Directory of Goshen Area Churches

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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 contacting Campus Ministries.

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

Abundant Life Church

Pastor: Michael Curton
61103 Old County Road 17
Goshen, Indiana 46526
574-875-3220
www.abundantlifegoshen.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 Billow
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 Community Church

Pastors: Ken Hunn & Vickie Oldenburg
58915 SR 15
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-1121
www.jeffersoncommunitychurch.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); Zach Shaner (Student and Young Adult Pastor); Heather Doberenz (Worship Leader); Danyell Myers (Children’s Director)
1006 S. 16th Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-1191
www.lifepointgoshen.org

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 point people to life with Jesus.

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, an informal service that is led by a worship band, messages that are biblically based and relevant to your life. Don’t worry about what to wear- just come in what is comfortable for you. 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 worship at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays and it includes: a time of singing, scripture reading, a 15 minute sermon, short children’s time and prayer. We are an informal group, dressing from somewhat dressy, to jeans and t-shirts. After the service we have a fellowship time with coffee, cookies and other refreshments. We have numerous Sunday School opportunities for everyone. There are also opportunities to join our choir and/or worship band. All guests are invited to attend a carry-in the first Sunday of every month, hosted by one of our Sunday School classes.

For other activities, see our website at www.goshencitychurch.org.

We are located one block east from the downtown Goshen Court House on Clinton. If you would like to come and need 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
westgoshencob@frontier.com

We are located at the top of the hill on the corner of Berkley and Dewey. We welcome you to join us for our worship services on Sundays. There is a fellowship time with coffee and donuts preceding the the 9:00 Sunday School hour. The worship service follows at 10:00. The third Sunday of each month we enjoy a carry-in meal following services. All are invited to join us for this. Also on Wednesday nights we offer a fellowship meal at 5:30 p.m. with Bible study, children’s & youth activities, and choir following at 6:30.

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

Pastor: Tim Fisher
57415 Alpha Drive
Goshen, IN 46528
574-875-4479
www.mycrossroadscommunity.com

From the moment you walk through the doors, it is our goal to provide a welcoming environment that will encourage you to come as you are and experience the Grace and the Truth of Jesus in your life. We are committed to creating an exciting atmosphere for the entire family so that your kids will look forward to connecting with God each Sunday. We believe that your life matters to God. We believe that God loves you just the way you are, but that He refuses to leave you that way – He wants you to become more like Him! So at Crossroads, we worship together, we serve together and we celebrate together because God is changing lives! We invite you to join us this Sunday and experience what God is doing at Crossroads!

New Paris Church of the Nazarene

Pastor: Bryon Smith
67136 SR 15
New Paris, IN 46553
574-831-6880
npnaz@outlook.com
www.newparisnazarene.org

Worship Times:
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship: 10:30 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service: 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study: 7:00 p.m.

We are located just 3 miles due south of the campus on State Road 15. We would love to have you stop in for a visit! We have a blended worship service and you can feel free to come just as you are.

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. Hieromonk Fr. Timothy
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. Jen Fulton
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 guitarist and a pianist and would love to have you join us, whether you are musical or not. Contact Skip Barnett (carleb@goshen.edu) or Rev. Jen Fulton (mtrjenfulton@gmail.com) 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 8:45, 10:15, and 11:45. There is a college group (18-28 years old) called The PURSUIT that meets on Tuesday nights at 7:00 p.m. Contact Pastor Jon at jrauch@gracecommunity-church.com for more information.

Jehovah’s Witnesses

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

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

Lutheran

Faith Lutheran Church

Pastors: John Hickey & Jessica King
Locations & Worship Times
202 S Greene Rd (8:30 am traditional & 10:45 am contemporary Sunday Service)
406 S 5th Street (10:30 am traditional)
574-533-5760
pastorjohn@faithgoshen.com
pastorjessica@faithgoshen.com
www.faithgoshen.com

Faith Lutheran is a multi-site congregation in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), formed from two congregations with rich histories of ministry and mission in Goshen. In 2012, the pastors of First English Lutheran (406 S 5th St) and Trinity Lutheran (202 S. Greene Rd) began a conversation about what it would look like to fulfill the missions of our congregations more effectively and with greater impact for our members and the community of Goshen as a multi-site congregation. In March of 2014, the congregations voted to become one church, called Faith.

Today, Faith strives to live out our mission of “growing in faith through the celebration of Jesus Christ to make better lives, a better community, and a better world through scripture, sacraments, and service.” We pray that whether you are searching for answers, just visiting when in town, or looking for a place to belong, you know that you are welcome at Faith.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Pastor: Andrew J. Wollman
18548 CR 18
Goshen, IN 46528
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!

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Mennonite Church USA

Assembly Mennonite Church

Pastors: Lora Nafziger, Karl Shelly, Tom Kauffman
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, Keith Graber Miller, Scott Hochstetler, Beverly Lapp, Jeanne Liechty, Paul and Kathy Meyer Reimer, Jonathon Schramm, 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. Currently, there is a Young Adult Sunday school group that meets every Sunday after the main worship service with food provided! 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

Belmont Mennonite Church is…

A vibrant congregation in the city of Elkhart
Where worship (9:30-10:45 am) is inspiring and blends styles of music
Made up of children, youth, and adults of all ages
Where questions are asked and valued
Home to several current GC students and recent grads
Where nobody has arrived but all are on the journey
Made up of people from Osceola, Goshen, Middlebury, Elkhart, Syracuse
Where growth in faith is nurtured (young adult class from 11:00 am-noon)
Involved in ministry to our neighborhood and city
A community that loves our potluck lunches every 2nd Sunday!!
Happy to help you find a ride—574-538-8818 or mandy@belmontmc.org

Benton Mennonite Church

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

• a small congregation located southeast of Goshen near the Elkhart River
• worship at 9:30, Sunday school at 11, home-cooked meal at noon (be our guest!)
• we like to sing! both in four-parts and with acoustic accompaniment
• we laugh a lot, and hard questions are welcomed
• adult SS classes include the R3 (Responsible Rabble-Rousers) young adult/college class
• for more information or a ride contact Physics prof John Buschert.

Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship

Pastors: Dan Schrock, Joanne Gallardo
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

College Mennonite Church

Pastoral Team: Phil Waite, Marty Lehman, Pamela Yoder, Daniel Keim 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 on the Goshen College campus: progressive in thought, rooted in worship, engaged in the Goshen community. 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, future students and retired profs. Members of the congregation enjoy connecting with GC students, and many become surrogate parents and grandparents to young adults during their college years.

Congregational worship starts at 9:30 every Sunday morning, followed by College-Age Fellowship in Room 144. A variety of people lead the College-Age class in an informal time of fellowship (with coffee, hot chocolate, and good food) and discussion of faith, giving GC students the opportunity to connect right away with a handful of College Mennonite people: Marge and Russ Liechty, Sue Neeb, Kelli and John King, Lisa and Jim Caskey, as well as Gwen Gustafson-Zook (pastor). And every Sunday, college students are invited for a home-cooked meal – sometimes in the home of CMC members and sometimes at the church. Our worship services are translated into Spanish if you prefer! We also have a Deaf Fellowship that meets for worship during the Sunday School hour. College students are welcome in that gathering, as well.

East Goshen Mennonite Church

Pastors: Merle Hostetler, Naomi Yoder
17861 SR 4
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-7161
Email: egmc@eastgoshenmc.org
www.eastgoshenmc.org

Worship services each week are at 10:30 AM. During our Christian ed hour at 9:30 AM, there is a relaxed class for college age students. Two Sundays per month a meal is provided following the worship service, one for all worship participants and one specifically for the college age crowd. The education hour and young adult meals are coordinated by Michael and Beth Grieser and Tom and Judy Yoder. We are located in East Goshen one mile east of where the RR tracks cross East Lincoln Ave near 8th street. For further information you may email the account shown above.

Our church, conceived by a group of GC students in 1941/’42, is home to GC profs, alumni, current students, future students and former profs and is made up of children, youth, and adults of all ages. We worship with a blend of contemporary Christian music and hymns using a variety of instruments and welcome involvement in worship by college students. Our kids look forward to the “children’s time” each week. There are small groups available with a variety of meeting times. We love to have college students worship and socialize with us. We aspire to passionately and joyfully follow Jesus and look forward to having you join us!

Eighth Street Mennonite Church

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

Eighth 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 am. The church is located just a short walk from the college. Fellowship time immediately follows service (includes snacks!). Sunday School Hour begins at approx. 11 am. If you need a ride, call the church office by 1pm Friday.

Attendance is around 180 with a wide range of ages. 8th St offers a more formal worship style with a mixture of a cappella and accompanied singing.
GC employees who attend include: Doug L Caskey, Michelle Horning, Roger Nafziger, Lew Naylor, Ross Peterson Veatch, Adriana Ortiz, Dean Rhodes, Joel Short.

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: 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

Pastors: Kent Miller
203 E Lawrence Street
Middlebury, IN 46540
574-825-5135
www.firstmennonite.net

Florence Church of the Brethren Mennonite

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

Hively Avenue Mennonite Church

Pastor: Tim Stair, Jake Hess
800 E Hively Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46517
574-294-3423
www.hivelymennonite.org

Holdeman Mennonite Church

Pastors: Betty Jo Leichty, Randy Detweiler
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.

New Foundation United in Christ Mennonite Fellowship

Pastor: Shawn Lange
28103 CR 20 W
Elkhart, IN 46517
574-522-7211

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
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.

Open Table Mennonite Fellowship

Pastor/Congregational Doula: Sally Weaver Glick
413 S. 7th St.
Goshen, IN 46526
http://www.opentablemennonite.org/

  • House church-style fellowship meeting at Faith House near downtown Goshen
  • Two worship circles, 9:00 and 11:00 Sunday morning, both with worship and simple meal
  • Ages from 1 to late 80’s, with college students a much appreciated part of the whole
  • Worship style – face-to-face, informal, contemplative; we create our sermon together
  • For more information, photos, and directions, check out our website at opentablemennonite.org
  • Campus contacts: Ann Hostetler, Christian Stoltzfus, Erin Yoder, Kenan Bitikofer

For rides, check with campus contacts or opentablemennonite@gmail.com

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 of Elkhart. 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 for college students and visitors on the last Sunday in August and during September.

Silverwood Mennonite Church

Pastors: Tracy Buller, Donna Mast, Jeremy Shue, Jon Weishaupt, Aimee Weishaupt
1712 W Clinton Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-1922
info@silverwoodmc.org
www.silverwoodmc.org

Silverwood is a multi-generational gathering of folks from all walks of life. Some have grown up in the church and have been living the Jesus way for many years, and others are still checking this whole thing out. Our worship style is blended. Coffee and refreshments served at 10 and worship is at 10:30 AM on Sundays. If you need a ride, email info@silverwoodmc.org by Friday at 12 noon and we will arrange a pick up! Check out www.silverwoodmc.org for more info.

Southside Fellowship

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

Sunnyside Mennonite Church

Pastors: Randall Miller, Amy Kratzer
23786 Sunnyside Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516
574-875-7790
www.sunnysidemc.com

Sunnyside Mennonite Church, near Concord Mall in Elkhart, got its start half a century ago with the help of Goshen College students. The mix of GC alumni and other folks creates a blend of concern for peace, justice, and witness. Approximately 1/3 of the congregation is retired, 1/3 are professionals in business, service, and church agencies, and 1/3 are employed in health care, education, retail, and construction. Children are included in the regular worship service during the school year. All are welcome.

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, Ben Bouwman
909 N 6th Street
Goshen, IN 46528
574 -533- 8023
Worship: 9:30am
www.walnuthillmennonitechurch.com

Located in the Chamberlain neighborhood of Goshen, Walnut Hill Mennonite Church is a medium sized congregation that loves to have fun together and values intergenerational relationships. Most of us live in Goshen. We seek to love God and our neighbor. We don’t all agree with each other, but we are committed to following the path of Jesus together as we learn and grow. We welcome all people to join us in worship and fellowship and become part of our community of God’s people.

Worship (9:30 am–10:45am) varies from Sunday to Sunday because God has given us many different leadership gifts and perspectives. After worship you are welcome to join one of our Sunday school classes or just enjoy snacks and conversation in our basement. Our Adult Classes include Peace and Justice focused studies and a Bible Study. For a ride (or the date of our next potluck), call or text Ben Bouwman (630-346-5010) or Jane Stoltzfus Buller (574-536-1876), our pastors. You could also e-mail us at ben.whmc@gmail.com or stoltzfusbuller@yahoo.com. Walnut Hill also enjoys a potluck meal once a month and many of us enjoy inviting college students home with us for a Sunday dinner. We hope you come sometime.

Waterford Mennonite Church

Pastors: Neil Amstutz, Velma Swartz, Cindy Voth, Katie Misz
65975 SR 15
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-5642
www.waterfordchurch.org

Waterford Mennonite Church is located two miles south of campus. Come via bike path most of way or by car. Our goal is to support all college students in their journey of faith and study. We desire to be a safe place to care for each other in all expressions of faith, and to grow in friendship and community.

  • We have two identical worship services at 8 and 10:45 a.m. each Sunday, with live streaming for those unable to attend.
  • We have Sunday School from 9:30-10:30 am
  • Multiple pastoral staff 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.
  • An active supporter of discernment activities such as Ministry Inquiry, Camping Inquiry, and Service Inquiry Programs and church-wide voluntary service programs.
  • Creation Care Ministry Team, along with 65 acres of church property in wetlands, with some trails, and a close relationship with Merry Lea personnel.
  • A strong supporter of Mennonite Education with GC and Bethany faculty and students attending.

Yellow Creek Mennonite Church

Pastors: Wesley J. Bontreger, Emily Hostetler, Jason Ramer, Kim Birk
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

Clinton Brick Church

David Mark Hathaway
62499 SR 13
Goshen, IN 46528
574-642-3805

Clinton Frame Church

Pastors: Anita Yoder, Danny Yoder, Amanda Gall, Joel DeMott, Matthew Yoder
63846 CR 35
Goshen, IN 46528
574-642-3165
www.clintonframe.org

Griner Church

Pastors: Robert Reigsecker, Buddy Beiler, Dewayne Yoder
12418 CR 20
Middlebury, IN 46540
574-825-5641
http://02ef95c.netsolhost.com/

Iglesia Menonita del Buen Pastor

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

Living Water Mennonite Church

Pastors: Todd E. Neuschwander, Marvin D. Troyer
2815 Dierdorf Rd.
Goshen, IN 46526

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

“Deepening our roots extending our reach.”  Maple City Chapel is a community church 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 invite you to join us as we walk this faith-journey together!

Service times:  9:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m. Call the church office for a ride to church. Sunday evenings at 5:00 p.m. we offer a college aged focus group called “The Community.” To get involved, contact Todd & Stephanie Lehman at 547-202-2392.  If The Community time doesn’t work for you to join as a small group, there are a number of church small groups available with a variety of times.

Mount Joy Conservative Mennonite

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

Pleasant View Mennonite Church

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

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
62861 CR 41
Goshen, IN 46528
574-642-3033

Missionary Church

Bethel Missionary Church

Pastors: Joel Gentz- Senior 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

Cornerstone Christian Fellowship

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

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
Office Open Mon – Thur 8:30am – 2:00 pm
Sunday School 9:00am, 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

1922 W. Lincoln Ave.
Goshen, IN 46526
574-534-9994

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: Jeremy Gwaltney, 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

New Life Church

Pastor: TJ Meehan
1101 Eisenhower Dr N
Goshen, IN 46526
574-534-2226
www.newlifegoshen.com/

New Life 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 at 574-312-5222. Transportation is available upon request.

Trinity Holiness Tabernacle

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

The Vine (Goshen Vineyard Church)

Pastor Travis Conklin
501 N Indiana Ave
Goshen, IN 46528
574-261-5398
www.thevinegoshen.org/
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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 Royce Gregerson, Father Eloy Jimenez, Deacon David Elchert
109 S Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-3385
http://stjohncatholic.com

St. John’s is happy to welcome all students who are Catholic and those who are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith. If you join us for Mass, please introduce yourself to Fr. Royce. We would love for you to be a part of the life of our parish during your years here in Goshen. Our church is also open during the day so that you can enjoy some quiet moments of prayer with the Lord. If you ever have any question, find yourself struggling in your faith, or desire to go to confession, Fr. Royce would be very happy to hear from you. You can reach him at frgregerson@stjohncatholic.com.

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 the School Office, 533-9480, for details.
  • Where are you in your life’s journey? Our youth group for middle and high school students may need your life experiences and enthusiasm! Please call the Parish Office for details.
  • 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.

Stay up to date with St. John’s by downloading our parish app! Parish news and info, our weekly bulletin, Mass times, prayers, Confession times, daily Mass Readings from Sacred Scripture, national Catholic news and more. Search your app store for myParish. Our Mass times are as follows:

  • Saturday: 4:30pm in English and 6:00pm in Spanish
  • Sunday: 8:00am and 10:30am in English, 12:30pm & 2:00pm in Spanish
  • Monday: 5:30 pm in English
  • Tuesday-Friday: 8:00 am in English, 6:00 pm in Spanish
  • First Saturday of the month: 8:00 am in English
  • Holy Days: Posted in our bulletin, online, and on the myParish app
  • Reconciliation: Tuesday and Friday following 6:00 pm Mass; Saturday from 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm; or call Fr. Royce Gregerson for an appointment
  • Silent Adoration: Thursday 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm; First Friday of the month 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

For a ride to Mass, please contact the Campus Ministry Office at 574-968-2438.

United Church of Christ

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

Come See What a Difference Faith can Make!

Faith Church exists to empower believers to discover their ministry within the church, and their mission outside of the church to impact the Kingdom of God. All worship services are fairly informal, and you should feel welcome to come as you are.

Sunday Morning:
• Traditional service—8:30
• Blended/contemporary service—10:45. This service is slowly becoming more modern.

Monday night:
• Informal service at 7 PM. This service usually has hymns and some modern music.
• Usually meets between April or May and October or November.

Small Groups and Sunday School classes are often being formed. Please feel free to visit and join any group or class. The time and day will be public on the website soon.

Missions are a large part of Faith. From the school we helped build in Haiti to local work at Church Community Services in Elkhart, we are sure you can find a place with us to reach out and make a difference in our world.

First United Methodist Church

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

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
www.goshenlifecenter.org

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