News & Events

This week —  Dec 2 – Dec 8


Tuesday Dec 3

6:30 pm – Deacon Meeting


Wednesday Dec 4

7:00 pm – Classes for all ages

Gospel Echoes Cookies are due!!!  Packaging them tonight.


Friday Dec 6

6:00 pm Jr. Youth Fun Night           


Saturday Dec 7

7:30 am – Men’s Breakfast at Essenhaus.  Let Mitch know if you plan to go.

1:00 pm – Revive Outreach. Contact: Dennis Miller, 574-370-3004

8:00 pm – Men’s Prayer.  Contact: Adam Miller,574-370-9456


Next Sunday Dec 8

9:00 am – Sunday School-The Presence of God,  Lynn Revard

10:00 am – Morning Service. 

6:00 pm – Home Groups



December 9 – Ladies of Life  Christmas Banquet

December 10 – GET Cookie Delivery to Prison

December 15 –

  • Covenant Keepers (55+) Luncheon, immediately after service. 
  • Christmas Song and Celebration-7 pm


December 18 – RiverKids Teachers Meeting-6pm

                          – RiverKids Fun Night

December 21 –

  • World Missionary Press– 8am to noon
  • Youth Christmas Dinner-5 pm at Mitch and Mary’s house

Dec 22 & 29 – No Evening Services

Dec. 25 & Jan 1    No Classes

Ladies of Life Christmas Banquet

Monday, December 9th at 6:30 pm

Our Christmas dinner this year will be hosted at Hoosier Banquets, 6335 W 200 N, Shipshewana. Sign ups today for young adults on up. Cost will be $15/person. As a gift exchange, we are asking each lady to bring a new or repurposed (used) Christmas ornament. Come to enjoy a delicious meal and wonderful fellowship among the Ladies of Life! Sign up and pay at the table in the foyer. Today is the last day to sign up!!


Christmas Song & Celebration

On December 15th at 6 pm we will have a night of singing Christmas Carols and would invite individuals, couples, families or groups to sing a selection, do a skit, or recite a poem. Please plan to attend a night together with expressions of adoration to our Savior Jesus.  Let Pastor Rick or Mitch know TODAY if you would like to participate.



Jr Youth Fun Night-December 6


– Arrive at 6pm -403 Skyview Dr., Middlebury

– Bring a sweet OR salty side

– Welcome to stay overnight or pickup no later than     11pm. Saturday morning pickup no later than 10 am

– Bring favorite game or movie



– Meet at ROLF at 6pm

– Pickup at ROLF no later than 11pm

– Bring $5 for dinner

– Proper attire to be outside. 


Youth Christmas Dinner

Youth are invited to  a Christmas Dinner at Mitch and Mary’s on Saturday, December 21st at 5 pm. Dress up and come hungry. See you there!!



Community:See the bulletin board for more details on the following events

February 8 – SPA Dinner and Delicacies Hallelujah Praise Fundraiser –details to come.

March 5 – RETA Celebrating Life Benefit Dinner.  Sammlun Platz, 758 N. Tomahawk Trail,  Nappanee. Cost $35/person, Doors open 5:30, dinner at 6:30.