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March 27, 2020

A Note from our Everence Stewardship Advocate

For many years Everence has had a program that supports our Agape fund in helping to cover unexpected financial obligations for congregational members who need additional help. Often, though not always, these are related to medical expenses. Phil Bauman, who had been the Everence Stewardship Advocate, has recently turned this task role to John Roth. […]

March 27, 2020

Financial Contributions

How can you continue to support the congregation financially? It’s simple. The Stewardship and Finance Commission suggests that you mail your check to the church (2509 Berkey Ave., Goshen, IN 46526), where it will be counted each week. You can also give automatically from your account to the church’s account at First State Bank. Here is […]

March 27, 2020

Update from Leadership Discernment Team (LDT)

The Leadership Discernment Team has begun its work to identify and call people to serve in various church positions. Please begin thinking and praying about this process and look for volunteer and nominating forms to be sent out soon.

March 27, 2020

Letters to Each Other

One way that our church family can stay connected is by sending cards and letters to each other. It is not clear how long COVID-19 lives on paper, although current information suggests 24-72 hours. Please use caution and follow these tips: When sending mail: Wash & dry your hands thoroughly with soap & water before […]

March 27, 2020

Berkey’s Community Garden

Plans are to have another community garden at the church.  Plot sizes are 12’x25′.  Water is available in the garden. Garden plots should be ready around Mothers Day.  If you want one or more plots contact Lowell Nafziger.

March 20, 2020

Sunday In-Person Services Cancelled

This week, The Centers for Disease Control recommended that gatherings of over 50 people be canceled for the next 8 weeks. Following that guideline, Berkey’s in-person Sunday services will be canceled through May 10. Of course, if the CDC were to change its recommendations at any point, we could adjust this plan accordingly.  As we […]

March 20, 2020

A Note from Our Librarians

We are currently reviewing the library inventory and ask that if you have books or other resources checked out that you are finished with, that they be returned so we can have a complete list of holdings. Soon we will be rearranging, updating, and removing books. If there is something in the library that belongs […]

March 20, 2020

In Search of Two New Cheeseheads

Do you love the MCC Relief Sale every fall? Do you get excited about talking to people and selling hundreds of pounds of delicious cheese for a good cause? Well then we have the job for you! Each year, six adults from Berkey serve as the coordinating team for the cheese booth during the Friday-Saturday […]

March 20, 2020

Sharing Your Joys & Concerns

Want to share your joys and concerns with the congregation for prayer? For this Sunday, please email Joanne Gallardo by 2:00 p.m. today (Friday the 20th), so she can include it in the video the pastors will be recording.

March 20, 2020

Sunday Services at Home

Before Sunday, Berkey attenders will receive a link to the morning service. The Worship Commission suggests that at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday, you make yourself a cup of coffee, light a candle to symbolize the presence of Christ, and watch our video.

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