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.
Come worship with us at First Christian Church each Sunday at 11:00 am by coming into the Sanctuary or Fellowship Hall. A mask, temperature check, and 6' social distancing is enforced. Use the west rear door only. Or, come to the parking lot at First Christian Church and tune in to AM 1620 on your car radio and listen to the live broadcast of our worship service.
Click on the link Service Recordings to listen to portions of the services.
In addition, you can view the Streaming Worship Service videos from Central Christian Church - Elkhart by clicking this link: Sunday's Streamed Video from Central Christian Church Worship Service.
Zoom Meetings are also being set up for Bible Study with Pastor Doug during the week. Email the church at FCCMishawaka@gmail.com if you would like to be included in the invite to the Zoom Bible Study.