Sunday, May 9, 2021


Prayer Walk and Prayer In The Parking Lot

Prayer Warriors, Music Ministry, Emerge, Women’s Ministry, Men’s Ministry, Missionary’s, Food Pantry, and all who want to worship our God, come join Union District and Mt. Carmel Church in united prayer and worship in the Community Prayer Walk and In the Parking Lot on Friday, May 7th at 6:30 pm.  Bring your lawn chairs, water, or wear your walking shoes and participate in the Community Prayer Walk, or Join Us In The Parking Lot.  You choose!   Orientation and planning will be Friday, April 30th at 6:30 in the gym. 


What You May Not Know? 

Did you know that if you can’t register for Sunday service, or if you forget to register for Sunday service, we will be happy to take your name at the door? Or, if you forget your mask, we have one for you at the door, or if you would rather have a shield and gloves, we can provide them for you at the door.  Just come on in the house, because we can take care of you at the door. And as always you can “Let Us Know You’re Coming” by going to and click “Register for Sunday Services” or go to “Join MC” and click” or click “Read More” on the scrolling banner to register.  Or call us at 317-890-2740 M-T, 9 am-5 pm and Friday 9 am-12N.


E3 Economics Credit Union

Mount Carmel Church is working to form a credit union that will serve its members, the Far Eastside, and the surrounding Lawrence Township community. We would appreciate your help in determining possible membership needs and the best services to offer. We humbly ask that you complete the following survey and submit it within seven (7) days of the date of this email. The survey is brief and should take no more than five (5) minutes of your time. Thank you so much for your help!


Fathers Farm

It’s that time of year, and we are excited to be able to plant our Community Garden this year and plan for our community Farmers Markets.  We will be meeting Thursday, May 13th @ 6:pm via Teams to make plans, please join us.  See the meeting information below.

Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app

Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) 317-969-8063, Conference ID: 588 919 295#


Sunday Service Volunteers

We still need volunteers!  If you would like to help: Media – Assist with recording and sound preparation, Usher – Ushering Members to seat, Greeter – Member count, temperature check, hand sanitizing, and Parking Lot – Assisting members at the door and in the parking lot.  Go to “Connect |Serve| Grow” under the “About” tab on our website to sign-up to volunteer.  And because you are volunteering to work this Sunday, you will not need to register for that Sunday service (you must register for the Sunday service date and time that you are not volunteering for).  To make sure we know each of our roles please be at the church at 7:45 if you are volunteering for an 8:30 service or 10:45 if you are volunteering for an 11:30 service.  Please use the main entrance.


Mt. Carmel Youth

Greetings Parents, we will be having an end-of-the-year celebration with the MOUNT CARMEL YOUTH. It has been a long year and it’s time for us to celebrate. It is IMPERATIVE that you RSVP for the event Because of Covid-19 restrictions, we can only extend the invitation to the Mount Carmel Youth. Please click the link to RSVP for your child if they will be in attendance. If you have any questions, you can contact Angela Wallace via email at


Restock The Pantry

The Food Pantry is having a food drive during the month of May and June, so don’t forget to bring your nonperishable food items to restock the pantry.  Remember ministry members, and those who would like to be part of this ministry, we will be meeting on Wednesday, May 12th, at 2:00 pm at the church to prepare for our reopening. Please plan to attend.


Mt. Carmel Book Store Sale

Click here to visit the online bookstore sale

The bookstore has Carmel Gear T-Shirts on sale. $7 for all adult sizes and $5 for youth. Sizes and quantities are limited.


Mt. Carmel Community Academy Enrolling!

The Mt. Carmel Community Academy is accepting new students, ages 6 weeks to pre-K 5-year-olds. Before and aftercare is available for 5 yrs to 12 yrs olds.  CCDF is accepted and we are an “On My Way to Pre-K” provider.

The Academy is open Monday-Friday, 7:30a-5:30p. Please contact Tierra Hill at 317-890-2743 ex.34 or at, for questions or more information. You may also visit our website at


Mt. Carmel Job Board!

If you’re looking for a job be sure to check out the Mt. Carmel Job Board to view new job postings. Go to the Mt. Carmel website at under “Community Initiatives”.


New Members Orientation        

If you are new to Mt. Carmel or have never attended new members orientation, please plan to join our New member’s orientation class, “Building Our Faith”. This course is designed to assist new members and new believers in growing spiritually. This virtual course will help with nurturing spiritual growth. The class will begin on April 11th, Go to “Connect |Serve| Grow” under the “About” tab on our website to sign-up.


MCC Study Group (Sunday School)

In order to allow for cleaning between service and to allow travel time, MCC Study Group will start at a new time,   MCC Study Groups time will be 10 am to 11 am beginning Sunday, April 4th. Please email or call the church at 317-890-2740 ext. 12 if you have questions.


IU Health/Mt. Carmel Care Touch

Mt. Carmel is partnering with IU Health to engage those who are experiencing social isolation.  The Care Touch program comes alongside to help IU Health patients and Mt. Carmel members to listen to their concerns, gain access to community resources, networks, and navigate systems.  Training is provided by IU Health and will be conducting another training in the coming weeks. Please contact the church at 317-890-2740 ext. 12 or email Rev. Bartlett at to be a part of this great venture.


Mt. Carmel Dancercise has changed its day and time!

Do you like to line dance?  Come join us every Tuesday from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm via Teams. Get – up and move a little.  Click the link below, then click “Join Microsoft Teams Meeting” to join virtually.

Join on your computer or mobile app  Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Or call in (audio only) 317-969-8063, Conference ID: 493 429 742#


Birthday and Wedding Anniversary Shout Outs!

If you celebrated a birthday or a wedding anniversary this week and would like to have your name shouted out during Sunday service, click here to submit your name and birthday or names and anniversary. ***All birthday and anniversary Shout Outs must be submitted by Wednesday of the week of your date.***

#happybirthdaytoyah  #it’syouranniversary


Lilly Endowment Grant

Lilly Endowment has awarded a total of $17.2 million in grants to 38 organizations working to mitigate the adverse human and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Marion County. This brings the total support provided by Lilly Endowment for COVID-related needs since the pandemic began to nearly $208 million.

Because of Lilly Endowments’ generous donation to the Mt. Carmel Church, we are excited to announce the availability of funds to support the community through our Benevolence Program.  We can provide assistance to those needing help with housing assistance, utilities, and other survival needs.  To apply for this support please visit our website, Resources – Mt. Carmel Church (, to access the application form, and other resources.


The Mt. Carmel Wellness groups!

The Mt. Carmel Wellness groups are back! The pandemic has affected many of us in a variety of ways, straining our mental, physical, and emotional health. Mt. Carmel is providing support to manage the additional stresses during this time, by offering weekly wellness support groups, through video and audio conferencing.

If you’re interested in joining a weekly discussion group, click here to register, or call the church at 317-890-2740.


Visit the Mt. Carmel “Prayer Wall”! 

Be sure to go to the Prayer Wall For Condolences and Prayer Request, click the link below to take you there.

For Condolences and Prayer Request