News & Events Highlights

Do Something Anderson!

Do Something Anderson!

Blitz Week: September 28 – October 3, 2014

Mark your calendars to join neighbors and friends in city-wide service projects. All of the projects and work sites have been identified by the City of Anderson. Special Thanks to our Community Sponsor: Ricker’s. Learn more and sign up..

 

RETRO Live Concert

RETRO Live Concert

AND THE BEAT GOES ON
Saturday, October 4 at 7:00pm
Main Auditorium

Enjoy classic hits at a live concert performed by Madison Park talent. Come early and enjoy ice cream, vintage cars and fellowship.

Tickets on Sale September 14. Outlets: The Commons (Sundays 8:30am-11:00am) and the Church Office (M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm). $10 adults. $6 students. Complimentary guest ticket available with each full-price adult ticket; advanced sales only.

Download the Madison Park App

Download the Madison Park App

Introducing the Madison Park Church of God App!
Download the Madison Park Church of God app today. Available in the App Store and Google Play. Be sure to search for Madison Park Church of God

  • Stay current on ministry NEWS.
  • Get details on Special EVENTS, like the Dove Harbor Dessert Auction and share the event with your friends on Social Media.
  • Find instant access to MEDIA and watch messages directly from the app.
  • You can also GIVE financially to Madison Park using the App. Just create a secure profile and you can give one-time or reoccurring gifts.
  • And there’s MORE, you can Submit a Prayer Request, see the menu for Lighthouse Café and find Links to our ministry partners.
  • Download the App TODAY in the App Store or Google Play.
Life Lessons

Life Lessons

Current Sermon Series
Life Lessons sermon series centers around the life of Moses and how the life lessons throughout his life relate directly to our lives. Lessons like, when you blow it, second chances, multiply your leadership, give away what’s been given to you. At every turn, we see ourselves in the life of Moses.

Mark Lowry and The Martins

Mark Lowry and The Martins

Friday, October 10 at 7:30pm (Doors open at 6:45pm)
Main Auditorium

Come and enjoy “Music & Madness” with comedian Mark Lowry and special guests The Martins and pianist Stan Whitmire.

General Admission Tickets
$15.00 – Group Rate (10+)
$20.00 – Advance purchase
$25.00 – Purchased at the door
$25.00 – Artist Circle (seating nearest stage)

Children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult, are admitted free. Must sit on a lap and not occupy a seat. No ticket required.

Purchase tickets online or call (260) 484-1029. Tickets also available at the Church Office and in The Commons. This event is sponsored by Trinity Communications Group.

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Indiana’s longest running, live musical production of the Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale. _______________________________________

DINNER THEATRE
Thursday, December 11 at 6:30pm

Enjoy a festive catered dinner followed by a spectacular performance of A Christmas Carol. Reservations required. Tickets are $22.00 and are available at Grand Central and the Church Office.

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EVENING PERFORMANCES
Friday–Sunday, December 12–14 at 7:00pm

Admission is free. Open seating. Doors to the Main Auditorium open 30 minutes prior. An offering will be received to benefit Dove Harbor women’s shelter.

Reserved Seating Available
Gold Circle Tickets are available for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening performances. Enjoy premium reserved seating for $10. Tickets on sale: October 20. Tickets outlets: Grand Central, Church Office, and online at iTickets.com. Seating is limited. _______________________________________

SATURDAY MATINEE
Saturday, December 13 at 3:00pm

Admission is free. Open seating. Doors to the Main Auditorium open 30 minutes prior. An offering will be received to benefit Dove Harbor women’s shelter.

Announcements

General Announcements

General Announcements

Come and Go Prayer

Monday, October 6 from 4:00-7:00pm in the Main Auditorium
The altars in the Main Auditorium are open to everyone for private, personal prayer time. "They all joined together constantly in prayer." -Acts 1:14. Contact: Jackie Corn, Administrative Assistant, Spiritual Formation.



S.A.L.T. Fall Launch

Sundays at 6:00pm in Room 175
S.A.L.T. (Single Adults Living Truth) returns from summer break with its Sunday gathering. The current study, Single and Satisfied, by Tony Evans kicks-off the 2014 Fall /Winter semester. All singles are invited. Enjoy bible study, fellowship and social activities. Facilitator: Don Wilson. Contact: Wanda Anderson at (765) 620-4607.



Blood Pressure Clinic

Wednesday, October 1 from 5:30-6:30pm in The Commons
MPC Parish Nurses conduct a free blood pressure screening for MPC-goers and community friends. Contact: Sonia Smythe or Lynn Simpson.



Student Ministries

ALL YOUTH EVENTS

  • Fall Fundraiser: Earn money for trips and event. Selling Krispy Kreme Donuts, Now–October 5. Distribution days: October 11-12
  • Fall Bowl: Sunday, October 26 from 6:00-8:00pm at Coopers Sport Bowl. $5 per person. Bring a friend!
  • Indiana State Youth Convention - November 7-9 in Indianapolis. Deposit of $60 due by October 19.
  • Christmas Caroling: December 10

JUNIOR HIGH - IMPACT

    Fall Teaching Focus: Huge Hearts Matthew 5:43-48. Following the teaching of Jesus, students will be challenged to Love All and have Huge Hearts for the Kingdom.

    • Sundays, 10:45am in Crossroads Auditorium
    • Wednesdays, 6:30-7:45pm in Room 176-178
  • DO Something! Anderson Blitz Week: Junior High Project Night: October 1.
  • Christmas Party: December 17. Multi-generational party in The Commons.

SENIOR HIGH - IGNITE

    Fall Teaching Focus: THRIVE: Ephesians 3:14-21
    • Wednesday nights from 6:00-8:00pm in Crossroads Auditorium.
      - STW OFFERING for video Projectors/Church of God India project, each week at Ignite!

    • Bible Studies:

        - Sundays at 9:00am in room 180
        - Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30pm at Williamson's Home

  • DO Something! Anderson Blitz Week: Senior High Project Night: October 2.
  • Casting Crowns/Mandisa/Sidewalk Prophets Concert: Saturday, October 11.
  • Ignite Men Chili bowl: Sunday, October 19 from 4:00-7:00pm at the MPC Cross Street Gym/Field. This event is for Ignite men/friends/dads.
  • God's Girl: Sunday, October 19 from 6:00-8:00pm. This event is for Ignite girls and friends.
  • Ignite Christmas Party: Wednesday, December 17 from 6:00-8:00pm in Crossroads Auditorium.



Volunteer / Serving Opportunities

Support The Troops

Sunday, October 5 in The Commons
Ministers to those serving in the armed forces and their families. Register troops, families and volunteer. Items are needed to send to the troops: Snacks, note expiration date. Toiletries. R&R items: appropriate books/magazines, disposable cameras, games, zip-lock bags, small plastic containers for storage, greeting cards they can send, pens, puzzle books, etc. Socks, dryer sheets, tissues, sunscreen, colorful pillow cases. Personal or convenient sized items are easier to ship. bring items to Grand Central any Sunday or to the Troop Support Table on the first Sunday of each month.A complete list of suggested items are available at Grand Central. Contact: Linda Eaton at (765) 552-0447 or Jean Covalt at (765) 643-2278.

Special Events Volunteer

Greeters, ushers, and product table volunteers are needed to serve at special events held at Madison Park. To learn more about upcoming volunteer opportunities, contact: Marti Euneman, Volunteer Coordinator at the Church Office.

Connections Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to get better connected at Madison Park? Serving on one of the Connections Teams might be just the ticket! Check 'em out:

    • Greeter Teams
    • Parking Valet Team
    • Lighthouse Café Servers and Attendants
    • Information Center Team
    • Holy Ground Coffee Bar Team
    • Hospitality Host/Hostess
    • Athletics Teams

Interested? Contact Pastor Shelly Stottlemyer at the Church Office for more information.

Family News

In Sympathy with

  • Carole Sorrell on the loss of her brother, Mike Maguire, on Monday, September 8.
  • Gloria Kriebel, David (Megan) Kriebel, on the loss of their husband and grandfather, James Alvin “Al” Kriebel, on Sunday, September 21.
  • Community and Ministry Partner News

    Primetime Music

    Tuesdays at 10:45am, 11:15am and 11:45am
    MPC Children’s Center

    A creative group setting for young children ages 2-7 to learn about music concepts, use their imagination, begin essential note reading skills, and sing! This class is convenient for children whose mom's are participating in MPC's RefresHer Bible Study, but is open to all children. Registration is $26 per month. Contact Julie Alford at (765) 620-8359 for more information or to register.