Archive for June, 2007

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:

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Billboards about gays seek clarity for hearts and minds

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

Billboard: bigotry vs. truthWould Jesus Discriminate? Round 3

People have heard it preached for years that homosexuals are condemned as wicked and perverse people but for many there’s a quiet voice that asks a nagging question — how does such a hateful message square with religious teachings that stress love and full acceptance?

Rev. Jeff Miner, Senior Pastor of Jesus Metropolitan Community Church, Indianapolis, believes that quiet voice in our hearts and minds is trying to tell us something about the difference between bigotry and religious truth.

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Discipleship Classes begin July 8

Friday, June 15th, 2007

Discipleship Classes are for anyone who wants to put faith into practice in all areas of life—to learn to be a follower (disciple) of Jesus. New classes begin each calendar quarter. Third-quarter Discipleship Classes begin the week of July 8. If you’ve not taken any of the Discipleship Classes, we recommend beginning with 101: Building a Close Relationship with God. It’s a great foundation for the others.

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New Missions Board — Sharing Christ’s Love with the World

Friday, June 15th, 2007

Do you feel called to share Jesus’ love with the world in a more tangible way? Our Church has begun to develop a strategy that will enable us to do just that.

Last fall, many of us participated in a Prayer Vigil for Darfur. Our hearts were moved, but we also sensed that we needed to get much better organized to respond on a practical level. Prayer is not enough; action is required.

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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…)

We’re Hiring!

Thursday, June 7th, 2007

We’re in the process of searching for a Minister of Congregational Care. Applications will be accepted through July 8, 2007. If you’re interested or know someone who might be, you can get a copy of the position posting. PDF document

Would Jesus Discriminate? — Round 2 Recap

Monday, June 4th, 2007

The second round of our Would Jesus Discriminate? campaign ended on May 19.

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