Does God Love Some Children Less?

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Dear Friends:   This week--in the midst of a natural disaster of yet-unknown but epic proportion and on the heels of the still-simmering confrontation with evil that merely raised its ugly head at Charlottesville, Virginia--in the midst of matters that cry out for the attention of...

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Two Bible Journaling Workshops Coming! Learn more...

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Chapel U Lunch and Learn: Bible and Spiritual Journaling --a way to experience your spiritual study more deeply. Elaine Davis of Illustrate Faith, our host, will take us step-by-step through the emerging art of spiritual journaling. Don't be intimidated! It's easy to begin and no artistic...

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“Things are more like they are today than they’ve ever been. “ 

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“Things are more like they are today than they’ve ever been. “  Yogi Berra at his best, stating the obvious but in a way that told an unseen truth.  Yes, Yogi could “say that twice today and mean it”.1 Things are more like they are today than they have...

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Tags: civil rights, corruption, healing, jesus, oppression, times of unrest

Chapel U: Small Space Gardening Workshop

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Lunch and Learn... Chapel U is venturing into your green space! Turn your small space into an inviting garden for butterflies, birds, bees, and wildlife. NOW is the time to plan! You don’t even need a large space. All you need is the desire and a few pots to plant flowers. Learn how to...

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By Popular Demand: Legacy Writing Workshop

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Legacy Writing Workshop: Saturday, August 26th | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Free.Bring a snack to share and let’s get this started! Join writer Lisa Lorentz for a fun afternoon of sorting out our thoughts and beginning our memoirs -- a legacy for our descendants. Free starter journal | RSVP...

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Tags: adult ministries, chapel u, chapel university, community service, faith in action, indiana, indianapolis, indianápolis, nora, outreach, union chapel, united methodist church, legacy writing project

20|20 Vision Sunday: August 27th

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A Landmark Event in the Life of Our Church: The Vision Team (Andy Charnstrom, Mike Oles, Lisa Lorentz, Carolyn Lorenzoni, Bryan Richards, Dr. Richard Wiehe) has met, prayerfully, over the course of months -- assimilating demographic information, consulting leaders in the United Methodist...

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Personal Care Pantry at Union Chapel

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Our ministry partners, The Dotted Line Divas, a charitable #extremecouponing group, will be hosting their open Personal Care Pantry days in the Fellowship Hall at Union Chapel on the third Saturday of every month.  We've had a lot of questions from church members and friends about how the...

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Writing Your Legacy: Workshop Wednesday, August 16th

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The first Chapel U workshop will launch on Wednesday, August 16th featuring a delicious luncheon sponsored by The Forum at Woodfield Crossing and an exciting speaker from the Indiana Historical Society: Lauren K. Peightel, who is Coordinator of their...

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The Benevolence Box Ministry

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"Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares." -- Hebrews 13:2 Weekly (sometimes daily) Union Chapel is visited by "Angels unawares" -- random visitors to the church's side door -- most of them, folks who have simply found themselves in...

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Union Chapel Sponsors Neighborhood Sale, Party

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As a neighborhood outreach, Union Chapel UMC is once again hosting a block party in September. This year, we’ll be offering a painting party, food trucks, tie-dye-your-own-t-shirt color bar, music, games, movies, crafts, prizes and more on September 16th. The event will also include a...

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