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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 Night - Scary-okee!
This Friday, October 27th, 6:30pm

Our next Out! Loud! Open Mic night will be a Halloween Theme Scary-okee on Friday, October 27st 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. Some pieces may have adult themed content that might not be suitable for children. The dinner will be sweet and sour chicken and there will be a vegan version. 

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

Monthly Potluck ‚Äď Sunday, October 29th at noon

PotluckOur next end of the month potluck lunch will be Sunday, October 29th following our Sunday morning worship. You are invited to bring a dish to share for our hospitality time as we gather around the table for fellowship as a community of faith.


MCC Illiana Annual Congregational Meeting

Sunday, November 19th, 1pm

The 2023 Annual Meeting of the Congregation of Metropolitan Community Church Illiana will be held on Sunday, November 19th at 1pm following our annual Thanksgiving Potluck. At the meeting, the members of MCC Illiana will be voting on the 2024 Budget. There will also be elections held for two (2) Board Member positions (2 year terms). Nominations forms are available on the back table at the church. 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.

‚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 Ken
  • For Connie
  • For Denna and her mom who is in hospice
  • For John following the death of a former partner
  • For wisdom and strength
  • For my partner to have relief from pain
  • For Sharon
  • For peace in Israel and the West Bank
  • For Cynthia and her family following the death of her sister Jane
  • For Cheryl who is settling into her new home
  • For Dena who‚Äôs mother is in hospice care
  • For a friend whose ex was in a car accident
  • For one with stage 4 kidney disease and other illnesses
  • For one who just needs help
  • For Ash who is looking for work
  • For a cousin dealing with cancer
  • For those who are on the picket lines
  • Praise for the blessing of Joe and Aubrey‚Äôs marriage
  • Thanks for a good doctor‚Äôs appointment
  • For friends to be healthy and full of love
  • For those dealing with the earthquakes and floods
  • For Brenda who is the hospital
  • For Margo¬†
  • For Addy and Luka
  • For strength for Candance, Dan and baby Jesse
  • For Dennis who is recovering at home
  • For Ronnie in the nursing home
  • For Paige who had thyroid cancer surgery
  • For Pat, Mia and Ben
  • For BJ and Gerry and 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.