Past Events

Past Events

Good Friday, April 19, 2019

Good Friday is a day that proclaims God’s purpose of loving and redeeming the world through the cross of our Lord, Jesus Christ. It is a day that is good because God was drawing the world to God’s self in Christ. As seen in John’s gospel, particularly, God was in control. God was not making the best of a bad situation, but was working out God’s intention for the world —…

Organist Benjamin Stone to present ‘Bach in Lent’

Benjamin Stone to present ‘Bach in Lent’ at free organ recital. Classically trained musician, Benjamin Stone, will perform pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach on the Berghaus pipe organ, at First United Methodist Church of South Bend, on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the church’s acoustically…

Ash Wednesday Service – March 6, 2019

Attend Ash Wednesday Service in the First Church Sanctuary. March 6, 2019,  7 p.m. The first day of Lent. It marks the beginning of a period of reflection and penance. In the Bible, sprinkling oneself with ashes was traditionally a sign of one’s sorrow for having committed sins. In the Christian tradition, Ash Wednesday also marked the beginning of preparation for…
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