Past Events

Past Events

2020 Vision & Prayer Gathering

2020 Vision and Prayer Gathering—Sunday, March 8th The Vision Team would like to invite everyone to attend a vision gathering as we continue to discern God’s call for the future. We will begin with a potluck lunch following worship until around 1:00 p.m. when we will begin the agenda of the gathering. The Vision Team will present on what vision is, why it’s important,…

Ash Wednesday Service

Please plan to mark the beginning of this holy season of Lent on Ash Wednesday, February 26th at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel. The imposition of ashes and Holy Eucharist will be offered. We will hear the Scripture readings offered every year on Ash Wednesday and Pastor Matt will share a brief message. It’s an important day in the Christian calendar to mark the beginning of the…

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Join us for Advent Services &/or the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service 9:00 am, Sunday, December 22, 2019 – Celtic-Irish Music Service in our Chapel 11:00 am, Sunday, December 22, 2019 – Traditional Service in our historical Sanctuary 8:00 pm, Tuesday, December 24, 2019 – Candlelight Service Check this page out for PARKING and additional info. We celebrate open…

Downtown Soup Kitchen Christmas Celebration Meal

Dine with us! Volunteer with us! The meal will be grand and the atmosphere exciting. Doors open at 11:30 am. Volunteers needed days before for prep AND the day of the event. More information about the Kitchen can be found here:  https://firstmethodistsb.org/ministries-outreach/soup-kitchen/ Happy…

Organ Recital featuring Katie Burk

Join us for a free recital! Katie Burk is an organist, conductor, vocalist, and composer pursuing the Doctor of Music degree in organ performance at Indiana University, where she is a student of Christopher Young. She serves as assisting musician at Trinity Episcopal Church in Bloomington, where she directs and accompanies both youth and adult choral ensembles and…

Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving Feast!

We’re feeding 300!  Join us! Or, please support us with a donation!  You are invited to a wonderful meal! Info about the Soup Kitchen: Learn more about the Soup Kitchen here (click this red link.) See a great video about the Kitchen here! (just click this link to get to YouTube.) Support the Soup Kitchen:   Donate funds through PayPal (click this link.) Provide a…

Sacred Organ Music Recital – Hillary Doerries

Join us at a recital of sacred pipe organ music featuring Hillary Doerries. Hillary J. Doerries is the Director of Music Ministries at Christ the King Lutheran Church (ELCA) in South Bend, Indiana, where she directs several musical ensembles and leads congregational song for four weekly worship…

An Organ Performance by Michael Plagerman

Michael Plagerman, Doctoral candidate at Cornell University. Pursuant to his work in professional church music, Michael Plagerman has interests in the repertoire and practice of sacred literature for the organ and choir through the last two centuries. An advocate for the musical education of congregations, Michael has sought to encourage participatory music making in the…