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This Week at MCC illiana

This Week at MCC illiana

‚ÄćThis Week at MCC Illiana¬†


Spring Forward for Day Light Savings Time

Reminder to set your clock ahead for the begining of daylight savings time on March 12th. Your church family at MCC Illiana doesn't want you an hour late for church on Sunday so turn those clocks forward before you go to bed on Satuarday March 11th.



Holy Week 2023


Holy Week Services with MCC Illiana

Expereince the greatest week in human histroy with your church community at MCC Illiana. Our Holy Week expereince of worship begins on Palm Sunday, April 2nd as we process into our santuary with palms. Alexandra will be our preacher for this parade that recalls Jesus's triumpant entry into Jersusalem. On Wednesday  on Wednesday, February 22nd at 7pm for a special service of Ash Wednesday. As we prepare for this deeply spiritual time in our exploration of our Christian life we will gather to sing, pray and to receive the sign of the cross. Make this Lent a time to clear any the distractions of the world and to focus on your relationship with God and with one another. The service will also be live streamed on our facebook page. 


‚ÄćRace, Black History, and the LGBTQ Community¬†

NWI NOWSaturday, February 18th, 1pm

The Northwest Indiana Chapter of the National Organization of Women is hosting a community forum on race, black history and the LGBTQ community. The free and open discussion will be held at MCC Illiana. This is one in a series of events by NWI NOW exploring Umoja, or Unity, as the organization honors Black History Month and its work in creating a more inclusive future in Northwest Indiana. You're invited to a panel discussion exploring race and the LGBTQ community on Saturday, February 18th starting at 1pm at MCC Illiana.


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 

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


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.

‚ÄćThis is a quick and easy way to financially support our church with your giving. ¬†Consider making setting it up as a recurring donation for your added convenience. is a secure payment system.

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 one who is frustrated in their faith
  • For the family of a neighbor who passed away
  • For Charlotte who has been sick
  • For Kathy‚Äôs brother Dan who is having a biopsy
  • For the life of Noel and prayers for the family
  • For a friend‚Äôs cat who has a tumor and they can not afford surgery
  • For Sharon Vought and Wendy
  • For Beverly who is recovering from an infection in her knee
  • For Rickie‚Äôs grandmother Eloise who is in the hospital
  • For Sharon‚Äôs dad who was diagnosed with prostate cancer
  • For Ruth‚Äôs continued recovery from surgery
  • For a friend whose grandson passed
  • For Bella
  • For Tina who being treated for cancer
  • For one looking for full time employment next year
  • For Ken¬†
  • For Kathy‚Äôs sister-in-law Cindy who has blockages in her brain
  • For Dan who has been getting treatment for chest pains
  • 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 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.