Rev. Cripe of First Christian Church Mishawaka

Rev. Dr. Douglas Cripe

 Pastor Doug is serving a blended ministry with our congregation at First  Christian Church of Mishawaka and the congregation at Central Christian  Church of Elkhart. Pastor Doug also serves as on-call chaplain at Elkhart  General Hospital.

 Over his career Pastor Doug has served congregations in Indiana, Kentucky,  Illinois, and Missouri. Having grown up in Goshen, he was  delighted to return  back home again to northern Indiana!

 In addition to his ministerial experience, Pastor Doug brings teaching experience from his years as a Head Start teacher, youth group leader,  and religion adjunct faculty at McKendree University. He has also served  as a curriculum editor and brings a passion for ecumenical and interfaith ministry.


  • Sunday Worship Service
    May 26, 2019
    (Memorial Day weekend) · Romans 5:1-11 · It’s Good For You · How many have heard the pha ...more
    Puppeteers: The Good News Gang
    June 09, 2019
    June 9: Puppeteers - The Good News Gang Bring the kids and grandkids and join us Sunday, June 9, ...more
    Upcoming Services
    June 02, 2019
    June 2 · Romans 6:1-14 · Alive to God · Some in the early church wondered how often they ...more

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