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August 27, 2021

Sunday Worship Service

Berkey now offers in-person outdoor worship services on Sundays beginning at 9:30 a.m. The services are also livestreamed via Zoom. Visitors are welcome to join us in-person or through the livestream; contact the office by Friday noon to receive the link. (Berkey plans to resume meeting indoors for worship services beginning on October 17, 2021. See note […]

August 27, 2021

Fall Elective Class: Defund the Police? An Abolition Curriculum

“For centuries, Black and Indigenous people have called for the end of violence enacted on their bodies and communities by police. This curriculum is our response and invitation that we allow the Spirit to awaken our imagination to build a world where we can all be safe(r) and flourish without threats of violence.” -Introduction to […]

August 27, 2021

Berkey’s Plan for COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Given that infection and hospitalization rates in Elkhart County reflect a downward trend, that vaccines will soon be available for children, and that boosters are increasingly available for at-risk groups, Berkey’s building will be open for indoor worship services beginning on October 17. Please see Berkey’s plan for COVID-19 safety precautions which reflects this and other revisions.

August 27, 2021

Rain Policy

If we need to cancel our in-person Sunday morning services, an email will be sent no later than 8:00 on Sunday morning. In that case, those with leadership roles in the service will transition to the sanctuary, and the service will be streamed for all others via Zoom.

August 27, 2021

Becoming a Berkey Member

If you are considering becoming a member of Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship, please contact Mark Schloneger.

August 27, 2021

Mailboxes

Mailboxes have been shuffled. They now mirror the order found in the congregational directory. If you need help finding your mailbox, ask Austin Hooley. To request a mailbox or for other questions, please contact the church office. 

August 27, 2021

Congregational Meeting

Berkey’s next congregational meeting is scheduled for NoveOn Sunday October 31, we’re going to have a congregational meeting from 3:30-5:30 p.m. to talk about who we are as a congregation and where we want to go. Building on work begun this fall by the Spiritual Leadership Team, the aim is to discern whether we have […]

August 27, 2021

Directory Updates

Please take a look at your directory profile today. Do you have a new haircut? New glasses? Are the young children in your photo now grown up? Send photos and other updates to the office by email or through settings in the Instant Church Directory app. Have a young adult? It is our practice to leave children […]

August 27, 2021

Berkey’s Library

View our list of books, alphabetized by title. 

August 27, 2021

Submissions to The Owl

Do you have an announcement for the Newsletter? Submit your announcement to the office by noon on Thursday. Announcements received after the deadline will be printed the following week. Announcements run between 1-3 weeks.

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