Bread Is Life

August 22, 2021 – New voices challenge Jesus and Jesus takes the discussion even deeper. The unfolding drama becomes more complex and invites us to find our own place in the human and divine encounter.

Scripture: John 6:35, 41-51

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Bread Prepares the Way

August 15, 2021 – The message this morning is the first of four sermons from John 6 exploring Jesus proclaiming “I Am the Bread of Life”. Jesus again and again beckons. The people only seek full stomachs, but Jesus offers a fuller feast. We, too, at FMC are seeking a way forward, true nourishment for our journey.

Scripture: John 6:24–35

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
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Why Are You Here?

August 8, 2021 – Monica Miller, our pastoral candidate, preaches from the intriguing passage in 1 Kings where God speaks to the prophet Elijah after Elijah had a great victory over the prophets of Baal, yet became afraid and fled before the threats of Jezebel.

Scripture: 1 Kings 19:8b-13

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
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Being Receptive to God’s Unexpected

August 1, 2021 – This sermon includes stories from the Pastoral Team Search Committee about the blessings received along their journey, how they quickly learned not to predict each other’s responses, and how they knew when they had found the right person for our congregation.

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:4-11

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
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I AM Who I Am, Take Heart and do Not be Afraid

July 25, 2021 – Today’s scripture takes us into a tumultuous time period and situation. May we find the ways the story speaks to us today in our world and time.

Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
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Never Alone

July 18, 2021 – Sarah Burkholder brings a faith story, that most precious gift. Learn more about Sarah’s journey and God’s leading along the way.

Scripture: Joshua 1:1–9; Matthew 28:19–20

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
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The God Who Sees

July 11, 2021 – Our new interim pastor Frances Ringenberg brings a story from her journey. 

Scripture: Genesis 16:1–15

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
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The P7 Features of God

July 4, 2021 – Jyoti Sarkar shares his story, giving testimony to God’s interventions, time and again.

Scripture: Ezekiel 34:11-12; Matthew 6:33

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
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Partners in the Gospel of Love

June 27, 2021 – On their last Sunday with FMC, Pastors Bob and Mag reflect on the past year and half they have shared with us.

Scripture: Philippians 1:2–11

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
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Do Not Fear, O Soil

June 20, 2021 – As we continue our series on Health in the Garden, Karla Stoltzfus Detweiler, executive directory of Hungry World Farm in Tiskilwa, Illinois, speaks about Soil and the Land.

Scripture: Joel 1:10-12; Joel 2:12-13, 21-26a

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Sermons from First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
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