Tell us what you think!

We’d love to hear from you!  We’ve been through a lot in the past year! We’ve had ten months of suspended in-person gatherings in Studebaker 112, lots of virtual connections via social media and Zoom, and other ways we’ve tried to stay connected like neighborhood events, a tailgate, and open house hours. We have and will continue to try new ways to connect, learn, and be …

An update on how we’re navigating community during COVID-19

Winter 2021 update We want to continue to keep you updated on how we’re navigating COVID-19 as a community. Take a look at this message from our lead pastor, Jason Miller, on where we are and what to expect for the next few months! We miss you all and hope that we can soon gather in person as a community. As always, we will continue …

NEW: Virtual OPEN table starting soon!

Virtual Open table: Jump in once or weekly! We know connection with one another is more important now than ever, which is why we are offering a virtual open table every Thursday at 7 p.m. You can join us every week or jump in one time only if you are looking to connect with others from our community – no commitment …

Gospels for Epiphany: A new teaching series

Epiphany: The surprise of finding God in Jesus We’re starting the new year by observing the season of Epiphany. It’s about discovering the divine life of Jesus (and because of that discovery, finding God in our neighbors, our enemies, and ourselves). In addition to our weekly teachings, we’ll also be reading the four New Testament stories of Jesus — the …

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 …