North United Methodist Church | 3808 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46208

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All events are subject to change. Details on events can be found in the weekly general church e-newsletter and social media. You can subscribe to our weekly general church e-newsletter through the “Get Connected” section of the “Communications” tab. This week’s e-newsletter can be downloaded from there too, typically by 5 p.m. each Wednesday.

ONGOING

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Sundays: In-person worship at both the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services, no registration required. Livestreaming of 11 a.m. service continues. Persons over 2 years old are required to wear a mask or facial covering while in the building through Nov. 30, 2021. Masks are available at the west and east entrances.

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Bread and Bowl.

Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.: Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, chapel.

Fourth Tuesday of Each Month, 7 p.m.: Lydia Circle meets.

Building Use: Limited reopening for meetings in the building upon reservation with Jeff Linnan. Please download our “General Building Protocol document for more information. Staff members are generally in the building from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on weekdays. Masks or facial coverings must be worn while in the building.

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OCTOBER

Monday, Oct. 18:

  • Band Gatherings continue, and run through Nov. 20. A band is a group of 3-5 people who are deepening their faith in Christ by sharing and praying with one another each week. (Week seven of 11.)

Tuesday, Oct. 19:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Memoir Writers meeting, 3:30 p.m., library.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Wednesday, Oct. 20:

  • Last day to RSVP to Amy for Oct. 24’s Family Fun Day.
  • Chronic Pain Support Group, 3 p.m., via Zoom. Please email Pastor Diane to participate.
  • North’s Winds rehearsal, 6 p.m., Choir Room.
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Wednesday night Bible study, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. via Zoom. Session six of six.

Thursday, Oct. 21:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Saturday, Oct. 23:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Don Smithson’s memorial service at North; the visitation is at 1 p.m. with the funeral service following at 2 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 24:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • Exploring Membership class, session three of three, 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m., courtyard. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • UMW circles are selling friendship soup mix and taking orders for Wick’s pies in the west entry.
  • Candy collection for Trunk or Treat in gray bin in west entry.
  • Power and Light Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Community Room.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14. Today’s topic: Faithfulness
  • Cathedral Ringers rehearsal, noon,, Game Room East.
  • Family Fun Day for families of children and youth, 4-6 p.m., North’s former playground. Please RSVP to Amy Sell by Oct. 20.
  • Covenant Conversation on Finance, 5 p.m., please email Jennifer for the Zoom link.

Monday, Oct. 25:

  • Band Gatherings continue, and run through Nov. 20. A band is a group of 3-5 people who are deepening their faith in Christ by sharing and praying with one another each week. (Week eight of 11.)

Tuesday, Oct. 26:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel
  • Women of Lydia meeting, 7 p.m., Jan Wheater-Cowan’s home.

Wednesday, Oct. 27: North’s Winds rehearsal, 6 p.m., Choir Room.

Thursday, Oct. 28:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Deadline to order Wick’s pies from North’s UMW circles.

Saturday, Oct. 30:

  • Stewardship Sunday rehearsal, 9 a.m, sanctuary.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 31:

  • Stewardship Sunday at both services
  • Candy collection for Trunk and Treat in the gray bin in the west entry.
  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • Voices in Accord rehearsal, 9:45 a.m., chapel.
  • Power and Light Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Community Room.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • Cathedral Ringers rehearsal, noon, Game Room East.
  • Trunk or Treat, 2-3:30 p.m., parking lot. If you would like to host a truck, please email Lydia Shaw.

NOVEMBER

Monday, Nov. 1:

  • All Saints Day.
  • Band Gatherings continue, and run through Nov. 20. A band is a group of 3-5 people who are deepening their faith in Christ by sharing and praying with one another each week. (Week nine of 11.)

Tuesday, Nov. 2:

  • Election Day.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Wednesday, Nov. 3:

  • Chronic Pain Support Group, 3 p.m., via Zoom. Please email Pastor Diane to participate.
  • North’s Winds rehearsal, 6 p.m., Choir Room.

Thursday, Nov. 4:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Saturday, Nov. 6: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 7:

  • Daylight Savings Time ends; fall back an hour.
  • All Saints Sunday.
  • First worship service, communion, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • Voices in Accord rehearsal, 9:45 a.m., chapel.
  • Power and Light Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Community Room.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), communion, 11 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14. Today’s topic: Gentleness
  • Leonard Otiende, Umoja Partnership director in Kenya, will speak at both the the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services, and he will also give a presentation from 9:45-10:45 a.m. (location TBA).
  • Umoja Partnership Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner, 5-8 p.m., Second Presbyterian Church, 7700 N. Meridian St. You can purchase tickets here. Please email Patty Hefner if you can contribute auction items.

Monday, Nov. 8: Band Gatherings continue, and run through Nov. 20. A band is a group of 3-5 people who are deepening their faith in Christ by sharing and praying with one another each week. (Week 10 of 11.)

Tuesday, Nov. 9:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Wednesday, Nov. 10: Deadline to RSVP to Amy for Introduction to Contemplative Prayer Workshop on Nov. 13.

Thursday, Nov. 11:

  • Veterans Day.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Friday, Nov. 12: Friendsgiving and Game Night, 5-8 p.m., lower level.

Saturday, Nov. 13:

  • Introduction to Contemplative Prayer Workshop, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall. $20 book fee due day of the event. RSVP to Amy.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 14:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • Power and Light Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Community Room.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • Last Sunday of “Ripe Faith” sermon series. Today’s topic: Self-control

Monday, Nov. 15: Last week of Band Gatherings. A band is a group of 3-5 people who are deepening their faith in Christ by sharing and praying with one another each week. (Week 11 of 11).

Tuesday, Nov. 16:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Wednesday, Nov. 17: Chronic Pain Support Group, 3 p.m., via Zoom. Please email Pastor Diane to participate.

Thursday, Nov. 18:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Saturday, Nov. 20: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 21:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2. Cathedral Ringers will be featured.
  • Power and Light Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Community Room.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2. Cathedral Ringers will be featured.
  • If you placed an order, pick up your Wick’s pies from our UMW circles at church.

Tuesday, Nov. 23:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Thursday, Nov. 25:

  • Thanksgiving Day; office closed.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 26: Day after Thanksgiving; office closed.

Saturday, Nov. 27: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 28:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.
  • Voices in Accord rehearsal, 9:45 a.m., chapel.
  • Power and Light Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Community Room.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Facial coverings or masks are required in the building for everyone over the age of 2.

Tuesday, Nov. 30:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

DECEMBER

Wednesday, Dec. 1: Chronic Pain Support Group, 3 p.m., via Zoom. Please email Pastor Diane to participate.

Thursday, Dec. 2:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Saturday, Dec. 4: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 5:

  • First worship service, communion, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Voices in Accord rehearsal, 9:45 a.m., chapel.
  • Power and Light Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Community Room.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), communion, 11 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Advent Festival, 5-7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Tuesday, Dec. 7:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Thursday, Dec. 9:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Saturday, Dec. 11:

  • Jubilee Christmas, 8:30-11 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 12:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Power and Light Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Community Room.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Cookies and Canvas Christmas Style, 4:30-6:30 p.m., game room.

Tuesday, Dec. 14:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Wednesday, Dec. 15: Chronic Pain Support Group, 3 p.m., via Zoom. Please email Pastor Diane to participate.

Thursday, Dec. 16:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Saturday, Dec. 18: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 19:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Power and Light Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Community Room.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Children and youth Christmas Eve rehearsal, 12-2 p.m., Fellowship Hall and sanctuary.
  • Longest Night service, 6 p.m., chapel.

Tuesday, Dec. 21:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Thursday, Dec. 23:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Friday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve services.

Saturday, Dec. 25:

  • Christmas.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Office closed.

Sunday, Dec. 26: One worship service at 11 a.m. (tentatively).

Tuesday, Dec. 28:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Thursday, Dec. 30:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Cathedral Singers rehearsal, 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Friday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve; office closed in afternoon.