Financial Literacy Classes Begin Tonight

The first session of adult financial literacy classes at Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) this year begins tonight. Throughout the 10-week course, the 25 students will learn how to save, spend and give, budget their finances, and change their family’s financial future. The course uses the principles of Dave…

“Our Road” Film

You are invited to a free screening of the “Our Road” film. The screening will be held Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. Be sure to invite your friends and then RSVP by calling 574-287-4259 or email info@monroecircle.com. “Our Road” is a film created by Granger Community Church (GCC)….

Food Drop 2013

On January 26, 3,000 volunteers gathered at Granger Community Church to pack over 7,800 boxes of food to deliver to 8 local food pantries. Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) was one of those pantries that received some of the boxes. These provisions will give MC3 a 5 to 6…

MC3 Gathering Christmas

What a night. The energy is heightened. Plenty of smiles. And it’s beginning…”Merry Christmas!” I shouted. And in true call and response fashion, the group shouted back, “Merry Christmas!” And I continued… “Guess What!?” And as is our custom every week, they responded on cue “YOU MATTER TO GOD!…

Financial Peace at MC3

Next week MC3 will be concluding it’s fall financial literacy program. The program, a joint effort between MC3 and First Federal savings Bank employees, teaches financial literacy to adults, teens, and children. The curriculum primarily comes from Dave Ramsey and we include some “Bridges Out Of Poverty” elements as…

Son City Kids at SpringHill Day Camp

What an amazing week it has been. 33 children from the Monroe circle and Edison Gardens Son City Kids program are having fun at the camp this week because of Son City Kids boys fihaving fun at Day Camp the amazing generous gifts from Granger Community Church (GCC) children ministry and…

MC3 Gathering… Remembering Christ’s suffering… together.

This last Tuesday evening’s “Gathering” at Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) was truly a night to remember. This summer, the Gathering will celebrate three years of providing a fine dining experience equip with all the trimmings: candle lights, smooth jazz music serenading in the background, and good food presented…

MC3 Hoops

Congratulation to the MC3 Son City Kids basketball team. They missed tying for 1st first place in the South Bend, In YMCA’s 10-13 year old age group by 2 points. These young men had an amazing season. They played so much like a team that it inspired the audience….

Front Row Seat…

WHEW! So much has happened in just a few months, so as it seems. I started this gig as the Director/Pastor of Monroe Circle Community Center, a.k.a. MC3, just over 9 months ago. And WOW! What a run it has been. I love my job. I get to sit…

Community Garden’s Dream realized

Alfreda Gillespie came to me last September to tell me of her dream of a organic community garden. Alfreda lives in one of the high rise buildings located in Monroe Circle. As she shared her dream with me it was evident that this dream was about more than providing…