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Art Auction April 19!

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Dinner, Art Show, and Auction!

Childhood Memories—Adult Dreams!

That’s the theme for our 2008 Art Auction, and you won’t want to miss it! This Auction will raise funds for our Children’s and Missions Ministries.

This Auction is not just a fundraiser, it’s an event! We’ll have an over-the-top extravaganza beginning with the art preview and amazing food at 6:00 pm.

We will bring back fond memories of childhood, with a gourmet twist on favorite foods from another era. We’ll be entertained by a magician, a balloon artist and a face painter, then the auction will begin at 7:30 pm.

Kids under 13 are admitted free—but please let us know they’re coming, so we can make arrangements.

Tickets are on sale at the church on Sundays for $20, or patron packages of 10 tickets for $150. To reserve tickets or to advertise in the auction program, please email us.

Holy Week at Jesus MCC

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Devotions for Holy Week: During Holy Week, we’ll offer several special devotionals as part of Be Still and Know.

Easter Egg Hunt, March 15, 11:00 am to noon. All kids are invited to join us for cool games, exciting prizes and lots of eggs to find!

Palm Sunday Service, March 16, 9:30 am, 11:00 am, and 6:00 pm, to mark the start of Holy Week.

Maundy Thursday Service, March 20, 7:00 pm. We will gather to celebrate a traditional Jewish Seder meal, which marks the start of Passover. This is the meal Jesus would have shared with his followers the night before his death. Maundy Thursday is a “hands on” way to connect the Old Testament stories with the New Testament resurrected Christ.

Good Friday Service, March 21, 7:00 pm. A somber, contemplative service with stunning music and drama.

Have you ever thought about what Jesus’ disciples thought and felt when their Master was betrayed and crucified? That will be the focus of our powerful Good Friday Service.

We’ll hear from John and Peter about what appeared to be the loss of their dreams. They will show us what that group of Jesus followers experienced as that Passover weekend unfolded. Their lives would be altered forever, as their dreams were nailed to the cross with their Messiah. Join us for The Loss of a Dream.

Easter Services, March 23, 9:30 am, 11:00 am, and 6:00 pm. Join us as we celebrate together the power of resurrection!

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Black History Celebration Sunday!

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Sunday February 24, at all 3 worship services — A Celebration of Black History!

  • Gospel Choir
  • Praise Dance Team
  • Deacon Robert Ferguson will be preaching.
  • Soulfood Potluck after the 11:00 am service (bring a side dish to share).
  • Catered Fried Chicken Dinner after the 6:00 pm service.

Invite your friends!

Christmas Events at Jesus MCC!

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Christmas Star

Mark your calendar! If you have questions, please email the church office or call (317) 722-0000.

Our traditional Giving Tree items are available for you to take from the tree in the social hall. We’ll buy gifts for Indiana Youth Group and clients of the Damien Center.

Couples’ social event: Holiday Progressive Dinner on Saturday, December 1, at 6:00 pm. As of November 18, this event has sold out!

First Sunday of Advent is December 2.


Fundraiser for Horizon House

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

You’re Invited…

to the Tackling Homelessness Fundraiser for Horizon House.

You can interact with Colts players, be entertained by Connersvine (Hunter Smith’s band), participate in silent and live auctions, and enjoy a BBQ buffet. It’s on Sunday, August 26, 6:00 pm at the Colts Training Facility, 7001 W 56th St.

We would like to have a table or two of people from JMCC. Tickets can be purchased for $85 by contacting Emmeline Sparks at (317) 423-8909 × 528 or Dress is casual. For more information about this event or the Homeless Ministry, contact Charlotte Egler via the church: or (317) 722-0000.

Jesus MCC Night at the Indiana Fever!

Monday, July 16th, 2007

Indiana Fever!Join us July 20 at 7:00 pm as our Indiana Fever battle the Detroit Shock! Jesus MCC’s choir will perform the National Anthem and children from the church will have a chance to receive a ball from a player! Tickets are available at the Fever web site and at the box office.

ICON brings Inlaws & Outlaws to Jesus MCC

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

The Interfaith Coalition on Nondiscrimination is partnering with the film Inlaws & Outlaws to raise awareness of the importance of GLBT family recognition. This new film will be shown on July 17 at 7:00 pm at Jesus MCC. Tickets are $10, and can be purchased in advance at the church on Sundays. All proceeds benefit ICON.  Watch the trailer:


Have a Wild Time at Avalanche Ranch!

Monday, June 11th, 2007

BucWe’re getting ready for Avalanche Ranch, this summer’s amazing western-themed Vacation Bible School. It’ll happen on the evenings of June 25 to 29. (more…)

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