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Service of Prayer & Song for U.N. Climate Conference - This Sunday: Several local congregations across Indianapolis will join at North United Methodist Church (3808 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis) on November 29th from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. for singing, individual and group-led prayers, and music from brass choirs to support the United Nations Conference on Climate Change taking place on November 30th in Paris, France. All are welcome to participate!

UMW’s Annual Cookie Walk - December 6th: Prepare to bake and to buy mouth-watering Christmas cookies at the UMW’s Annual Cookie Walk next Sunday, December 6th. Cookies will be available after the early service, after the Celebration Service (9:30 a.m.), and after the late service in the back of the Community Room. Proceeds from the Cookie Walk go to support the missions and ministries of the United Methodist Women at home and around the world.

Holiday Service of Remembrance - December 6th: The Holiday Service of Remembrance & Healing will be next Sunday, December 6th, at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel. This service is for those who just aren’t ready for the festivities of the holiday season, due to bereavement, or sadness due to loss of any kind. It will be an intimate service. Please bring a small ornament to dress our Memory Tree. All are invited to share in this special worship experience.

SomaBolo Acro and Flow Jam: Come join SomaBolo Acropeutics for fun acrobatics and flow jam on Monday evenings from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. in Broadway’s Community Room. This combination of acrobatics and yoga is fun for all ages and abilities! Other flow arts will also be present, such as hula hooping, spinning poi, staff, and more. Donations are accepted. For more details, please contact Brandon Rutten.

Bible Study - Tuesdays: Bible Study with Rev. Mike will not meet this Tuesday, December 1st.

Please Donate Your Used Baby Carriers! Carry the Future (CTF) is a nonprofit organization committed to providing baby carriers for people in need. Right now, CTF volunteers across the country are collecting baby carriers to deliver to Syrian refugees who have been forced to carry their children as they travel hundreds of miles on foot. Broadway member, Libby Buck, is collecting soft structured infant carriers (ErgoBaby, Baby Bjorn, Moby Go, etc.) to send to CTF. If you or someone you know has a used baby carrier to donate, please bring it to the Broadway church office by Sunday, December 13th, for distribution. Please contact Libby at with questions. At this time, CTF is unable to accept slings, wraps, and hiking carriers. Thank you in advance for your support!

Welcome Back Choir and Handbells! Just a simple reminder that Chancel Choir is back in session. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings, Handbells from 6:30 - 7:15 PM and Choir from 7:15 - 9 PM. We are excited to welcome back the choir and handbells and look forward to a fantastic season of Music!

"Death and resurrection of an urban church" - Here is a story about Broadway written by Robert King for Faith & Leadership magazine. Link to the story.

Sign Up For Text and/or Email Messages From Broadway UMC: Broadway will be testing out Remind, a text and e-mail messaging service, during Lent! Sign up for Remind today, and you will receive occasional (one or two) messages during the week with thoughts and actions to refresh and renew yourself throughout the Lenten season. Sign Up Instructions.

Check Out the New Giving App for Smart Phone Users! We are excited to share with you a new way to give to Broadway UMC. Easy2Give—an app designed by the GCFA for United Methodist Churches—enables you to make one-time gifts from any Android™ device using your credit card or debit card. Simply download the free app from the Android™ marketplace. The Apple® iOS app will be available by the end of the year! Once you download the app, find our church by typing “Broadway” in the “Search for Your Church” field and confirm your selection matches Broadway’s address.

Celebration Service: Please join us at 9:30 a.m. in the Community Room.

Discover Broadway: We will have quarterly lunches at the home of Mike Schaefer, one of our lay leaders, for those interested in meeting other people of the Broadway parish or exploring becoming a member. This meal is for you if you are new to broadway and want to learn more about the church, if you've been around broadway for some time but want to get to meet new people or if you are exploring membership. Please email Rachel to reserve your seat at the meal and share any dietary restrictions.

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Volunteers Needed to Assist in the Church Office: Willing to volunteer one day each week at the church office? Broadway’s staff wants you! Helpers are needed at the Broadway church office to help answer phones and work on light office tasks. Specifically, volunteers are needed for Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. If you are interested, or know of someone who might be, please contact Scott DeLongchamp-Perez at 317 446-0796.

Judith Snow at Broadway: Judith Snow, MA, is a social innovator and an advocate for Inclusion -- communities that welcome the participation of a wide diversity of people. Here is the video of Judith during the Celebration Service!

Broadway Perspectives: Todd Fuqua created a video to show the positive impact that Broadway UMC has on communities! BUMC Perspectives

Community Conversation Video: Dennis Ryerson, Vice President and Editor of The Indianapolis Star, joined Rev. Mike Mather for a "community conversation" about education during worship at Broadway on April 25th. Watch the video.

November 29th - First Sunday of Advent
Jeremiah 33:14-16 and Luke 21:25-36
Into the Light: Learning to Walk in the Dark
Rev. Dr. Rachel Metheny
November 29th - Learning to Walk in the Dark
Who’s Afraid of the Dark?
Rev. Michael Mather
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