“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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Tags: adult learning, chapel u, chapel university, small space, union chapel indy, union chapel united methodist church, workshop, garden planning, container gardening

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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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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Tags: chapel u, genealogy, history, indiana, indianapolis, indianápolis, nora, union chapel united methodist church, workshop, legacy writing workshop, indiana historical society, the forum at the crossing

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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Tags: charity, christian, indiana, indianapolis, indianápolis, nora, union chapel indy, union chapel united methodist church, benevolence box ministry

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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Tags: block party, neighborhood, september, union chapel indy, united methodist church, yard sale

IMPACT!

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Do you ever wonder about the impact of Union Chapel on our community? In just the past week, our congregation has served about 200 hot meals, provided food and assistance to two families in distress and two homeless individuals, helped to connect an estranged teen with his mother, and provided...

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Tags: benevolence, community impact, indiana, indianapolis, indianápolis, nora, service, union chapel indy, united methodist church

Introducing: Chapel University!

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Hey, Grownups... It's Back-To-School Time! Beginning in August, Union Chapel will be hosting a new Adult Ministry -- a monthly lunch-and-learn event that will be held on select Wednesday and Saturdays through December. Chapel University will bring together adults from all over the community...

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Tags: adult ministries, chapel u, chapel university, indiana, indianapolis, indianápolis, lunch and learn, union chapel united methodist church

The Amazing Side of Things

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In messages over the past couple of weeks, I have referred to life as being both terrifying and amazing.  Life today presents us with great uncertainties, and there is much to fear if we choose to live our lives afraid.  Today, though, I was given the opportunity to experience the...

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Tags: congo, indiana, indianapolis, indianápolis, nora, union chapel, united methodist church, wedding, congolese

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