We’re glad you’re here!!
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.
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
Saturday, April 14 – Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen – 7th Annual “Leap of Faith” Dinner/Auction – Doors open at 5PM, Dinner is at 6PM. Live auction follows dinner. Location – Park Chapel Christian Church. Tickets are $40/person. Reserved tables are available upon request. Contact KBMSK – (317) 462-9900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
40 Cans for Lent – 40 Cans for Lent will be in operation again this year. This is in direct support for the food pantry. Non-perishable food items and hygiene items will be collected from now until Palm Sunday. Shelving will be be provided at the Main and Penn St. entrances. For more information contact Bob True.
2nd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 31 -We are collecting plastic Easter eggs, candy and non-candy items. There will be boxes outside the sanctuary and church office. We have a great start but we know we will need a lot more! If you have any questions please contact Heather Cress.
Food Pantry – Every 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.
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.
Starting Sunday February 18 – What Makes a Hero? A Sunday Morning Lenten Study – Grow in your faith by joining the study, “What Makes a Hero? The Death Defying Ministry of Jesus”. Author Matt Rawle looks at pop culture heroes to show how Jesus turned the concept of hero on its head. This DVD-based study runs Feb 18-Mar 25 in Room 204. Questions, contact John Vahle.
Saturday March 24 and April 21 – New Member Class – Pastor Dave will be holding New Member classes on both Sat., Mar. 24th and Sat., Apr. 21st, 9am – Noon in Rm #202. If you have already signed up for one of these dates, you will be contacted with more information. If you haven’t signed up and want to attend sign-up cards are in the bulletin. This class is open to existing members as well.
Tuesday, March 27 – Ladies Book Club – The ladies book club meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month. The Current book is “Come Rain or Come Shine”. The next book club meeting will be Tuesday March 27th at 10:00am. ALL ARE WELCOME!
Sunday, April 8, 2018 – Bradley Church Auction and Dessert Social – BUMC will host the first annual church auction and dessert social on Sunday April 8th at 12:30pm at the 4H fairgrounds. All proceeds go to the Bradley Youth Recreation Room. Auction item ideas are antiques, collectibles, gently used items, tools, jewelry, toys, coins, gift cards, services, baked goods and handmade items such as paintings, crafts, quilts, woodworking, etc. All items are tax deductible. Please submit your items early so we can better plan our auction. Please contact Jerry Rogers for questions
We are asking all our Bradley Bakers to contribute desserts that we can sell to the auction crowd. Pies, cakes, cupcakes, brownies, and cookies are all needed. Please use the card in the bulletin to sign up. All baked goods need to be delivered to the BUMC kitchen by 9 am Saturday, April 7, so we can prepare them for sale on Sunday. If you have questions, please contact Sue True.
Click here to view a list of items that have been donated so far. Many thanks to the following who have already donated items for the auction:
Keith and Dee Davis
Dave and Lynn Caudill
Bill and Lee Wrchota
Bob and Kathy McCorkle
Bob and Sue True
Gary and Kathy Locke
David and Kathy Medved
Dave and Jean Willis
Connie and Mike Reder
Dennis and Evie Chapman
Jerry and Julie Rogers
Sunday May 6 – Faith Promise – Faith Promise Sunday will be May 6th for Bradley. During the worship services we will focus on the many missions of our church and you will be given the opportunity to make a Faith Promise commitment toward mission outreach. Our Faith Promise program depends upon your faith based giving that is over and above your financial commitment to the church budget. May 6th, the Faith Promise team will have a new list of missions and organizations that align with the mission and vision of Bradley – to Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. We pray that you will be informed, inspired and challenged to serve in love on Faith Promise Sunday.