Directory of Goshen Area Churches

This directory was created by Campus Ministries to assist the Goshen College campus community in finding a local church home. Information is regularly updated, but times and locations are subject to change. We encourage you to contact the churches to confirm details.

Submit additions or updates to this directory by emailing Bob Yoder (robertey@goshen.edu).

Click here to download the 2013-14 Church Directory

Denominations

African Methodist Episcopal

St James African Methodist Episcopal Church

Pastor: Jennifer Tinsley
122 Dr Martin Luther King
Elkhart, IN 46517
574-294-4950

Apostolic Christian

Apostolic Pentecostal Church

Pastors: Michael Curton, Jack DeVault, Annette Curton, Richard Curton
63983 CR 15
Goshen, IN 46526
574-875-3220
www.goshenapc.com

Faith Apostolic Ministries

Pastors: Eddie L. & Diana Miller, Jonathan R. Miller
909 Bendix Drive
South Bend, IN 46628
574-288-3515
http://www.myspace.com/faithapostolicministries

Assemblies of God

First Assembly of God

Pastors: Jason Kincaid, Matt Armstrong
1706 Westplains Drive
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-7333
www.goshenfirstag.org

Iglesia Sinai

Pastor: Noe Campos
1213 E Lincoln Ave
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-2789
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Baptist

First Baptist Church

Pastors: Gregg Lanzen-Senior Pastor, James Shrock-Assoc Pastor, Brant VanHooser-Assoc Pastor
1011 S Indiana Avenue
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-3139
www.fbcgoshen.org

Maple City Baptist Church

Pastor: Don Simmons
3104 W Wilden Avenue
Goshen, IN 46528
574-534-2065

Brethren Church

Clearview United Brethren

Pastor: Victor Mojica
67622 US Hwy 33
Goshen, IN 46526
574-642-4245

Dunkard Brethren Church

Pastor: Terry Gunderman
22538 CR 118
Goshen, IN 46528
574-875-7155

First Brethren Church

Pastor: John Drexler
215 W Clinton Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-7660

First Brethren Church

Pastor: Ted Schowengerdt
19076 3rd Street
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-2766

www.newparisfirst.com

Goshen Evangelical Church

Pastor: Mitch Hile
61103 CR 17
Goshen, IN 46526
574-875-1444

Jefferson Brethren Church

Pastors: Ron Spyker, Vickie Oldenburg, Kyle Koch, Pam Garber
58915 SR 15
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-1121
www.jeffersonbrethren.org

Old Brethren Church

Pastor: Melvin Coning
64865 CR 7
Goshen, IN 46526
574-862-2782

Old German Baptist Brethren

Pastor: Paul Stahl
25811 CR 38
Goshen, IN 46526
574-862-2796

Slavic Evangelical Baptist Church

Pastor: Pavel Sanzhora
420 S. West Blvd.
Elkhart, IN 46514-2017
574-293-9501

Union Grove Brethren in Christ

Pastor: Jeff Donahue
23012 CR 50
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-5610
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Christian Reformed Church in North America

Greene Road Church

Pastors: Dave Van Der Wiele
518 N Greene Road
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-2676
www.greeneroad.org

Church of Christ

Goshen Church of Christ

Pastor: Brad Price
61073 SR 15 N
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-1856

Church of God

Goshen Church of God

Pastor: Pete Ramie
1304 E Lincoln
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-7019

Lifepoint Church

Pastors: Troy Scott- Sr. Pastor, Nate Hickox – Youth Pastor, Cody Collier – Worship Leader
1006 S. 16th Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-1191
www.lifepointgoshen.org

You were made for more . . .

No matter if you’ve attended church all your life or if you’ve never been in church – we invite you to experience worship with us. We are an inter-generational church whose mission is to lead ordinary people to extraordinary life because God created all of us for more of His life – John 10:10.

Our worship services start at 10:30am on Sunday mornings. When you visit you can expect . . to be welcomed and accepted by a group of everyday people just like you, to find people who love Jesus and desire to serve Him with their lives, a celebrative worship service that is led by a modern band, and messages that are biblically based and Christ-centered. We love the Bible, and every week we explore it to grow closer to God and discover the life He offers us. If you have a Bible, bring it with you. If you don’t, there’s one waiting for you when you visit us. Don’t worry about what to wear- just come in what is comfortable for you. We hope to see you soon.

Church of the Brethren

Bethany Church of the Brethren

Pastor: Tim Sollenberger Morphew
19003 US Hwy 6
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-4993

Community Church of Waterford

Pastor: Chris Russell
65154 CR 21
Goshen, IN 46526
574-534-5433
www.communitychurchofwaterford.com

Goshen City Church of the Brethren

Pastors: Bev Weaver, Steve Norton
203 N 5th Street
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-1884
www.goshencitychurch.org

We start and worship service at 9:30 a.m. and it includes: a time of singing – with a choir or worship band, sharing, a 15 minute sermon, short children’s time and prayer. We are an informal group dressing from somewhat dressy to jeans and t-shirt. After the service we have a fellowship time with coffee, cookies and other refreshments. We have numerous Sunday school opportunities. Everyone is welcome to come and join whichever Sunday school class sounds interesting. For other activities see our website www.goshencitychurch.org.

One Sunday School class has a carry-in the first Sunday of every month, where all guests are invited to attend.

We are located one block east from the downtown Goshen Court House on Clinton. If you would like to come and do not have a ride, please contact Steve Norton at pastorsteve@goshencitychurch.org or 574-312-8394.

Maple Grove Church of the Brethren

Pastor: Dwayne Runkle
20430 CR 46
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-4421
www.maplegrovechurch.net

New Paris Church of the Brethren

Pastors: Stanley L. Godfrey Jr
68170 CR 23
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-2434
www.npcob.com

Rock Run Church of the Brethren

Pastor: Tim Waits
64985 CR 33
Goshen, IN 46528
574-642-4301
www.rockrunchurch.net

West Goshen Church of the Brethren

Pastor: Norman L. Replogle
1200 Berkey Avenue
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-6360

Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren

Pastor: Mark Bendes
65575 CR 11
Goshen, IN 46526
574-862-2672
www.yellowcreekcob.org

Church of the Nazarene

Crossroads Community Church

Pastors: James D. Fischer, Marc D. Royer, Tim Fisher
57415 Alpha Drive
Goshen, IN 46528
574-875-4479
www.mycrossroadscommunity.com

New Paris Church of the Nazarene

Pastor: Don Meiner
67136 SR 15
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-6880

Eastern Orthodox

Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Pastor: Fr. Silouan Rolando, (815)715-2602, RolandoOFM@aol.com
Deacon: Fr. Deacon James Stickel , (574)238-3729, drstickel@comcast.net
61314 CR 21
Goshen, IN 46528
812-339-4561

Services:
Sunday: Divine Liturgy 10 am
Saturday: Vespers 5 pm

Holy Virgin Protection Orthodox Church

Rev. Daniel Marshall
61355 CR 21
Goshen IN 46528
(574) 825-4129

We are an Orthodox Christian Church and, more specifically, a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. We have been on the north side of Goshen for more than 50 years now.
www.orthodoxgoshen.org

St. Mary’s Orthodox Church

Reverend Father Matthew Wade
65159 County Road 33
Goshen, IN 46528

http://www.stmarysorthodox.org/

St. Mary’s Orthodox Church is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. All services are in English and all are welcome.
Divine Liturgy on Sundays at 10 a.m. Followed by fellowship and coffee hour.
Great Vespers on Saturdays at 5 p.m.
Orthos proceeds Liturgy on Sundays at 8:45 a.m.

Episcopal

St. James Episcopal Church

Fr. Larry Biller
105 S 6th Street
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-4984
http://stjamesparishepiscopal.blogspot.com

St. John of the Cross Episcopal Church

Rev. Carol Fleming
601 E Vistula Street
Bristol, IN 46507
574-848-7114
http://www.stjohncec.org/

This church is located in Bristol, 10 miles north of Goshen. Sunday service is at 9:30 a.m.  Skip Barnett attends this church, and he is willing to take students with him. He leaves at 8:45 a.m. to arrive a little early to help with music; back to Goshen by 11:15 AM at the latest. We’re a small congregation that is friendly and eager to meet GC students. We offer communion every Sunday in a service that has a mix of traditional and contemporary music. We have a couple guitarists, a pianist, a floutist and would love to have you join us, whether you are musical or not. Contact Skip Barnett (carleb@goshen.edu) or Mary Ann Bean (maryannb@goshen.edu) if you’re interested.

Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches

Grace Community Church

Pastors: Jim Brown-Lead Pastor, Jeremiah Olson-Worship Pastor, Rich Yauger-Youth Pastor, Jeremy Byng-Young Adult Pastor, Jon Rauch-Children’s Pastor
20076 CR 36
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-7546
www.gracecommunity-church.com

Grace is an energetic church. The meeting times are 8:00, 9:45, and 11:30. We just opened a new high-tech worship venue at the church, which really targets the young adult generation. The congregation can now choose to go into the main service or into the LINK (the new facility). There is a college group (18-28 years old) called The PURSUIT at the church in the LINK. We meet every Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. and alternate between corporate worship, prayer, and teaching times one week and then small groups on the next week.

Jehovah’s Witnesses

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

2310 Eisenhower Drive N
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-4645

Lutheran

First English Lutheran Church

Pastor: Gene Hollingsworth
406 S 5th Street
Goshen
574-533-3773
first.english@frontier.com
www.lutheransonline.com/felcgoshen

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Pastor: Andrew J. Wollman
18548 CR 18
Goshen
574-533-7705
www.popgoshen.net
Prince of Peace utilizes the ancient liturgical style that has been around for hundreds of years. We don’t worship as much as we come to be served by God himself through Jesus Christ His Son. This is very unique in our community. Most churches are about worship style so as to entertain the worshiper and make “church” more exciting. We don’t approach church with this philosophy. We believe Christ started his church to serve us with the things we need. Things such as repentance, forgiveness, love, encouragement, and strength to make it another week in a sinful world in sinful flesh. Our time together here is all about receiving God’s good gifts, and praising him for them.

We are just about 6 miles straight North on S.R. 15 from the campus. 10 minutes and you’re here receiving the blessed benefits God has in store for you. We practice the Bible supported tradition of close(d) communion, which means we ask only those who have made the same confession of the Lutheran Christian faith as we have to participate. Others simply wait in their seats and receive all the other gifts God has in store for them. We know when this is misunderstood, it can be taken as unloving, but the truth is, it is a most loving and protective thing we do. Please call the pastor beforehand and ask him to explain this practice; he’d be more than happy to spend the time with you. All are welcome to come and receive all the blessings God has for you! We hope to see you soon!

Trinity Lutheran Church

Pastor: John Hickey
202 S Greene Road
Goshen
574-533-5760
www.trinitygoshen.org
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Mennonite Church USA

Assembly Mennonite Church

Pastors:  Dawn Yoder Harms, Lora Nafziger, Karl Shelly
1201 S 11th Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-534-4190
www.assemblymennonite.org

Only a short walk or bike ride from campus, Assembly Mennonite Church, a welcoming congregation, would love to welcome you.  You’ll see lots of familiar faces, including:  Jessica Baldanzi, Jan Emswiler, Keith Graber Miller, Scott Hochstetler, Beverly Lapp, Jeanne Liechty, Paul and Kathy Meyer Reimer, Kris Schmidt, Kyle Schlabah, Jonathon Schramm, Carolyn Schrock-Shenk, Ryan Sensenig and others.

Worship from 9:30-10:45am includes lots of hymn singing with other styles of music mixed in, often with acoustic guitar and African drums. “Second hour” from 11:00-11:45am varies — sermon discussion, small group electives, Taize-style singing and prayers, and other activities. Dress is informal. The congregation is especially passionate about peace and justice, leadership development, and care for the earth. Assembly also welcomes students to join its intergenerational small groups, most of which meet on Wednesday evenings.

Belmont Mennonite Church

Pastors: Larry Rohrer, Mandy Yoder
925 Oxford Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
574-293-5160

We are a vibrant congregation in the heart of Elkhart. Our congregation includes many children, youth, and adults of all ages. Worship is from 9:30-10:45 am and it includes lots of hymn singing with other styles of music mixed in, too, often with piano, drums, violin, etc. Following a brief coffee break we move into the nurture hour from 11am-12pm with classes for all ages. On the second Sunday of each month we have a pot-luck lunch. Please join us! We are also a part of several meaningful ministries to our city—neighborhood garden & park revitalization, Monday night basketball program, Center for Healing & Hope (medical clinic). We would love to have you get involved in any of these! Please call 293-5160 if you want to join us. We will find you a ride!

Benton Mennonite Church

Pastors: Brenda H. Meyer, Doug H. Kaufman
15350 CR 44
Goshen, IN 46528
574-642-3245
www.bentonchurch.org

Benton is a small congregation (attendance 60-70) located southeast of Goshen near the Elkhart River. Worship begins at 9:30 and includes lots of singing (both four-part and with acoustic accompaniment). There are five adult Sunday school classes, including the lively R3 class made up mostly of college students and young adults. The weekly carry-in meal is hosted by one or more Sunday school classes, and welcomes all visitors and college students as guests. Rides usually leave the connector game room at 9:10 Sunday mornings. Contact Professor John Buschert or students Levi Smucker or Annika Miller for more information.

Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship

Pastors: Dan Schrock, Marilyn Rudy-Froese, and Lois Stoltzfus Mast
2509 Berkey Avenue
Goshen, IN 46526
574-534-2398
www.berkeyavenue.org

We look forward to meeting you at Berkey Avenue!  Our worship begins at 9:30 a.m. which is followed by the nurture hour. A discussion-focused class for college-age young adults is led by Jan Bender Shetler, Peter Shetler, John D. Roth, and Joe Liechty. You are also invited to lunch over the noon hour hosted by individual households or small groups. If you have questions or need a ride, feel free to contact the church office at office@berkeyavenue.org.

Bonneyville Mennonite Church

Pastor: Sherman Kauffman
15273 SR 120
Bristol, IN 46507
574-848-7148
www.bonneyville.in.us.mennonite.net

Church Without Walls

Pastor: Jonathan Brown, Cora Brown
731 Wagner Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516
574-293-0776
www.churchwithoutwalls.in.us.mennonite.net

Clinton Brick Mennonite Church

David Mark Hathaway
62499 SR 13
Goshen, IN 46528
574-642-3805
www.clintonbrick.in.us.mennonite.net

Clinton Frame Mennonite Church

Pastors: Terry Diener, Lead Pastor and Pastor of Community Life, John and Sheila Troyer, Pastors of Youth and Young Adults, Anita Yoder, Pastor of Worship & Music, Danny Yoder, Pastor of Outreach, Linda Miller, Interim Pastor of Children’s Ministries
63846 CR 35
Goshen, IN 46528
574-642-3165
www.clintonframemc.us

College Mennonite Church

Pastoral Team: Lee Dengler, Susan Dengler, Willie Kanagy, Phil Waite, Rose Widmer, Daniel Yoder, Pamela Yoder, Talashia Keim Yoder
1900 S Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-535-7262
www.collegemennonite.org

College Mennonite Church is an open and caring congregation with a heart for nurturing faith development in young adults. Our history is deeply rooted in a connection with Goshen College, and that connection continues today with the many attendees who are GC profs, alumni, current students, and future students. Members of the congregation love to find ways to connect with current students, and many become surrogate parents and grandparents to young adults during their college years.

Congregational worship starts at 9:30 every Sunday morning, but come at 9:15 if you want to participate in our weekly pre-service hymn sing. Following the worship service come join us in Room 144 for the College-Age Fellowship. Russ and Marge Liechty, Sue Neeb, and Talashia Keim Yoder lead the group in an informal time of fellowship (with coffee, hot chocolate, and good food) and discussion of faith. And every Sunday, college students are invited into the home of a member of the congregation for a home-cooked meal.

Our worship services are interpreted in Spanish, and we have a Spanish-language Sunday school class that welcomes college students to join. Our Deaf Christian Fellowship meets weekly at 10:45 a.m. Check out our website www.collegemennonite.org for more information about both of these ministries, and check the Communicator for other opportunities to do service and discipleship with people of all ages.

East Goshen Mennonite Church

Pastors: Merle Hostetler, Steve Slagel
17861 SR 4
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-7161
www.eastgoshenmc.org

Congregational worship services each week are at 8:00 (contemplative) and 10:30 (traditional).  In our Christian Education hour at 9:25, a strong class for college age students has formed under the leadership of Ritch and Char Hochstetler.  Two Sundays a month a carry-in meal is served at the church following the 10:30 worship service. These meals are coordinated by Mike and Beth Grieser and Tom and Judy Yoder. Different groups of people in the congregation provide the meals, joining you for the meal.

We are located in East Goshen on East Lincoln/State Road 4 (17861 SR 4), one mile east of where the RR tracks cross East Lincoln. For further information you can email either pastor, Merle Hostetler, merleh@eastgoshenmc.org or Steve Slagel, steves@eastgoshenmc.org .  We look forward to welcoming you!

Eighth Street Mennonite Church

Pastors: Kevin D. Farmwald, Brenda Sawatzky Paetkau
602 S 8th Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-6720
www.8thstmennonite.org

Eight Street Mennonite Church is:
Where Music and Art Transcend
Where Sermons ask Questions
Where Love and Tolerance are Important
Where your Questions are more important than your Rules
Where nobody has Arrived, but all are in the Journey
Where you can arrive by Bike, Bus, Wheelchair, Foot, Car or Truck
Where you meet other Students, Staff, and Faculty
Where you meet Goshen people from all Walks of Life
Where the Coffee is shade grown & ground fresh
Where Tea is from leaves, not bags
Where Cups are Real, not Plastic
Where Stained Glass Illuminates
Where the Pipe Organ Inspires

Worship is at 9:30 (just a short walk from the college so you don’t need to get out of bed until 9:10!). Fellowship time immediately follows service (includes cookies!). Sunday School Hour begins at approx. 10:45. If you need a ride, call the church office by 1pm Friday.

Located about one mile north of the college. Attendance is around 200 with a wide range of ages. Offers a more formal worship style with a mixture of a cappella and accompanied singing. Worship begins at 9:30 am, followed by a brief fellowship time with refreshments before Sunday School at 11:15. GC employees who attend include: Doug L Caskey, Isaiah Goertz, Michelle Horning, Deb Kauffman, Josh Keister, David King, Roger Nafziger, Lew Naylor, Steve Nolt, Patricia Oakley, Ross Peterson Veatch, Dean Rhodes, Phil Rush, Floyd Saner, Betty Schrag, Joel Short, Brian Wiebe, Anita Yoder.

Faith Mennonite Church

Pastors: Deron Bergstresser, Kay Bontrager-Singer
1201 S 11th Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-9708
www.faith.in.us.mennonite.net

Faith Mennonite Church is within easy walking distance of GC campus.  The congregation meets on Sunday nights at 5pm and concludes with a meal each week.  It’s a diverse group of 80-90 folks, lots of kids, a significant contingency of individuals from the Goldenrod Disabilities community and a wide span of economic and educational levels.

Worship is informal and up to a fourth of the congregation participates in Faithful Bread, a group of folk musicians who lead the congregation in music. There is no adult Sunday School; however there are various small group options during the week. Dress and conversation is casual. It is a community-oriented congregation with most folks living within two miles or less of the church. Come as you are, no prerequisites required!

Family Worship Center at the Lighthouse

Pastors: Eli Schmucker, James Hochstetler
306 S 27th Street
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-6778

Fellowship of Hope

Pastor: Suella Gerber
1618 S 6th Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
574-294-1416

Fellowship of Hope is a small, friendly Mennonite Church located in a low-income neighborhood of south central Elkhart. A number of families live in the near neighborhood of our meeting house. Our worship is informal, with leadership shared among many. Music, led by varied instruments, is drawn from folk and international songs, as well as traditional hymns. Our focus for mission is on peace evangelism and on several congregational projects that promote dialogue with other Christians and non-churchgoers.
http://fellowshipofhope.org

First Mennonite Church

Pastor: Janet Brown
900 W Market St
Nappanee, IN 46550
574-773-7294

First Mennonite Church

Pastors: Gary Martin, Steve Thomas
203 E Lawrence Street
Middlebury, IN 46540
574-825-5135
www.firstmennonite.net

Florence Mennonite Church

Pastor: Nina Lanctot
17975 Centreville-Constantine Rd
Constantine, MI 49042
616-435-5945
http://florencechurch.blogspot.com/

Forks Mennonite Church

Pastors: Eugene Bontrager, Richard E. Martin, Philip W. Yoder
11435 W 025 S
Middlebury, IN 46540
574-825-9333

Hively Avenue Mennonite Church

Pastor: Charles Geiser
800 E Hively Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46517
574-294-3423
www.hivelymennonite.org

Holdeman Mennonite Church

Pastors: Betty Jo Leichty
65723 CR 1
Wakarusa, IN 46573
574-862-4751
www.holdemanmc.org

The service starts at 9:30 AM and Sunday school ends at about 11:45. The church has about 150 members and is a very welcoming and close knit community.

House of Power Fellowship

Pastor: Robert Crockett, Maria Crockett
28103 CR 20 W
Elkhart, IN 46517
574-522-7211

Iglesia Menonita del Buen Pastor

Pastor: Seferina Garcia DeLeon
523 S 6th Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-8403
http://iglesiamenonitadelbuenpastor.in.us.mennonite.net

North Goshen Mennonite Church

Pastors: Mark Schloneger, Izaete Romao Araujo Nafziger, Jerry E. Wittrig
501 N 8th Street
P.O. Box 505
Goshen, IN 46527
574-533-4255
www.northgoshen.in.us.mennonite.net

North Goshen Mennonite is a multi-cultural congregation (Anglo and Hispanic) rooted solidly in the Anabaptist understanding of faith. We seek to follow Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; assisting each individual to glorify God by serving their sphere of relationships with the gifts God has given them.

Olive Mennonite Church

Pastors: Kevin and Sharon Yoder, Veva Zimmerman Mumaw
61081 CR 3 S
Elkhart, IN 46517
574-293-2320
www.olivemc.org

Olive is a church comprised of a small community of believers, with “community” as its emphasis. The church mixes over a century of rich history and traditions with new ideas and challenges to build its identity. Our attendees are of a wide variety of ages and backgrounds, who not only worship together on Sunday mornings, but also develop small groups and friendships outside of the church building. Our goals are for spiritual growth and to build relationships within and outside the church. Olive offers many opportunities to build community and one’s relationship with God, such as prayer groups, Sunday school classes, youth group, and sports teams. Sunday morning worship is a mix of traditional and contemporary worship.

Relationships with each other are what make Olive special. We are very welcoming place especially for young adults. Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by a time of fellowship with snacks and hot drinks. There are two young adult Sunday school class options beginning around 11:00 a.m. We have a noon fellowship meal the first Sunday of each month. We also have a fellowship meal on the 3rd Wednesday of each month September – May: 5:30-6:30 PM.

Olive is located 11 miles west and north of Goshen. Check us out on Facebook. If you would like a ride call or text Veva at 574.312.0789.

Pleasant View Mennonite Church

Pastors: Ron Diener, Tyler Hartford
58529 CR 23
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-2872
www.mypv.org

Prairie Street Mennonite Church

Pastors: Nelson Kraybill, Frances Ringenberg

1316 Prairie Street, P O Box 1687
Elkhart, IN 46515-1687
574-293-0377
http://prairiestreetmc.org

Prairie Street Mennonite Church is committed to worshiping God and serving others in the city where we are located. We believe the good news of Jesus compels us to share our faith in words and actions, living out the Bible’s vision of peace and justice in our community and around the world.

We love music and the arts, good food and celebration, prayer and worship, hospitality and making new friends. Come and join us – a community of all ages following the way of Jesus!  Potluck lunch – first Sunday of each month; Noon meals to welcome visitors during September.

Sunday Morning Worship Service: 9:30 Sunday School: 11:00 (handicap accessible)

Silverwood Mennonite Church

Pastors: Ron Guengerich, Aimee Weishaupt, Jeremy Shue
1712 W Clinton Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-1922
info@silverwoodmc.org
www.silverwoodmc.org

We are a congregation of around 200 that loves and welcomes visitors. We offer a young adult class that meets at 9:15am. A blended worship service follows at 10:30am. On the second Sunday of each month we feature a potluck meal that anyone can attend! Check out our website or contact info@silverwoodmc.org if you have any questions.

Southside Fellowship

Pastor: David Moser
3003 Benham Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46517
574-293-2825
www.ssfelkhart.org

Sunnyside Mennonite Church

Pastors: Terry Zehr, Melissa Fisher-Fast, Amy Kratzer
23786 Sunnyside Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516
574-875-7790
www.sunnysidemennonitechurch.in.us.mennonite.net

Topeka Mennonite Church

Pastor: Robert Martz
206 E Lake St
Topeka, IN 46571
260-593-2389

True Vine Tabernacle

Pastor: Nancy Rodriguez-Lora
54365 Independence St.
Elkhart, IN 46514-3802
574-536-1485 or574-536-6229
truevinetabernaclech@gmail.com
www.truevinetabernacle.org

Walnut Hill Mennonite Church

Pastors: Jane Stoltzfus Buller, Brent Siegrist
909 N 6th Street
Goshen, IN 46528
574 -533- 8023
Worship: 9:30am
www.walnuthill.in.us.mennonite.net

Walnut Hill Mennonite Church is a congregation on the north side of Goshen.  We are located two blocks east of S.R. 15 on Wilden Avenue and 6th St.  We seek to practice the Anabaptist way of following Christ, joining together around scripture with the Holy Spirit’s presence to discover what God is inviting God’s people to do in this culture and time.  We enjoy good food and fellowship.  Between our first and second hours we give time to meeting and greeting…and eating snacks with our coffee.  Our YA class invites discussion and thought around issues of faith and discipleship.  We have meals provided in homes the first Sunday of the month for college students.  We enjoy the many and varied gifts all of us bring and many find our congregation a good place to practice using the gifts God has given.  We would be VERY HAPPY to have you visit.  If you need a ride, please feel free to call Jane Stoltzfus Buller at 574 526 1876 or Jonna Buller at 547 238 7906 and we will find you a ride.   Come and make the journey of discipleship with us.

Waterford Mennonite Church

Pastors: Neil Amstutz, Lyle Miller, Loanne Harms
65975 SR 15
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-5642
www.waterfordchurch.org

  • Two miles south of campus, with access via bikepath most of the way.
  • Strong network of support for GC students, with many current students and employees attending and more GC alumni than any church besides College Mennonite.
  • Two worship services (8 and 10:45 a.m.) around a 9:30 nurture hour provide scheduling flexibility. Both worship and Sunday school provide a safe environment for seeking and questioning.
  • Fair-trade coffee at 9:15.
  • Multiple pastoral staff (including women and men) with multiple mission interests; strong support network for home and overseas service and missions.
  • Active relationships with local ministries and with Benin Bible Institute in West Africa.
  • Newly formed Creation Care Ministry Team, with 65 acres of church property in wetlands, with some trails, and a close relationship with Merry Lea personnel.
  • Monthly potlucks and opportunities for involvement in worship (worship leading, scripture reading, music, etc.) and service (a GC student organized a church-wide clothing drive, for example. Others have taught Sunday school for various ages). Opportunities for receiving college credit for certain types of involvements.
  • Regular supporter of discernment activities like Ministry Inquiry, Camping Inquiry, and Service Inquiry Programs and church-wide voluntary service programs.
  • Contact Jordan Kauffman 574-536-9602 or Christa Graber Kauffman 847-707-6623 for ride/carpool arrangements.

Yellow Creek Mennonite Church

Pastors: Wesley J. Bontreger-Congregational Life, Harold Yoder-Spiritual Nurture, Katie Cunningham-Visitation & Senior Care, Jason Ramer-Youth
64901 CR 11
Goshen, IN 46526
574-862-2595
www.yellowcreekmc.org

Yellow Creek Mennonite is one of the larger churches in the Goshen area located a few miles west of Goshen, at the corner of County Roads 11 and 38 amidst the corn and soybean fields of southern Elkhart County.  Our worship service is a blend of traditional and contemporary and begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by a time of fellowship, and Sunday School for all ages at 10:30 a.m.  We have one Sunday School class especially for young adults.

We offer many opportunities for involvement in serving within the congregation (such as teaching, praise teams, and ushering) and in the local community (such as ministry to the homeless, MCC thrift shop, jail).

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Mennonite – Other

Griner Mennonite Church

12418 CR 20
Middlebury, IN 46540
574-825-5641
www.grinerchurch.com

Maple City Chapel

Pastors: Jay Shetler, Gary Miller, Scott Herbert, Joe Miller, Lynette Miller
2015 Lincolnway E
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-0327
www.maplecitychapel.org

At Maple City Chapel we are pretty ordinary folks. We are a community church with Mennonite roots that welcomes people from a variety of beliefs and backgrounds. Our worship is contemporary and energizing. Our teaching is bible-based and Christ-centered. Our atmosphere is warm, accepting and casual. We offer a place for connection, service and spiritual growth. We invite you to join us as we walk this faith-journey together!

Our Service times are Sundays at 9 and 10:45 a.m. We offer van pick-up for second service. Simply call the church office to schedule.

Sunday evening we offer a college aged focus group called “The Community”. It meets at the church on Sunday nights 5:00pm.  Call/Text Josh Hire for more info- 574-536-5463

Mount Joy Conservative Mennonite

Pastor: Ben Shirk
200 N 23rd Street
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-8355

Roselawn Conservative Mennonite

Pastor: John D. Yoder
206 S Mill Street
Middlebury, IN 46540
574-825-7450

Salem Mennonite Church

Pastor: William Yoder
23984 CR 46
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-2803

Siloam Mennonite Fellowship

61616 CR 35
Goshen, IN 46528
574-825-3111

Wisler Yellow Creek Mennonite

Pastor: Leonard Martin
22012 CR 40
Goshen, IN 46526
574-831-4873

Woodlawn Amish Mennonite Church

Pastor: Elmer J. Miller
63511 CR 33
Goshen, IN 46528
574-642-3056

Missionary Church

Bethel Missionary Church

Pastors: Joel Gentz- Senior Pastor, Tim Stauss- Youth Pastor
63474 CR 7
Goshen, IN 46526
574-862-4886
Bethel Missionary Church is equipping people empowered by the Holy Spirit to live out and to proclaim the Message of Jesus Christ.

For many years now, the Bethel family has provided “a home away from home” for several Goshen College students. We are a smaller country church located in Goshen and we are striving to encourage and challenge one another through the relational connections that we have with one another.
www.bethelmissionarychurch.org

Beulah Missionary Church

Pastor: Brent Poe, Bryon Smith, Rod Tackett, Lottie Hines
57595 Old CR 17
Goshen, IN 46528
574-875-6537
www.beulahchurch.org

Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church

Pastors: Bill Richardson, Russ Hunsberger, Matt Ransom
61115 SR 15
P.O. Box 93
Goshen, IN 46527
574-534-1491
www.bmmchurch.org

Liberty Community Church

Pastor: Mo Vincic
2004 Bashor Road
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-5432

Nappanee Missionary Church

Pastors: Dave Engbrecht, Joe Focht, Don Rohrer, Terry Bley, Justin Lamason, Jason Thompson, Marvin Engbrecht, Norm Reimer, David Cummings, Derry Prenkert, Chris Lehane
70417 State Road 19
Nappanee, IN 46550
574-773-7773
http://www.nmconline.net

New Paris Missionary Church

Pastors: Dave Hackney
67621 SR 15
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-2414

Prairieview Missionary Church

Pastor: Craig Lambright
2612 Dierdorff Road
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-5113

Non-Denominational/Other

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

3415 Pleasant Plain Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46517
574-293-5014

Cornerstone Christian Church of Deliverance

Pastor: Todd Belman
65501 CR 19
Goshen, IN 46526-9390
574-534-7583

Downtown @ 808

Pastors: Myron & Dana Bontrager, Mark & Laura Oyer, Luke & Gretchen Morningstar, Chad & Jessi Zepeda
216 S Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-535-0808
www.downtown808.org

Faith Christian Center

Pastors: Kenny and Sharon Rogers
1801 W Clinton Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-1722

Goshen Christian Church

Pastor: Mr. Kim Huffman
2133 Berkey Avenue
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-8122
office@goshenchristianchurch.org
Sunday School 9:00 am
Morning Worship 10:15 am

If you are hungry for God’s Word, you can eat your fill here. A friendly church filed with God’s Spirit and loving people. If you need a lift please contact the office.
www.goshenchristianchurch.org

LifeSpring Community Church

Pastors: Phil Shenk
116 S 3rd Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-0315
lcc@lifespringcc.org
www.lifespringcc.org
Coffee & Fellowship: Sunday, 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship: Sunday, 10 a.m.

In the dichotomy between left-leaning and right-leaning churches, LifeSpring Community Church really fits into neither category. We, as a church, are focused on ‘life transformation in Jesus’– which ultimately has ongoing impact on personal lives, healthy relationships, and community transformation. (John 10:10)

We invite you into our church-life during your college years. Through morning worship, Sunday lunch in our homes, and participating together in various ministries –we look forward to sharing life in Christ with you.

Mount Moriah Worship Center

Pastor: Larry Troyer
23460 CR 30
Goshen, IN 46526
574-875-8413

People’s Bible Church

Pastor: John Randolph
68074 US Hwy 33
Goshen, IN 46526
574-642-3884

River Oaks Community Church

Pastor: Tim Rowland, Scott Tilley, Tommy Morelock
58020 CR 115
Goshen, IN 46528
574-875-1152

Our mission is to proclaim and model Christianity in a culturally relevant way with the goal of developing fully-devoted followers of Jesus Christ…followers who GO to the lost with the message of Christ, GROW in their faith through a pursuit of Christ, and SHOW compassion to the poor with the love of Christ. Our service times are 9 and 10:30….I usually go to the 10:30 service and leave at about 10 or so. I am flexible though. We are starting a new series this Sunday (Sept. 7) titled “Tough Questions” in which our pastor is going to try and dissect the most common and hardest questions people have about Christianity and the Church. It should be good!
www.riveroaks.org

River of Life Fellowship Church

Pastors: Gordy & Denise Henke, Rick & Shari Lambright, Josh & Mary Erco
11162 SR 120
Middlebury, IN 46540
574-825-3693
www.rolfonline.com

South West Bible Church

Pastor: David Stump
24899 CR 40
Goshen, IN 46526
574-862-3169

Sugar Grove Church

Pastor: Rick Gering, John Ware, Tony Staires, Josh Koehler, Kent Bjurstrom
58512 Old CR 17
Goshen, IN 46528
574-875-5622
www.sugargrovechurch.com

The Church in Goshen

517 S 5th
Goshen, IN 46526
574-831-2860
thechurchingoshen.org

The Gathering Place of Syracuse – An Organic Faith Community

Larry Rice, M.Div.
Spiritual Care Counselor
Wawasee Plaza
101 E. Main St., Suite A-110
Syracuse, IN  46567
Phone: (574) 325-0152
www.thegatheringplaceindiana.com

The Salvation Army

Pastors: Dean and Pat Towne
PO Box 114
Goshen, IN 46527
574-533-9584

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Pastor: Rev. Amy Kulesza DeBeck
1732 Garden Street
Elkhart, IN 46514
574-264-6525
www.uufe.org

Victory Christian Fellowship

Pastor: Luke Hoover
60258 CR 21
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-2226

Harvest Community Church

Pastors: Steve Chupp, Jim Drier
17285 CR 34
Goshen, IN 46528
574-534-3528
www.hccgoshen.org

Pentecostal

Full Gospel Community Church

Pastor: Fred Curry
68275 CR 23
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-2585

Trinity Holiness Tabernacle

Pastor Johnson
1030 N Main Street
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-4244
www.trinitytab.org

New Life Church

Pastor: TJ Meehan
501 N Indiana Avenue
Goshen, IN 46528
574-534-2226

http://newlifegoshen.com/

Goshen United Pentecostal Church reflects the love of Jesus Christ by welcoming people of all faiths to worship with us in Spirit and Truth. Through our various ministries, we are here to preach and teach the gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as well as serve the needs of the Goshen community. We invite you to come and experience the joy of God’s presence and the opportunity to fellowship with other believers as the body of Christ. In case you are interested in visiting our church, please contact Liliana Ballge by email at lilianab@goshen.edu or cell phone at 574-312-5222. Transportation is available upon request.

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Presbyterian

First Presbyterian Church

Pastor: Alan L Griffin
215 E Lincoln Avenue
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-7845
www.discoverfirstchurch.org

Roman Catholic

St John the Evangelist Catholic Church

Pastors: Father Tony Steinacker, Father Fernando Jimenez
109 S Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-3385
http://stjohncatholic.com

It is only natural that your life will be challenging at times during your college days. We speak from experience when we remind you to take a break from your hectic campus life to reflect on lessons learned and mistakes made through prayer and the sacrament of Reconciliation. If you find yourself with questions or your faith challenged, please call Father Tony for clarification and conversation. He would also love to hear from you anytime via e-mail: tsteinacker@stjohncatholic.com.

We encourage your participation as we celebrate the Most Blessed Sacrament and we hope to be your home parish away from home. Let us know how we can help make your college experience one that supports your spiritual life. If you are searching for a meaningful way to become involved at St. John’s, may we suggest the following:

  • We offer R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) on Thursday evenings if you want to learn more about the Catholic Faith. People of all faiths are welcome to attend. Call the parish office for the schedule and the details.
  • Our elementary school needs Mentors to work one on one with some of our students and we have need for certified substitute teachers. Call Peggy at the school office at 533-9480.
  • Where are you in your life’s journey? Our youth group for middle and high school students may need your life experiences and enthusiasm! Call Sara Knight, Coordinator for the Youth Ministry at 533-3385 ext. 214.
  • Our choir practice is Wednesday evening. They sing at the Sunday 10:30 a.m. Mass and for various seasonal liturgies. Call the parish office and they will gladly pass along your interest to our music staff.

Our Mass times are as follows:

  • Saturday: 4:30pm in English and 6:00pm in Spanish
  • Sunday: 8:00am and 10:30am in English, 1:00pm in Spanish
  • Weekdays: 5:30pm on Mondays, 8:00am Tuesday – Friday, 6:00pm on Tuesday – Friday in Spanish
  • Holy Days: Will be posted in our bulletin
  • Reconciliation: Saturday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm (Or call Fr. Tony Steinacker for an appointment at other times.)

Carpool Options: For a ride to Mass, please contact Hannah Quast, Catholic Campus Minister, at 574-400-5674 or email hquast@diocesefwsb.org.

United Church of Christ

First United Church of Christ

Pastor:  Carl Adams
110 S 5th Street
P.O. Box 502
Goshen, IN 46527
574-533-6764

Plymouth United Church of Christ

Pastor:  Larry Hicks
902 S Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-7610
www.goshenpucc.com

United Methodist

Faith United Methodist Church

Pastor:  John Hogsett
22045 CR 18
Goshen, IN 46528
574-875-4438
http://www.faithumc.com

First United Methodist Church

Pastors:  Ed & Brenda Fritz
214 S 5th Street
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-9518

Offers traditional, contemporary, and ultra-contemporary services at two campuses and two times (9 and 11am on Sundays). Mix of older and younger, youth and families in the congregation. A Bible-based, caretaking church, that reaches out to the community and nurtures its members through music, drama, service/mission trips, Wednesday night activities, Bible studies, Sunday School, and more.

Grace United Methodist Church

Pastor: Rob Nelson
Main & 3rd Streets
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-2445

St Marks Methodist Church

Pastor: Tim Terrell
502 N Main Street
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-1842
www.goshenstmarks.com

The Life Center

Pastors: Ed Fritz, Brenda Fritz
1212 W Plymouth Ave
Goshen, IN 46526
574-537-9343
http://goshenlifecenter.org/

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