NEWS: Holy Week at Union Chapel Indy

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Dear Friends, Thank you for all the ways you have contributed to a meaningful Lenten season here at Union Chapel Indy! I know that I - and so many - have been encouraged as we’ve gathered for worship, study, fellowship, prayer, and ministry together.  As we close the Lenten season...

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The Lenten Season Begins, 2022

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Dear Friends, We are just days away from entering the Holy Season of Lent, those weeks on the Christian calendar that immediately precede Easter Sunday. This season has traditionally been a time of deep prayer and reflection for followers of Jesus. I always find this to be a meaningful time in...

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Happy New Year, 2022!

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Happy New Year!   I pray that you have had a safe and meaningful holiday season. And I wish you all the best in the coming months.  As we bid farewell to 2021 at Union Chapel Indy, we have much to celebrate and be thankful for. In 2021, Union Chapel Indy… Returned (again)...

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UCI Welcomes The Garden!

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God is all about making a way when it doesn't seem that there is one; doing such great things that we can't even imagine how great they are; and surprising us with new things all along the way. God is doing all of that right now at Union Chapel Indy - and The Garden UMC. Today UCI welcomes The...

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A New Partnership: The Garden

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August 2, 2021 Dear Friends, They say that time flies when you are having fun. I’ve found the same to be true when you are engaged with good people in meaningful ministry and mission, as has been the case this last year at Union Chapel Indy. On July 1, I celebrated one year at UCI. Mike...

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Updated Gathering Policy

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  Dear Friends,   Happy Summer! Even if the calendar doesn’t quite have us in summer yet, with the passing of the Memorial Day holiday and temps well into the 80’s this week, I think we are there. I pray that you are finding moments to relax, enjoying the...

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An April Return to In-Person Worship and a New Worship Time!

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March 23, 2021 Dear Friends, Happy Spring! Welcome to a new season in Central Indiana, and a new season in the life of Union Chapel Indy! I am so pleased to write to you with information about new life springing forth in many areas of our life together... On the top of all our minds is the...

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In-person worship or public activities Suspended Until April 1

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January 27, 2021 Dear Friends, Since I last wrote a letter to the congregation of Union Chapel Indy, we have celebrated the advent of a New Year - Happy New Year! Many were glad to see 2020 relegated to the status of ‘history.’ But we also know that God was working in powerful ways...

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Online Bible Study for Advent

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Online Bible Study for Advent   Grow in Faith this Christmas season as you explore the meaning of Christmas through the lens of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Join Pastor Elizabeth online via Zoom for Not a Silent Night: Mary Looks Back to Bethlehem Mondays, Nov 30 - Dec 21, 7-8:15...

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Suspension of In-person Worship Until January 3

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Dear Friends -   Thank you for receiving with such grace last week's message that we would not meet for in-person worship this last Sunday, November 15, at Union Chapel Indy. Your flexibility in these ever-changing times is a blessing to many!   Yesterday, November 16, Indiana...

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