Coming Back to Church: Target Date September 2020

Posted by Union Chapel Communications Team on

UNION CHAPEL INDY'S"COMING BACK TO CHURCH" PLAN ...is guided by the following principles: Governor Holcomb’s direction for Indiana, as well as directives from Indianapolis and Marion County leadership. The advice and direction from Bishop Trimble, the Indiana...

Continue reading…

In-Person Worship: Target Date

Posted by Union Chapel Communications Team on

While we deeply desire to return to in-person worship and activities at Union Chapel Indy, we want to do it safely. As leadership decides when we can safely return to such events, we will consider all government guidelines and mandates, data from trusted resources, denominational guidelines, and...

Continue reading…

Tags: church, union, chapel, methodist, united, indiana, indianapolis, reopen, covid

Three Small Group Meet-Up Dates

Posted by Union Chapel Communications Team on

Though Sunday church services will remain online through July, Pastor Elizabeth is eager to find ways to get to know congregation members more deeply. Three dates have been set aside for small groups (5-6 individuals or family groups due to social distancing constraints) to meet and enjoy a...

Continue reading…

Greetings from Pastor Elizabeth

Posted by Pastor Elizabeth Gilbert on

Dear Friends, I hope this greeting finds you and yours well and safe. When we all received word from Bishop Trimble way back in February that I would be coming to serve as pastor at Union Chapel UMC, none of us would have guessed that we would be making this transition during a global health...

Continue reading…

Tags: pastor, church, new, union, chapel, elizabeth, methodist, gilbert, united

Call on Jesus - Farewell Sermon by Rev. Andrew Charnstrom

Posted by Andy Charnstrom on

Greetings, friends! Though our outdoor worship was canceled due to rain, we're fortunate that worship can still be experienced through electronic means. So, join us by first clicking to the morning's prelude music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeUuF3fE9iQ    I...

Continue reading…

During COVID-19, The Way Ahead for Union Chapel

Posted by Union Chapel Communications Team on

Friends of Union Chapel Indy, grace and peace be with you! Thank you for your ongoing prayer, faithfulness, and Christian witness as we continue in these days of COVID-19 pandemic response. Your generosity in prayer, service and giving continues to impact those around us for good. Glory to...

Continue reading…

Hope for Indy!

Posted by Union Chapel Communications Team on

What if churches all around Indianapolis combined forces to spread hope? We believe there is a momentous opportunity for churches around our city to speak as one. To show central Indiana that our top priority is people. That we are here. We are one. We care. And we want to bring peace, hope...

Continue reading…

Tags: hope, union, chapel, for, indy, methodist, indiana, indianapolis

Temporary Suspension of Sunday Worship Services

Posted by Andy Charnstrom on

Union Chapel Indy is taking measures to preserve and protect the health of our congregation, our ministry partners, and our guests in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. As a necessary step in this developing process, we have made the difficult decision to suspend our gatherings for Sunday...

Continue reading…

Tags: worship, health, public, suspension, coronavirus, covid19

Missions Month Impact

Posted by Megan Sharp on

Christ’s Love Was Visible at Union Chapel throughout Mission Month You might recall from the first Sunday in October that the stated goal of Mission Month was threefold: to highlight the impacts of Union Chapel’s existing missions, to revisit and revitalize a past mission, and to...

Continue reading…

Tags: church, missions, union, chapel, october, month, methodist, united, indianapolis

Advent Study at Union Chapel

Posted by Andy Charnstrom on

Dear Friends: Advent is approaching quickly. We will celebrate the "Hanging of the Greens" this year on Sunday, November 24th at noon, a few days before Thanksgiving and, then, the race is on! Sunday, December 1st is the first Sunday in Advent. Our theme for Advent this year is "Friends in...

Continue reading…

12345678910