  I rounded a corner in the past week, one that was inevitable and, yet, dreaded.  My sister--my big sister, Carol--fell gravely ill...

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Coming Event: Slaughterhouse-Five, Feb 13

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Kurt Vonnegut is an Indianapolis hero, the author of Slaughterhouse-Five, of one of the twentieth century’s greatest novels. Join us on Monday, February 13, as we honor this masterpiece. The events of February 13, 1945 are the catalyst and cataclysm for Slaughterhouse-Five. Vonnegut...

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Now What?

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What WAS that? Sunday, January 22nd was a landmark in the history of this church -- a joyous culmination of our rebranding process which, in my 30 years as a public relations professional, is memorable as a uniquely congenial transition. God's hands were definitely in the work.  Wait...Why...

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Foolish Faith

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Dear Friends:   I wonder if you have ever heard the story of "The Fool and the Flying Ship" as it is narrated by the late Robin Williams.  It is a marvelous Russian folktale brought to life by the master of endearing voices; the Tsar of Russia has promised the hand of his...

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A HISTORY OF UNION CHAPEL, PART 5: 2000 - Today

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As Union Chapel moves into the future, we take a moment to appreciate where we've been. Our history is rich, the faith of our forefathers reaching back to Indiana's "pioneer days." Here, we present episode four of five. If you've found yourself in the middle of the story, the other installments...

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Union Chapel to Welcome Preschool

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The Pitter-Patter of Many Little Feet... Union Chapel, already home to the Indiana Fine Arts Academy, will welcome the Northeast Cooperative Preschool (NCP) in the fall of 2017. This partnership was approved by the Church's Unified Council at its December meeting. NCP...

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A History of Union Chapel, Part 4: 1961 – 2000

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As Union Chapel moves into the future, we take a moment to appreciate where we've been. Our history is rich, the faith of our forefathers reaching back to Indiana's "pioneer days." Here, we present episode four of five. If you've found yourself in the middle of the story, the other installments...

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A History of Union Chapel, Part 3: 1937 - 1961

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As #UnionChapelIndy prepares to boldly move into the future, we take a moment to appreciate where we've been. Our own Sharon Moore has researched and written the history of the church in installments One and Two. Here, we present part three... Early in this era of the church, the age of the...

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A Life of Service

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Dear Friends:   Last week, the message in worship was about seeking--seeking purpose, seeking meaning, seeking one another and, most of all, seeking God.  We considered wise men and shepherds and angels and gleaming stars; we considered, also, a frightened tyrant, a...

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