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ARCHIVE: News & Events

Back to School Pool Party - ARCHIVED

It's back to school time for our Garden children and youth -- affectionately known as Seedlings and Sprouts! What better ...
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Father’s Day: The Garden at The District Tap - ARCHIVED

Father's Day at The District Tap LIVE and IN-PERSON(and still streaming online) The District Tap (Northside)3720 E 82nd StIndianapolis, IN ...
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The Garden Gives: Buckner’s Place - ARCHIVED

Recently, Laurie Buckner, the founder of Buckner's Place, was honored with The Garden's with "Big Give" to support her ministry! Buckner's ...
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Mother’s Day: The Garden at The District Tap - ARCHIVED

RESERVATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED If you have not yet made a reservation for Mother's Day at The District Tap, please ...
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A Note from Pastor Carolyn about the FedEx Mass Shooting… - ARCHIVED

Dear Friends, In the Sikh tradition, salvation is obtained by loving your neighbor and God. Guru Arjun Dev Ji said ...
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SAVE THE DATE: Mother’s Day at The District Tap - ARCHIVED

The Garden is meeting in person for Mother's Day. (We will also stream this live service online.) The Garden's Mother's Day ...
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Bread for the World: Annual Offering of Letters - ARCHIVED

The Garden once again has the opportunity to participate with 30 other Indiana congregations for the annual Offering of Letters ...
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Golden Rule Series: Faith Leader Directory - ARCHIVED

During our series, The Universal Golden Rule, we met various faith leaders passionate about exploring and bringing together people of ...
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Good Friday Service at Noon - ARCHIVED

The Garden will stream our Good Friday service online at Noon on April 2. The service will be available on ...
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Easter Service: The Garden at The District Tap - ARCHIVED

We're coming together for Easter! LIVE and IN-PERSON(and still streaming online) The District Tap (Northside)3720 E 82nd StIndianapolis, IN 46240317.288.8251Frequently ...
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Peanut Butter Drive for Crooked Creek - ARCHIVED

The Crooked Creek food pantry is in need of peanut butter. So on Sunday, March 7 at 11 AM, The ...
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Drive Through Communion & Farewell - ARCHIVED

Please make time for this very special day! Join us for the last Holy Communion at Beef & Boards Dinner ...
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The Garden Welcomes Rev. Dr. William Kincaid - ARCHIVED

This Sunday, January 31, The Garden welcomes a special guest, Rev. Dr. William Kincaid. Rev. Dr. Kincaid comes to us ...
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Growing through Conversations - ARCHIVED

The Garden's Growing through Conversation is a series of life-giving conversations for that space between a rock and a hard ...
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A Message and Invitation from Pastor Carolyn: It’s Time for a New Beginning - ARCHIVED

This week, the President held a "Save America" rally in Washington DC where he gathered a group of supporters to ...
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Book Study: Be the Bridge - ARCHIVED

Earlier this year, The Garden got a little "comfortable with being uncomfortable" as we explored the topic of racial equity ...
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Behavioral Health Resources - ARCHIVED

(Indianapolis & Surrounding areas) Mental Health of America of Indiana 1431 N. Delaware Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 (317) 638-3501 National ...
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Little Give: Beef & Boards Employee Assistance Fund - ARCHIVED

Please join The Garden Community Church as we support the Employee Assistance Fund for Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre in ...
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Soup’s On: Christmas Sack Lunch - ARCHIVED

It’s time once again for The Garden to serve at Soup’s On at Roberts Park UMC on December 27. Due to ...
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We’re Still Standing (What About You?) - ARCHIVED

Currently, we're in the midst of a series called, "We're Still Standing" -- celebrating the core values that have helped ...
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Pledge 2021 - ARCHIVED

We’re Still Standing – Yeah Yeah Yeah! October begins a new series celebrating the how and why The Garden is still standing through the ...
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45 Baskets of Blessings - ARCHIVED

The Garden's Little Give for December will benefit Fletcher Place Community Center. Together, we'll provide a blessing to families in ...
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Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable: Community Assessment Report - ARCHIVED

The Garden stepped further into our core value of inclusion in the summer of 2020 with a focus on race ...
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Clergy Chat - ARCHIVED

Do you have questions or comments about The Garden? Would you like to have some time to connect with Pastor ...
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Fundraiser: Crew Car Wash - ARCHIVED

Looking to keep your car cleaned this fall and winter. Looking for a great Christmas stocking stuffers or any kind ...
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Get Involved: Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home - ARCHIVED

Our the mission is to enrich the quality of life for children and families through Christian values.  Our vision is ...
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Book Study: Haven’t You Suffered Enough? - ARCHIVED

Suffering from stress -- not feeling well emotionally or physically, or not functioning at your optimal level as a result ...
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Get Involved: Crooked Creek Food Pantry - ARCHIVED

Crooked Creek Food Pantry (CCFP) began serving hungry families and persons in Pike Township and western Washington Township in Marion  ...
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Oct 4: Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable: Stepping Out - ARCHIVED

Last week we worked to begin to grasp an understanding of how racism has and is malformed us. We were ...
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Guest Speaker: Dr.Carver McGriff - ARCHIVED

Join The Garden om Sunday, May 24th for our special guest speaker Dr. Carver McGriff.  McGriff was born in Indianapolis, graduated ...
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Garden’s Garden - ARCHIVED

The Garden's Garden is the spring through fall Garden outreach, and we'd love to gather more folks onto the team ...
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Living The Questions - ARCHIVED

Starting Sun, Apr 19 | Meetings: 10:30a - 11:30a | Wednesday : 7p - 8p | Zoom Video Conference  This ...
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DVD’s for Sale - ARCHIVED

The Garden has DVD’s for sale!  Over the years, we have collected 600+ movies, but no longer have a need ...
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Movie Night – Green Book - ARCHIVED

Join your Garden friends for Movie Night! It's time to stop hibernating -- so - join your Garden pals on Saturday, February 29, at 6:30p for movie night ...
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Feb 16: Richard Propes - ARCHIVED

On February 16th, The Garden welcomes Richard Propes as our guest speaker. Richard is a nationally recognized child advocate and ...
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Feb 9: Bryce Nelson - ARCHIVED

On February 9th, The Garden welcomes Bryce Nelson in concert. In 2017, Gardener Mary Friend learned about Bryce’s talents and ...
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“Inspired” Lenten Book Study - ARCHIVED

Sun, Mar 1 - Wed, April 1 | Sunday Full Group Meetings: 10:30-12:00p Sundays virtually via a Zoom Conference Wednesday ...
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Special Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. Kent Millard - ARCHIVED

Rev. Dr. Kent Millard is a Gratitude Coach for thousands of congregations in the Midwest and former senior pastor of ...
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Sept 29: Coffee with Carolyn - ARCHIVED

The Garden is an atypical church, unlike the churches most of us have attended. We explore, celebrate and serve. If ...
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Garden Garage Sale - ARCHIVED

Benefit the Garden by grabbing great bargains! It's the cycle - donate, shop, repeat. Check out what Gardeners have donated ...
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We’re Hiring - ARCHIVED

Are you a detail-oriented person who has a heart to serve others or do you know someone who is? Then ...
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A Fair Shot for All Children - ARCHIVED

Did you know that Indiana ranks 42nd in infant mortality and 1 in 6 Hoosier children are food insecure? Join ...
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Love Does Book Study - ARCHIVED

4 Wednesdays: Aug 7-28 | 7-9p  Join us for a four-week study of Bob Goff’s best selling phenomenon Love Does ...
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Support Pike Red Zone Food Pantry - ARCHIVED

The Garden Gives quarter 3 recipient is the Pike Red Zone Food Pantry. They have been selected to receive the ...
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Chamber Singers Concert-Jun 11 - ARCHIVED

Tues, Jun 11 | Starts at 7p | Roberts Park UMC (401 N Delaware St) near Mass Ave, Alabama, Vermont ...
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United Methodists Rally for the Church’s Future - ARCHIVED

Sun, May 19 | 5-6:30p| Noblesville First UMC (2051 Monument St) The Room for All Coalition is sponsoring a rally ...
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Volunteer Call for Indy Pride Booth - ARCHIVED

Sat Jun 8 l 11a-9p l Military Park (601 W New York St - corner of West St & New ...
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Get Involved: Project Transformation - ARCHIVED

Project Transformation Indiana. This local non-profit's mission is to engage young adults in purposeful leadership and ministry, support children in ...
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Holy Week Services – Apr 5-12 - ARCHIVED

Join The Garden for a special series of Holy Week services: Palm Sunday: April 5 at 9:15a Facebook or YouTube ...
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The Breakfast Club – March 19 - ARCHIVED

Thurs, Mar 19 | 8:30-10a | Cracker Barrel (9340 Michigan Rd) Please join fellow Gardeners as we sit down with ...
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Messy Church-Apr 5 - ARCHIVED

Sun, Apr 5 l During service l Beef & Boards Lobby We invite your children to join us for Messy ...
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Brunch Bunch-Mar 8 - ARCHIVED

Sun, Mar 8 | 10:15a-noon   This is an excellent opportunity to get to know your fellow Gardeners. Come join in ...
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Book Study: Everybody Always - ARCHIVED

Wednesday Evenings Mar 13-Apr 17| 7-8:30p| Carolyn's Home What happens when we give away love like we’re made of it? In ...
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Movie Night-IN PLAIN SIGHT: STORIES OF HOPE AND FREEDOM - ARCHIVED

Ascent 121 provides long term trauma recovery services for teen survivors of sex trafficking in Indiana. Due to the trauma ...
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Prayer Journey - ARCHIVED

The Prayer Journey is a guided drive through the near east side of Indianapolis to pray for areas affected by ...
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IN PLAIN SIGHT: 31 DAY DEVOTIONAL & GROUP STUDY - ARCHIVED

IN PLAIN SIGHT: 31 DAY DEVOTIONAL & GROUP STUDY GUIDE:  We will continue with a four-week book study using the ...
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Duckpin Bowling - ARCHIVED

Fri Feb 15  l  6:30-8:30p  l  Action Duckpin Bowl (1105 Prospect St, Indianapolis, IN 46203) Enjoy the nostalgia of a ...
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Family Game Night - ARCHIVED

Fri Jan 25  l  6:30-9p  l  Broad Ripple UMC (6185 Guilford Ave, Indpls 46220) Are you looking for something fun ...
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Path to Purpose-Sept 2019 - ARCHIVED

4 Weds: Sept 4, 11, 25 & Oct 2  l  7-8:30p  l  Garden Offices (6185 Guilford Ave, Indpls 46220) Join ...
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Christmas Eve Service - ARCHIVED

CHRISTMAS EVE Tues, Dec 24 | service at 5p | Beef & Boards Join The Garden for a beautiful Christmas ...
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Blue Christmas Service - ARCHIVED

Sat, Dec 21| service at  6p | Broad Ripple UMC Though Christmas is often called “the most wonderful time of ...
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Dec 24: The Soul of Christmas: The Joy of Christmas is Light - ARCHIVED

In his book “The Soul of Christmas,” author Thomas Moore reminds us that the true power of the Christmas story ...
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Special Veterans Service: Nov 11 - ARCHIVED

Sun Nov 11 at both Garden services (8:45a and 10a) Beef and Boards Dinner Theater (9301 N Michigan Rd Indianapolis, ...
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Christmas In The City Gala - ARCHIVED

Meet me under the Clock at Ayres! Friday Nov 16, doors open at 6:30p Skyline Club (1 American Square – ...
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Trunk or Treat Service Project - ARCHIVED

Sun, Oct 28 3-5p Roberts Park UMC Join us to help with the Trunk or Treat, a festive pre-Halloween celebration at ...
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S.H.A.P.E Class: Sept 12-Oct 10 - ARCHIVED

Have you ever thought about what your God-given gift is? This book helps us discover your God specific purpose for ...
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Give a little bit… - ARCHIVED

Learn how simply shopping can help give back to The Garden. Community Rewards: link your Kroger card to The Garden and ...
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Book Study: Love’s Redeemed Daughter - ARCHIVED

Ascent 121 provides clinical recovery services for woman who have been impacted by human trafficking in Indiana. Last year we ...
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Weekly Pause - ARCHIVED

Click here to take a moment each week to pause and reflect through the blog of fellow Gardener Carol Roth ...
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Bread for the World: Letter Writing Campaign - ARCHIVED

Sundays 8:45a & 10a Service  Beef & Boards  (9301 Michigan Rd) Join us as we write letters! The Garden will be ...
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Mexican Dominoes & Tacos - ARCHIVED

 Friday, May 18 from 6:30-9p Broad Ripple UMC (6185 Guilford Ave) Feel like some fun? Join other Gardeners for fellowship ...
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Progressive Dinner – Apr 27 - ARCHIVED

Saturday April 27, starting at 5:30p Starts at Broad Ripple UMC (6185 Guilford Ave) Cost: $20/person, payable online Gather together ...
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Karl Hinkle: April 8 - ARCHIVED

Sunday April 8, 8:45a and 10a Beef and Boards Karl Hinkle was a member of the highly successful band the ...
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Philip Gulley: March 17 - ARCHIVED

Sun Mar 17  l  9:15a  l  During service at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre The Garden is excited to bring ...
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G-Men Monthly Breakfast: Oct 20 - ARCHIVED

3rd Saturday of each month, 8-11a Broad Ripple UMC (6185 Guilford Ave) Join the G-Men for their first monthly breakfast! ...
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Support Rev. David Meredith-Mar 8 & 9 - ARCHIVED

Thurs Mar 8 at Broadway UMC (609 E 29th St): 6:30p Fellowship, 7:30p Worship Fri Mar 9 at Hilton Hotel (120 W Market ...
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Serving at Soup’s On - ARCHIVED

Sun, Mar 29 | 11a - 2p | Roberts Park UMC (401 N Delaware St) ***Update*** As of right now, ...
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Bishop’s Lenten Study-Mar 7 - ARCHIVED

Four Wednesdays: March 7-28, 12-1:30p Rosedale Hills UMC (4450 S Keystone Ave) Now Is The Time: Critical Conversations - There ...
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Ash Wednesday: Feb 26 - ARCHIVED

Wed, Feb 26 | service starts at 7p | Broad Ripple UMC (6185 Guilford Ave Save the date for our ...
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Thursday Book Club: Feb Book - ARCHIVED

Thursdays in February 1-2:30p St. Luke's UMC Parlor (100 W 86th St - enter door 6, turn right and parlor ...
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New Year’s Eve Labyrinth Walk - ARCHIVED

Sun Dec 31 6-8p at St. Luke's UMC (100 W. 86th St) Take ½ hour this New Year’s Eve to ...
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Ministry Showcase: Nov 19 - ARCHIVED

In between the services, from 9:30-10a Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre The Garden has a lot of different places for ...
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