Community Alerts

Community Alerts

Your congregation is invited to submit a Community Alert.

Community Alerts highlight non-Center sponsored events and happenings in the community that may be of interest to congregations in your area and throughout the state. Items are posted on the website, and a monthly email goes out to congregations on the third Monday of each month. The deadline for submission is the previous Friday.

The news items in Community Alert are not Center sponsored. The information posted does not imply a Center for Congregations endorsement of those products, companies or services. We can accept only one item per congregation each month, and announcements must have a broad, general public interest. We will consider each submission, but not all can be included due to space, timing and content.


New Public Event

Community Alerts

All are invited to join individuals and groups from Central Indiana faith communities and nonprofit and government sectors to “Push Back Poverty” at the April 26 conference of the Faith & Action Project at Christian Theological Seminary. A day of workshops, networking and inspiring community action, the conference will include insights from national experts and more than 20 local leaders to highlight the impact of collaborative efforts to reduce poverty in Indianapolis. The conference takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 100 W.
In a time of deep political divide, this event strives to create new approaches to fostering a shared sense of moral and civic purpose. Civic Saturday brings friends and strangers together to nurture a civic spirit. The event features poetry, singing, reading and a civic “sermon.” Participants will gather in civic circles to share thoughts and ideas on how to show up and support each other in public life.
The Ripple Effect choir will be performing their spring concert, All Creatures Great and Goofy, on Saturday, April 28 at Coalbush United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Spring-inspired selections will feature the lovable inhabitants of our animal kingdom. Music will include everything from fun 60's classics and humorous American folk songs to Broadway showstoppers and stunning vocal jazz. A free-will offering will be taken, with 10% of the proceeds donated to Heartland Small Animal Rescue.
May 9 is the deadline for those interested in applying for a Faith & Action Grant to submit a letter of intent and program summary. Grants are available for collaborative projects that create lasting solutions for reducing poverty in Indy. Details at http://ow.ly/U3oD30j5Ttc.