Join us for More with Meridian

Come learn more about Meridian Street UMC, what it means to be United Methodist, and the many ways you can plug into the ministry and service opportunities here. While this class is for those considering membership at Meridian Street, it’s also for anyone wanting to learn more about our church and get more plugged in — whether you’re new to the church or you’ve been here for 50 years.

Each week, we will share some coffee and donuts as we discuss what it means to be connected in and with our church. 

September 11 — Prayers
introductions, sharing our stories, praying as a church, our Wesleyan understanding of grace

September 18 — Presence
worship, sacraments of communion and baptism, discipleship for all ages, our Wesleyan understanding of scripture

September 25 — Gifts
sharing our talents and skills, sharing our gifts and resources, connectional giving as United Methodists

October 2 — Service
our Wesleyan understanding of social holiness, local and global Meridian Street ministries, and Serve Indy!

October 9 — Witness
connectionalism and global witness, our Methodist history, neighborhood ministry at Meridian Street UMC

What to expect:

  • Five consecutive Sundays (starting September 11) from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Childcare and children’s/youth Sunday School are available during this time.
  • Our time together is a conversation, not a lecture. Ask questions, share your stories, listen to each other, and contribute to the conversation.
  • Pastor Rachel and Pastor Mary are facilitating this class, but other people will also join to share about ministries in the church.


If you are not yet a member of Meridian Street United Methodist Church, know this: membership is an invitation, not an expectation of the class. If you’re interested in joining afterward, we have scheduled a “Reception of New Members” in the worship service on Sunday, October 16.

RSVP’s are not required but are helpful for planning. Please call the church office at 317-253-3237, email at , or you can talk with Pastor Rachel or Pastor Mary.