Taking in the Spiritual Colors of Fall

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Dear Friends:   I've been the primary dog walker in our home the past few days.  Chloe walks in the morning and just after she eats her supper late in the afternoon.  As we "fell back" into Eastern Standard time, we've adjusted, Chloe and I, so that the afternoon walk comes just...

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The Path We Are To Follow

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Dear Friends:   Be imitators of Jesus.  What a bold challenge!  Be imitators of the One who is perfect.  Be imitators of the One whose mind is pure and purely compassionate.  Be imitators of the One whose courage exceeds our imagination of what it means to be...

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Love is an Action Verb: Pay It Forward!

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For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God...

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Chapel U Lunch & Learn: Bird's The Word!

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Psalm 84:3 "Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young— a place near your altar, my God."   Bird’s The Word! WHEN:Wednesday, October 18, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Nature lovers, join us for a Lunch &...

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Genealogy 101: A Chapel U Lunch & Learn Workshop

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Think researching your family tree is too hard?  Think again! First Steps On The JourneyJoin us for a Lunch & Learn workshop featuring two talented research-librarians from the Indianapolis Public Library, Sherry Utterback and Kate Choplin, who will teach us all the tips and tricks...

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NOW FORMING: Free Community Children's Choir at IFAA

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FREE Community Children's Choir The Children's Choir of Nora is a partnership between the Indiana Fine Arts Academy and Union Chapel UMC.  The goal is to provide an engaging, diverse, and affordable vocal opportunity on the Northside of Indianapolis. Each participant will...

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Guitar Class Forming at Indiana Fine Arts Academy

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Union Chapel's longtime ministry partner, the Indiana Fine Arts Academy, has just a few spots open in this semester's Guitar course. Sign up now! Guitar class affords each participant a solid foundation in beginning guitar. A method book will be utilized allowing students to continue...

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Help Wanted

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HELLLLLLLLP!Church Friends: We could use a couple of hours of your help on Saturday, September 16 between 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. when we host the community at our Last Blast of Summer Block Party. Volunteers, contact the church at 317.846.3429 or for more details.

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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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