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This Week at MCC illiana

This Week at MCC illiana

‚ÄćThis Week at MCC Illiana¬†

Out Loud

Out! Loud! Open Mic - Friday, October 21, 6:30pm

Our next Out! Loud! Open Mic Night will be a Halloween Themed Scary-okee on Friday, October 21st starting with a dinner at 6:30pm. Then you are invited to share your own spoke word, poetry, music or karaoke open mic, where you make our entrainment. Come and share your poetry, music or stories in a LGBTQQA-safe and affirming environment. Since some pieces may have adult themed content, this is an 18+ adult age event.


PotluckMonthly Potluck
Sunday, October 23rd, noon 

Our monthly potluck lunch will be this Sunday, October 23rd following our worship service. You are invited to bring a dish to share for our time of hospitality. 

Thursday Night Zoom Virtual Bible Study, 7pm 

Our Small Group Bible Study gathers on Thursday nights for a time of fellowship and scriptures. Rev. Michael leads the hour together from the comfort of your computer with this online ZOOM connection. 


Join us either on your computer / tablet / smartphone through the zoom link or dial in like a conference call.  There will be a time to check-in, a bible study and prayers. ZOOM is free to use. Join Zoom Meeting - Computer with at least a microphone, tablet or smartphone¬†ÔĽŅ

Or Dial in on your phone for voice only    312 626 6799        Meeting ID: 782 885 8504


‚ÄćTransgender Support Group¬†Gatherings

A transgender support group has formed at MCC Illiana and is now meeting twice a month.  The transgender support group gathers on the 2nd Wednesday and 4th Sunday at 6pm each day. The next meeting will be Sunday, October 23rd at the church. The meeting is open to all transgender people regardless of their church affiliation, so invite all the trans folks you know to join us for some snacks, fellowship and to share your thoughts about the focus of this support group. See Lexie if you have any questions. Sandwiches and snacks will be provided!


MCC Illiana Annual Congregational Meeting
Sunday, November 20th, 1pm

The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Congregation of Metropolitan Community Church Illiana will be held on Sunday, November 20th at 1pm following our annual Thanksgiving Potluck. At the meeting, the members of MCC Illiana will be voting on the 2023 Budget.  There will also be elections held for two (2) Board Member positions (2 year terms) and for our Lay Delegate (3 year term) and for our Alternate Lay Delegate (3 year term). Nominations forms are available at the church and will need to be turned in by Sunday, November 13th. This is an exciting time for our church community and we hope that you can join us for this yearly business gathering.



Support MCC Illiana Today!

MCC Illiana continues to make a difference in our community and we need your continued support. Please consider make your donation today. Checks can be mailed to MCC Illiana, 5579 Clem Road, Portage, IN 46368 or you can make your tax-deductible donation to Metropolitan Community Church online today by clicking the Give button.

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MCC Illiana Prayer List

At Metropolitan Community Church Illiana prayer is not only an important part of our weekly worship service but also an important part of our daily, spirit-filled lives. We invite you to pray with us each day for the needs of our community and our world. If you have any personal prayers that you would like to include, please email them to with the subject line Prayers

  • For MCC Illiana and the work of our denomination
  • For the life for Richard and comfort for his husband Bob
  • For the life of long time MCCer Eugene and comfort for his husband Gordon
  • For the life of Jack and those who are grieving his loss
  • For an aunt Olga who is having surgery
  • For Patricia‚Äôs partner Lynn during this time of grief
  • For Beth and Joel and their baby girl Annie
  • For Delphine who lost her home in Florida
  • For Patty who is recovering following a concussion¬†
  • For Charlotte
  • For Candace who is pregnant with a baby with health problems and will need surgery as soon as they are born
  • For Erin to recover from her work injury
  • For one struggling with sleep schedule and medication adjustment
  • For Ken who is recovering from a procedure
  • For a friend who is experience silence from other Christians and also feels mentally as if people have given up on him
  • For a cousin Erin, following the death of her cousin-in-law Mallory
  • For Avery
  • For Donella and her dog Quinten¬†
  • For Robyn and Cheryl¬†
  • For Luis who is in the rehab
  • For Charlie the dog who has heart issues
  • For Pat
  • For Mia and Ben
  • For BJ and Gerry
  • For Collette
  • For Julie as she recovers from cancer surgery
  • For Lyn
  • For Sharon Vought
  • For Melinda and Whitney¬†
  • For De as she lives with cancer
  • For those in our community who have experienced trans related violence
  • For those with HIV/AIDS and for the work for a cure
  • For our GLBTQ youth and the struggles they endure