Everyone is welcome to our congregational activities.
During this time of COVID-19, we are worshiping together via Zoom at our regular time of 9:30 am Sunday. If you would like to join the service and do not have a link, contact Doug at doug at bentonchurch.org. A link will be sent every Friday with the announcements. The church building is not open at this time.
During this time of no gatherings, we encourage people to send offerings to the church, or donate online using the PayPal button below. You can also start regular withdrawals from your bank account by completing this ACH Authorization Form, which includes directions for where to send it.
Below you will find weekly, monthly, and quarterly updates on congregational events, including the most recent bulletins, monthly calendars, and worship schedule. Our weekly announcements and leadership meeting minutes are available on request. You will need Adobe Reader to read these documents.
Worship Planning Schedule
A number of Mennonite agencies and people have created resources for responding to COVID-19. Here we offer some highlights.
Want to know more about how Mennonite Church USA and its agencies are responding to COVID-19? A complete list of responses is available at http://mennoniteusa.org/news/mennonite-church-usa-and-its-agencies-respond-to-covid-19-pandemic/
Mennonite Central Committee:
In a time of uncertainty and social distancing, we want to offer you a selection of resources that MCC has created over the years for congregations, families and individuals. Discover a variety of prayers, recipes, cooking videos and coloring pages that may encourage or nourish you in an extraordinary time.
Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary has worship and pastoral care resources related to COVID-19 https://www.ambs.edu/publishing/hope-and-resilience
Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference, of which Benton is a member, also has a COVID-19 resource page: https://im.mennonite.net/responding-to-covid-19/
The Mennonite Church USA’s resource website for responding to COVID-19 has the theme: “Staying healthy and hopeful.” The continually updated site includes COVID-19 prevention tips and information and resources for at-home worship.
Mennonite Mission Network, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, has started a hope series. More information at https://www.mennonitemission.net/news/Mission-Network-creates-series-to-infuse-hope-during-harrowing-times
Sunday Service time: 9:30 am via Zoom