New Class Forming

The Christian Roots of Antisemitism and the Holocaust: An Historical Review of a Relevant and Timely Topic. A 6-week group discussion facilitated by Scott Callaghan, MSW, LCSW, M.Div.

Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and November 5, 6:30pm at First United Church. Room#:TBD. If interested, contact Scott: 260.413.0966 or

Picnic at Fowler Pumpkin Patch

The Board of Christian Education has reserved space at Fowler Pumpkin Patch on October 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm for fun and fellowship.  We will make s’mores over a campfire and have access to the farm and petting zoo.  Hayrides will be available for $5 a person, and free for children under three.  Feel free to bring a dish to share!  We can’t “cook out,” but can bring our own things to eat.  Food vendors may also be available.  The address is 4932 N. Greene County Line Rd, Bloomington, IN 47403.  All are welcome.  We hope you’ll join us!

Newcomer Event October 20 – We will piggyback a newcomer event onto our Third Sunday Potluck on Oct. 20.  Newcomers will go through the serving line first and adjourn to Room 6 for a time to get to know each other and church leadership, with a presentation made about First United Church by the Committee for Community Development.  We will wrap up our newcomer event at 1:15 p.m.  If you are new or relatively new, please plan to come.  To aid in our planning, please RSVP to:  Do mention any dietary restrictions or needs for child care you may have.

Center For Congregations Workshop.

Introduction to Immigration Law and Policy

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019

Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Location: First Baptist Church of Indianapolis – Bradley Building

877 Udell Street, Indianapolis

Minister Of Care For The Week Of September 29 Is Sarah Burton.  A minister of care is a church volunteer who visits members in their home.

The Paradox of Generosity” is this year’s stewardship/generosity theme. Over the next six weeks you will be invited to participate in our 2019-2020 Generosity Campaign. October will signal the beginning of that campaign and, throughout the month, you will receive various forms of communications and reminders to prayerfully consider ways to give in support of First United Church’s mission and ministry

Support our mission through e-giving. E-giving is fast and easy, and it allows folks the flexibility to give how they want. Available now on our website