This Sunday in Worship from Pastor Darren:
Our first in-person 8:30 a.m. service last Sunday was successful, and if you would like to register for this Sunday there will be plenty of room for you. In both services we will have special music by Greg and Rosie Jordan and Cheri Brightman on the saxophone.
Sermon Title: “The Liberation of Letting Go”
- Romans 6:3-14
- Jeremiah 28:5-9
- Psalm 89:1-4, 14-16
Sunday's bulletin will be posted in the "Bulletins" section under the "Worship" tab of our website as soon as possible. It will also be in the green box next to the live streaming box on the home page.
Last Sunday's service can be found below:
Last Sunday's bulletin is
Please continue to give by making contributions through the "online giving" tab on our
or by mailing them to the church at 3808 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208.
At Your Home
Pastor Darren can bring communion to your home on the first Monday of each month. To schedule for July 6, please email
Fykes. To learn more about how we are celebrating communion during this pandemic, read Pastor Darren’s
Send us your prayer requests through this email address:
If you would like to download our daily prayer bulletin for this week please click
According to YouTube the live streaming of our worship service on Sunday, June 21 has 184 views to date.
Praying for Our Parish
Margaret Stella Principe was born June 22. She is the granddaughter of Kevin and Natalie Dempsey. Her parents are Kate Dempsey Principe and Jimmy Principe.
Mona Nelson passed away June 14. Services were held at the Stuart Mortuary earlier today.
In the Hospital, Rehab or Hospice:
- Waldine Anderson, American Village-Rehabiliation, 2026 E. 54th St., Indianapolis, IN 46220
- Dick Hamilton, 4000 N. Meridian St., Apt. 2G, Indianapolis, IN 46208 (Cards only; no calls.)
- Bruce Laetsch, Aspen Trace Family-First Senior Living, Room 517, 3154 S. State Rd. 135, Greenwood, IN 46143
- Nanci Vargus
- Becky VanVoorhis
- Martina Vaughn & Domonique Hill
- Melissa, Jamey, Abigail & Eleanor Vester
- Sharon Vester
- Jim & Kay Vivian
- Gloria Waddell
- Paul Walter
- Jeff, Kelley & Lauren Warbinton
- Katie & Ryan Wardlow
- Elizabeth & Ryan Warren
- Patty & Robb Warriner
- Kathy & Eric Wasson
- Janis Wechter
- Jesse Wechter
- Leah Wechter
Worship and Arts
Noon Friday Is Deadline
To Register for 8:30 Service
This Friday at noon is the deadline to register to attend Sunday's 8:30 a.m. worship service. To register, email
Harrington or call (317) 536-0789. For details on how we are conducting the 8:30 a.m. worship service please click on this
. We even have new, special collection boxes for safe, no-contact offerings (pictured).
We also continue to offer a live-streamed worship service at 11 a.m. with limited staff and music as we have been doing each week on our website, NorthChurchIndy.com.
Discipleship and Formation
Lysa TerKeurst Book Study Concludes Tonight
Join Sunil Kotian via Zoom from 6:30-8 p.m. tonight as he leads the group through the last part of Lysa TerKeurst’s book, “It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered.” The group will cover chapter 10 through the epilogue.
John Wesley Study Coming on Monday Nights in July
Join Amy Sell on Monday nights in July for an "Introduction to John Wesley." We will meet via Zoom from 6:30-8 p.m. beginning Monday, July 6 for a four-week series. If you wonder about John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement that became the United Methodist Church, and who he was, what he did, what he preached, and what he believed, this is the study for you. We will use Charles Yrigoyen Jr.’s book, “John Wesley: Holiness of Heart and Life,” which can be purchased on
If you would like to participate and need the Zoom link or have additional questions please email
Food Needed for Project Transformation Distributions
On Sunday Project Transformation and North Church will hand out bags of food, books, and supplies to many families who are participating virtually in Project Transformation this summer. We still need your help to collect food for PT to distribute to the families this summer. The need is for tuna, beans, jerky, cereal, pasta, crackers, pretzels, fruit cups, granola bars, fruit snacks, pasta sauce, mac and cheese, canned fruits and vegetables, microwave popcorn, and pudding cups.
You can find the complete list of needed items on the
All food and supplies can be dropped off at Meridian Street United Methodist Church Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can place donations in a gray bin in the church’s welcome center marked “Project Transformation.” You can also ship items directly to PT Indiana, c/o Meridian Street United Methodist Church, 5500 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis IN 46208. All items will be sorted there and then taken to the host church. This is the second distribution for our families this summer.
Missions and Outreach
Farmers Market Starts Thursday, July 2
Our farmers market returns this year with special provisions to ensure your safety. Join us Thursday, July 2 and every first and third Thursdays of the month from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in our north parking lot. There will be lots of good food and merchandise. As always, we will have SNAP available for qualified customers.
Children and Families
Worship Resources for Sunday, June 28
Here are the children’s worship bulletins for Sunday, June 28 for kids age
3 and older
7 and older
. Enjoy these while you watch the worship service as a family.
Save the Date: Senior Recognition Drive-By July 19
Join us on Sunday, July 19 from 2-3 p.m. for a drive-by recognition of our graduating seniors in the North Church parking lot. More information is to come, but for now please mark your calendars!
Youth Group to Meet Sunday on Zoom
Join us on Zoom for Youth Group at 4 p.m. this Sunday! Click
to download Zoom on your sixth- through 12th-grade student's device, and then email
for the info to access the Zoom call.
Young Adults Hang Out on Zoom
North is hosting online meetings for our young adults. If you'd like to be part of these contact
for more information.