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

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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. We continue to follow and comply with the Marion County Public Health Department’s July 1, 2021 order. Unvaccinated persons are encouraged to wear masks in the building. Masks are available at the west and east entrances.

Now through Aug. 1: School 43 uniform drive; see newsletter.

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.

JULY

Saturday, July 31: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

AUGUST

Sunday, Aug. 1:

  • First worship service, communion, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., community room.
  • Summer choir rehearsal, 10:15 a.m., chapel.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), communion, 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • Backpack and back-to-school blessings at both services.
  • First week of “The B-Listed Bible Characters” August sermon series. Star of the week: Balaam.
  • Last day of School 43 uniform drive.
  • Deadline to RSVP to Amy for youth canoe trip on Aug. 14.

Tuesday, Aug. 3:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Leadership Development, 4 p.m., library.
  • Contemplative and Meditative Prayer, 5:30 p.m., chapel.

Wednesday, Aug. 4: Mid-North Shepherd’s Center, 10 a.m., Fellowship Hall.

Thursday, Aug. 5:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • North Church Farmers Market, 4-6:30 p.m., parking lot.

Saturday, Aug. 7: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 8:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., community room.
  • Summer choir rehearsal, 10:15 a.m., chapel.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • Second week of “The B-Listed Bible Characters” August sermon series. Star of the week: Abigail.

Tuesday, Aug. 10:

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

Thursday, Aug. 12: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 14:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Butler-Tarkington Back-to-School Bash, 12-3 p.m., parking lot. Please email Pastor Sunil if you can help.
  • Youth Canoe Trip at Turkey Run State Park. Meet at church at 10:15 a.m. for a 10:30 a.m. carpool departure. Cost is $10/person plus a fast-food lunch. Please RSVP to Amy by Aug. 1.

Sunday, Aug. 15:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Sojourners Sunday school class, 9:45 a.m., community room.
  • Summer choir rehearsal, 10:15 a.m., chapel.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • Third week of “The B-Listed Bible Characters” August sermon series. Star of the week: Micaiah.

Tuesday, Aug. 17:

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

Wednesday, Aug. 18: Mid-North Shepherd’s Center, 10 a.m.; Fellowship Hall. Please RSVP to Charlie or others mentioned in the group’s newsletter if you can come because there will be a free boxed lunch at noon.

Thursday, Aug. 19:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • North Church Farmers Market, 4-6:30 p.m., parking lot.
  • Free vaccination clinic at North, 4-6:30 p.m., parking lot.

Saturday, Aug. 21: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 22:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Note: No summer choir rehearsal today.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • Fourth week of “The B-Listed Bible Characters” August sermon series. Star of the week: Huldah.
  • Dick Hamilton’s memorial service, 2 p.m., sanctuary, with reception to follow.

Tuesday, Aug. 24:

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

Wednesday, Aug. 25: Mid-North Shepherd’s Center, 10 a.m., Fellowship Hall.

Thursday, Aug. 26: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 28: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 29:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m.,sanctuary.
  • Summer choir rehearsal, 10:15 a.m., chapel.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • Fifth and final week of “The B-Listed Bible Characters” August sermon series. Star of the week: Mordecai.

Tuesday, Aug. 31:

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

SEPTEMBER

Thursday, Sept. 2:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • North Church Farmers Market, 4-6:30 p.m., parking lot.

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

Sunday, Sept. 5:

  • First worship service, communion, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Last summer choir rehearsal, 10:15 a.m., chapel.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), communion, 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • Youth Group pool party at the Coopers’ house, 1-4 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 6:

  • Band Gatherings begin, 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 one of 11.)
  • Labor Day.

Tuesday, Sept. 7:

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

Wednesday, Sept. 8: Deadline to RSVP to Amy for the Family Olympics on Sept. 10.

Thursday, Sept. 9: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 10: Family Olympics, 5-8 p.m., parking lot.

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

Sunday, Sept. 12:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • Start of “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14.

Monday, Sept. 13:

  • 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 two of 11.)
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Monday morning Bible study, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Runs on Monday mornings through Nov. 1. Session one of eight.

Tuesday, Sept. 14:

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

Wednesday, Sept. 15: “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Wednesday night Bible study, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Runs on Wednesday nights through Nov. 3. Session one of eight.

Thursday, Sept. 16:

  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • North Church Farmers Market, 4-6:30 p.m., parking lot. (Last market of 2021)

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

Sunday, Sept. 19:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14.
  • Fall Prayer Gathering, 5 p.m., chapel.

Monday, Sept. 20:

  • 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 three of 11.)
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Monday morning Bible study, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Runs on Monday mornings through Nov. 1. Session two of eight.

Tuesday, Sept. 21:

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

Wednesday, Sept. 22:

  • First day of autumn.
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Wednesday night Bible study, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Runs on Wednesday nights through Nov. 3. Session two of eight.

Thursday, Sept. 23: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 25: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 26:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14

Monday, Sept. 27:

  • 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 four of 11.)
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Monday morning Bible study, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Runs on Monday mornings through Nov. 1. Session three of eight.

Tuesday, Sept. 28:

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

Wednesday, Sept. 29: “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Wednesday night Bible study, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Runs on Wednesday nights through Nov. 3. Session three of eight.

Thursday, Sept. 30: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

OCTOBER

Friday, Oct. 1: Drive-in Movie Night, approximately 8 p.m., parking lot.

Saturday, Oct. 2: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 3:

  • World Communion Sunday.
  • First worship service, communion, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), communion, 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14.

Monday, Oct. 4:

  • 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 five of 11.)
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Monday morning Bible study, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Runs on Monday mornings through Nov. 1. Session four of eight.

Tuesday, Oct. 5:

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

Wednesday, Oct. 6: “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Wednesday night Bible study, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Runs on Wednesday nights through Nov. 3. Session four of eight.

Thursday, Oct. 7: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 9: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 10:

  • Creation Care Sunday.
  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Exploring Membership class, session one of three, 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14.
  • Pet Blessings, 4 p.m., in the park.

Monday, Oct. 11:

  • 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 six of 11.)
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Monday morning Bible study, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Runs on Monday mornings through Nov. 1. Session five of eight.

Tuesday, Oct. 12:

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

Wednesday, Oct. 13: “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Wednesday night Bible study, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Runs on Wednesday nights through Nov. 3. Session five of eight.

Thursday, Oct. 14: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 16: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 17:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Exploring Membership class, session two of three, 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14.

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.)
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Monday morning Bible study, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Runs on Monday mornings through Nov. 1. Session six of eight.

Tuesday, Oct. 19:

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

Wednesday, Oct. 20: “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Wednesday night Bible study, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Runs on Wednesday nights through Nov. 3. Session six of eight.

Thursday, Oct. 21: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 23: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 24:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Exploring Membership class, session three of three, 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14.

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.)
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Monday morning Bible study, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Runs on Monday mornings through Nov. 1. Session seven of eight.

Tuesday, Oct. 26:

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

Wednesday, Oct. 27: “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Wednesday night Bible study, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Runs on Wednesday nights through Nov. 3. Session seven of eight.

Thursday, Oct. 28: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 30: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 31:

  • Stewardship Sunday at both services
  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14.
  • Trunk or Treat, 4:30-6 p.m., parking lot.

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.)
  • “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Monday morning Bible study, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Session eight of eight.

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: “Major Issues for the Minor Prophets” Wednesday night Bible study, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Runs on Wednesday nights through Nov. 3. Session eight of eight.

Thursday, Nov. 4: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

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

Sunday, Nov. 7:

  • All Saints Sunday.
  • First worship service, communion, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), communion, 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • “Ripe Faith” sermon series on the fruit of the Spirit, which runs through Nov. 14.
  • 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, 5-7 p.m., Second Presbyterian Church, 7700 N. Meridian St.

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.

Thursday, Nov. 11:

  • Veterans Day.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

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

Saturday, Nov. 13:

  • Contemplative Prayer Workshop, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 14:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • Last Sunday of “Ripe Faith” sermon series.

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.

Thursday, Nov. 18: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

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

Sunday, Nov. 21:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.

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.
  • Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

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

Sunday, Nov. 28:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.

Tuesday, Nov. 30:

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

DECEMBER

Thursday, Dec. 2: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

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

Sunday, Dec. 5:

  • First worship service, communion, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), communion, 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • 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.

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

Sunday, Dec. 12:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • Cookies and Canvas Christmas Style, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall.

Tuesday, Dec. 14:

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

Thursday, Dec. 16: Bread and Bowl, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

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

Sunday, Dec. 19:

  • First worship service, 8:30 a.m., sanctuary.
  • Second worship service (also livestreamed), 11 a.m., sanctuary. Child care available at 11 a.m. in Room 102 for preschool and younger.
  • 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.

Friday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve services at 5 p.m. (children and families); 7:30 p.m. (communion), and 11 p.m. (lessons and carols), sanctuary.

Saturday, Dec. 25:

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

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.

Friday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve.