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.

Church Programs

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.

Events

Inside or Drive-In Church this Sunday. 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

January 24 - "Frustrated? Try Fishing!"
Luke 5:1-11
On those days when you feel exhausted, what if Jesus suggests a strange idea, such as fishing?
 
Upcoming Sunday Worship Services

January 31 - "Plucking Grain"
Luke 6:1-11
How do you make space for Sabbath? Try walking through a field of wheat!
 
February 7 - "Surprising God"
Luke 7:1-10
We often imagine that God knows everything ahead of time, but Jesus encountered someone who surprised him--and God too!
 
February 14 - "Ginomai"
Luke 9:28-36
While many may celebrate Valentine's Day with hearts and candy, God invites us to be Ginomai.