SBCC’s top 3 podcasts of 2020

Our year in podcasts We’re taking a teaching break, and we thought you might want to look back at some of our most downloaded podcasts of 2020 this week. We hope that you’ve found some rest in this holiday break as well and, even in this unique year we’ve had, that you can look back and recall some meaningful learnings and experiences. This year’s …

Christmas Eve available on demand now!

“A South Bend Christmas Eve” Our Christmas Eve film is here! We hope you’ll enjoy watching this film wherever you find yourself on Christmas Eve, accompanied by your SBCC Christmas Eve at-home kit (or with your own candles and hot cocoa). Click any of the links below to view “A South Bend Christmas Eve:” Vimeo YouTube SBCC website This film was produced by …

Last chance for Advent prayer & reflection

Christmas 2020 – Giving toward city initiatives We’re currently 1/3 of the way to our $75,000 Christmas offering goal for 2020! Here’s a closer look at what your donations will fund in 2021 toward the grace and peace of our city: Foster care and adoption are not only incredibly meaningful ways to extend the grace and peace we receive to …

Christmas giving 2020 & Christmas Eve kits

  Christmas 2020 – Giving toward global initiatives Our Christmas 2020 Fund giving goal of $75,000 will help us direct financial support toward these three categories: church community, city, and world. Collectively, you have donated more than $24,000 so far!  Our global initiatives this year include financial support toward helping build a network of like-minded churches across the nation and around the …

Christmas giving 2020: Church community

Christmas 2020 – Giving toward our church community Last week, we told you about our Christmas 2020 Fund giving goal of $75,000 toward three categories: church community, city, and world. We’ve already raised more than $20,000 toward this goal!  This week, we had some conversations on Instagram and Facebook that provided some more details about where your financial contributions will benefit our church …

Coming soon: Christmas Eve at home

Pre-order your Christmas Eve at-home kit This year, we’re producing a special Christmas Eve film that we’ll release for on-demand at-home viewing. To accompany this film, we’re also putting together a Christmas Eve kit (one per household) that we hope will bring a little bit of what you might experience in person at an SBCC Christmas Eve gathering right into …

Christmas 2020 giving

Christmas 2020 giving Each year, we celebrate the generosity of God at Christmas with a special offering. We contribute above and beyond our regular giving to address needs and pursue opportunities that align with our identity as a community of grace and peace for our city and the world. We’re excited to share in this work together to continue to resource …

Sneak peek: Advent at 112

Advent at Studebaker 112 Watch this special message from our lead pastor Jason Miller on what you can expect during our COVID-friendly advent prayer & reflection experience in Studebaker 112. If you’ve pre-ordered your copy of “Honest Advent” by Scott Erickson, you will be able to pick up a book during the times listed below. ADVENT PRAYER & REFLECTIONWHAT: An advent experience for adults …

Pre-order your “Honest Advent” book before Nov. 25!

“Honest Advent”: Pre-order now through Nov. 25 Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and advent will be here in less than two weeks! Don’t forget to pre-order your copy of Scott Erickson’s “Honest Advent” so you can join with us in a special, socially distant advent experience in Studebaker 112. Books will be available for pick-up during our advent prayer and reflection open …

Coming soon: Advent at 112

Pre-order your copy of “Honest Advent” This advent season, we’ll be walking through our friend Scott Erickson’s book, “Honest Advent,” together. In order to help you follow along in this journey, we’d like to encourage you to pre-order ($12.50 donation suggested) a copy that will be available to pick up at Studebaker 112, or consider ordering from a local independent bookstore (search …