FIRST CONGREGATIONAL

UNITED CHURCH
OF CHRIST
INDIANAPOLIS

No matter who you are,

or where you are 

on life's journey,

you are welcome here!


Upcoming Events

January 6

 10 a.m. ‘Meet and Greet’ the candidate for our new settled minister!

January 7

11 a.m. Candidating Sermon

12 p.m. Congregational Meeting

COME VISIT

THIS SUNDAY

 11AM & 5:30PM

All are welcome!

Visit us and sing along as we lift our voices up to God in praise.


Traditional worship starts at 11:00 AM


New Creation worship begins at 5:30 PM

New Creation worship is a jazz based worship experience that weaves together prayer and an interactive interaction with the Bible, usually but not always on the same themes as the morning worship service.  Think of it as a house church with a really good band.  Come join us!


We look forward to seeing you!

Worship Themes this Month


January 7

Our candidate for our next settled minister will preach, followed by a congregational meeting for discussion and vote on this person's call to serve with us. Communion will be 

January 14

Beyond Whiteness

On this Sunday of the weekend in which we celebrate Martin Luther
King, Jr.’s birthday we will look multi-culturalism and why it is so hard for us to
accomplish what we mostly all want.

January 21

Beyond Conflict

On the one hand, we can see all too clearly the horrible results of
violence inflicted upon others. On the other hand, to engage in struggle, be it verbal or advocacy, can be experienced as violent. Is there another way?

January 28

Beyond Secularism

At one level, ‘secularism’ is the agreement to keep religion out of the public sphere of social life. Governments don’t enforce a particular religion, religions don’t enforce their teachings on governments, and religion is ‘happily private’. The problem with this division is that it domesticates religion and prevents it from addressing the ‘principalities and powers’ of the age. When we are silent, we let others define who we are and what we believe. How can we have a loving public presence?

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