FIRST CONGREGATIONAL

UNITED CHURCH
OF CHRIST
INDIANAPOLIS

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 10 | Getting Good at Justice

Progressive Christians have a vocation for justice.  Amos 5:21-27 explores the call of the prophet Amos, not about personal righteousness but about social righteousness.  We are all in this together!  Paul in Romans 13:8-14 talks about the need to love our neighbors.  Jesus calls us to a love ethic for justice. 


September 17 | The Practice of Compassion

Progressive Christians have compassion for others and for the world (and for each other).  See Isaiah 54:4-10.  Progressive Christians are not content with being right, they seek to act with love.


September 24 | Living with Hope!

Progressive Christians live with hope.  Paul, who knew a thing or two about defeat, writes about living with hope (2 Corinthians 4:8-18).


Opportunities


Faith in Action  will explore how our faith compels us to address current social issues.  We will seek to be non-partisan but involved, with an emphasis on action.  The next meeting will be Sunday, September 17 at 7 p.m.


Spiritual Explorers are a new small group that will explore different practices for enhancing the spiritual life.  We will meet monthly to share experiences and learn the next month’s activities, but otherwise practice on our own.  In September we will explore the uses of the Bible as a devotional tool.  In October the uses of poetry and music.  In November  we will follow a method taught by Ignatius of Loyola on how to be more grateful in life.  And somewhere in this we will a one day retreat!  The next meeting will be at noon on September 10. Open to all!