A course on Christianity & evolution

One of our community members, Jim Stump, will be leading us through a learning series exploring the credibility of Christianity in an age when evolution is the primary theory accepted for explaining the diversity of life we see on Earth. Jim will be holding these sessions on three consecutive Thursdays: Sept. 20, Sept. 27, and Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. During the sessions, we’ll tackle the …

This week: A conversation with Jonathan Merritt!

We’re excited to welcome Jonathan Merritt to speak in our gatherings this Sunday and Tuesday, Sept. 2 & 4. Jonathan is a writer who currently serves as a contributing writer for The Atlantic, has authored several books including his latest, “Learning to Speak God from Scratch,” and was named one of “30 young influencers reshaping Christian leadership“ by Outreach Magazine. …

We’re looking for another teammate!

We’re hiring! South Bend City Church is looking for the right person to join our team as an executive pastor. The right person for the role will have huge talents in the areas of operational leadership, staff oversight, ministry development, and strategic planning. They’ll use those skills to help us implement our vision and grow into our calling: a community …

Gathering liturgy

Next week, on May 6 & 8, we will hear from author and speaker Sarah Bessey in each of our weekly gatherings. Sarah candidly shares her wrestlings with core issues — such as who Jesus is, what place the Church has in our lives, how to disagree yet remain within a community, and how to love the Bible for what it is …

Meet our newest team member, Stacey Borst!

Next week, on May 6 & 8, we will hear from author and speaker Sarah Bessey in each of our weekly gatherings. Sarah candidly shares her wrestlings with core issues — such as who Jesus is, what place the Church has in our lives, how to disagree yet remain within a community, and how to love the Bible for what it is …

Welcome, Sarah Bessey!

Next week, on May 6 & 8, we will hear from author and speaker Sarah Bessey in each of our weekly gatherings. Sarah candidly shares her wrestlings with core issues — such as who Jesus is, what place the Church has in our lives, how to disagree yet remain within a community, and how to love the Bible for what it is …

Two special events in May!

On Thursday night, May 17, we’re heading back to The Brick for our first ever Doc Social! We’ve been talking in our gatherings about the image of God, so we’ll watch a collection of short documentary films that we’ve curated to provoke further reflection on what it looks like when the image of God is expressed in humanity, and what it looks like …

Good Friday & Easter gathering info

We hope you’ll join us this Friday for our first ever Good Friday gathering! We’ll have a short 30-minute service, including one final time at the communion table before Easter, beginning at noon on Friday, March 30. We will have childcare for infants & toddlers as well as preschool children. Children in Kindergarten and older will join us in the adult …

Join us for a special Easter gathering!

On Easter Sunday, April 1, we’re celebrating our one-year anniversary of Sunday gatherings, and we hope you’ll join us! Take a look at the video here to see some of our journey thus far on our way to becoming a community of grace and peace. We are so grateful for where we’ve been and where we believe God is taking us, together. Don’t …

We’re growing (again)! New gathering times beginning Easter Sunday

You’ve often heard us say that SBCC is a place for people who don’t have a spiritual home, and apparently the word has gotten out! After six months of growing to capacity in some of our children’s space and our adult space, we are adding another Sunday gathering! Four gatherings means we will have the privilege of making space for people …