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Are you in Need of Prayer?


Join us in the chapel for a sweet time of prayer.

  • 1st Tuesday of each month: 10:00 a.m.
  • 3rd Thursday of each month: 1:30 p.m.

Life is fragile, handle with prayer. 

Help Wanted

To fulfill our vision of what Bradley United Methodist Church needs to be, we have a few openings for paid staff positions. If you are interested, you can find more information on our Help Wanted page.

Current openings include:

  • Praise Team Leader

Opportunities to Serve in Love and Share in Hope

Friday, August 10 5:00-9:00  Chocolate Walk – Sundaes at Bradley – Volunteers needed. Contact the church office or complete the sign up form you receive at church, and let us know how you can help out.

  • Sundae cup preparation – Thursday, Aug. 9, 7:00pm
  • Set up – Friday, Aug. 10, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Server, Host or Runner – Friday, Aug. 10, 5:00-7:00pm
  • Server, Host or Clean up – Friday, Aug. 10, 7:00-9:30pm

Church Wish List – We seek donations to replace the office manager’s computer ($1,735).The computer was long overdo for an upgrade. Please list in check memo computer. Your support is always appreciated.

Food PantryEvery Sunday is Food Pantry Sunday!  Bring non-perishables and paper products any time.  Boxes are located outside the parlor and outside the office. The food pantry needs canned pineapple, children’s cereal, birthday bags (cake mix, frosting, birthday candles, party favors in a birthday bag) and medium and small boxes for packing the items.  Contact Bob True for info.

Kenneth Butler Soup Kitchen – Attention Amazon Shoppers! Please be sure to go to smile.amazon.com and choose Kenneth Butler Soup Kitchen to be your charity. Amazon will .5% of your eligible purchases to us! Easy, peasy, painless!

The Landing – Be Jesus’ hands and feet in the world— please sign up to prepare or serve dinner at The Landing on the second Wednesday of the month. It’s your chance to serve those less fortunate and in so doing, serve our Lord. Shifts are from 3-5:30 pm and 5:30-7 pm. Help others to “recover from hurts, habits and hang ups. The signup sheets are at the back of the sanctuary. For more information, please contact Kathy Locke, Bob True or Sue True.

LOVE INC Clearinghouse Help – Love INC is asking for volunteers from the church’s congregation. We need 5 volunteers to answer the phone and listen to the individual stories of the callers to our Clearinghouse. This role is a specific calling so please pray and ask the Lord if HE is calling you to serve Him through Love in the name of Christ in this way. Help is needed Monday-Friday, 9:00-1:00 p.m. If you can spare 1 day a week or 1 day every other week we can use you! However God calls you to serve is much appreciated! For more details, please call Michelle at 317-468-6300.

Items Needed at Hope House  – The Hope House homeless shelter is in need of the following items:

  • industrial mop heads
  • paper towels
  • 39 Gal. Trash bags
  • Tall Kitchen trash bags

These items can be taken directly to the Hope House located at 35 E. Pierson Street, Greenfield, IN 46140.

Meals on Wheels Opportunity – Bradley UMC delivers Meals on Wheels in Greenfield on Thursdays and is looking for a few more volunteers. Meals are picked up at Hancock Health and volunteers donate approximately an hour and a half once a month delivering meals and spending a few minutes visiting with clients. If you can support this opportunity please see Kathy McCorkle, or sign up in the library.

School Supply Drive – Community Night Out – Bradley UMC is a member of the Hancock Health and Healthy365’s Congregational Network. Healthy365 is partnering with the Sheriff’s Department, Greenfield Po-lice Department and other first responders to coordinate Hancock County Community Night Out. They will have food, vendors, and many activities for the community. The event happens right before the kids go back to school, so they are coordinating a school supply drive. They have requested Bradley’s assistance in gathering colored pencils (8-count are fine). The event will be on July 25 at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. The deadline to donate colored pencils is Sunday, July15. There will be a plastic tote outside the office for donations. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Locke. Thank you for your support. 

Opportunities to Connect in Faith and Grow in Grace

Jim Dandy Regular – Thursdays @ Noon – Jim Dandy restaurant will have a place set up for those who want to gather for lunch. This is a group of seniors who meet weekly for fellowship and food.

Tuesday, July 24 – Ladies Book Club –  The Ladies Book Club will meet on Tuesday, July 24, at 10:00 a.m. in the Library as usual with a different program. Instead of discussing a book, Jan Tarwater will be presenting “A Tour of John Wesley’s Life & Ministries in England.” If you missed this outstanding program in Sunday School earlier this year, you have a second chance. For this special book club, one and all are included–even men! Please join us. 

Saturday, July 28 – End of Summer Bash – This will be a great time to fellowship, fun and share a meal with each other and our pre-school family. The bash will be at the Riley Park Pavilion from 5-8pm. Dinner will be served at 6pm. Family Life and the Preschool Board will provide hot dogs, veggie hot dogs, drinks and paper service. If your last name begins with an A-L please bring a side dish and if your last name begins with an M-Z please bring a desert. The pavilion does not have any electricity so please make sure your dish will be ok in the heat. We will also have yard games for all ages to play! Come ready to play some corn hole, giant jenga, hopscotch, cards and much more! If you have any questions, contact Heather Cress.

Monday, July 30 – Beacon Bunch –  The Beacon Bunch will meet Monday July 30th at 9:15am to assemble the monthly newsletter. 

Monday, August 6 – Men’s Book Club –  Men’s book club will meet August 6 at 7 pm to discuss The Pentagon’s Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America’s Top-Secret Military Research Agency by Annie Jacobsen .

August 17, 18, 31, Sept. 1Lifetouch will be here to take photos for the new church directory. You can sign up for a time to take your family photo by clicking on the image to the left or going to this page: https://booknow-lifetouch.appointment-plus.com/ydzsvqxq/  If you have any questions or would like to help out, please contact Ashley in the church office.

Friday, August 31 – Bradley at the Ballpark
Indianapolis Indians vs Louisville Bats
Friday – August 31 – 7:15 pm – Fireworks after the game!
Adult tickets are $14 each.  Kids are free!
Reserve your seats by contacting Kathy Book.
Deadline for ordering tickets is Sunday, 8/12/18.  Tickets will be disbursed by Sunday, 8/26.
There will be no formal get together prior to the game similar to last year.