Calendar of Events

CELEBRATING MERIDIAN STREET

September 2020–October 2021

 

Sunday, September 20, 2020

CELEBRATION KICK-OFF AND GROUNDBREAKING

We’ll kick off our 200th anniversary year of events with the groundbreaking of Celebration Terrace on the front lawn of the church

 

Thursday, December 3, 2020

BOOK LAUNCH 

In conjunction with the Indiana Historical Society and their annual Holiday Author Fair, the authors of Great is Thy Faithfulness – A Bicentennial History of Meridian Street Methodist Church, provided details of writing the book via a virtual book launch held via Zoom.

 

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 (Held virtually, via Zoom)

SENIOR DESSERT

A special event for our senior members to celebrate Christmas, including a presentation from Butler University Professor Jason Lantzer.

 

Sunday, January 10, 2021

CHILI COOK-BOOK

The pandemic forced a change to this event from an in person cook-off, to a cookbook filled with delicious chili recipes and pictures and important information about the missions committee. The cook book is still available with a suggested donation of $5 to support the work of the missions committee

 

Monday, January 11, 2021

ANDREA NEAL'S READING CIRCLE

Beginning this evening and continuing on the second Monday of each month through June, Andrea Neal, co-author of the new history of Meridian Street, takes a deeper look and leads a discussion of the source material. Email if you are interested in joining - it isn't too late!

 

Sunday, February 14, 2021 (Delayed until a later date)

WEDDING DISPLAY WITH WEDDING CELEBRATION

Celebrate the many marriages that began at Meridian Street with a display of wedding pictures and mementos – complete with wedding cake. In order for the display to be on view for everyone to see, we have decided to delay this event until a later date.

 

Sunday, March 14, 2021

CELEBRATION SUNDAY

Our guest preacher this day will be Rev. Anne Rosebrock who served as senior pastor at Meridian Street from 2007-2016

 

Sunday, April 11, 2021

CELEBRATION SUNDAY

Our guest preacher on this Sunday will be Rev. Dr. John B. Wantz who served as senior pastor from 1998 - 2007

 

Sunday, April 18, 2021 (delayed until 2022)

TEA AND STYLE SHOW

Join us for a Traditional High Tea and enjoy a style show, “Sunday Best: Church Fashions Through the Years” supporting the Domestic Violence Network of Central Indiana. So that we can see the details of the fashions and fully enjoy the event, we have decided to postpone the Tea and Style Show until 2022.

 

Sunday, May 9, 2021

CELEBRATION SUNDAY

 

Date TBD - Stay Tuned for more details!

FAMILY SCAVENGER HUNT

Families can work together to discover mementos and other artifacts from our church’s history that can be found throughout the church building and in the city

 

Sunday, June 27, 2021

ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND PLAYGROUND DEDICATION

An afternoon to remember a good friend and enjoy each other's company - with Ice Cream!

 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

MERIDIAN STREET HISTORICAL BUS TOUR

Tour the history of Meridian Street with a half day bus tour of former Meridian Street locations including a visit to Roberts Park United Methodist Church, lunch included

 

Sunday, August 15, 2021

CAMP OTTO FAMILY PICNIC

Come for a day of family fun and memories old and new at our former camp located in western Indiana

 

Sunday, September 12, 2021

FALL KICK-OFF AND TERRACE DEDICATION

Be with us as at the culmination of our anniversary year as we kick-off fall activities, bless Celebration Terrace and dedicate it to future congregations

 

Thursday, October 21, 2021

CELEBRATION GALA AT MERIDIAN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Meridian Street with your church family and distinguished guests