Are you looking for a little more joy in your life right now? Try gratitude. “In my 12 years of research on 11,000 pieces of data, I did not interview one person who had described themselves as joyful, who also did not actively practice gratitude,” writes Brene Brown, the University of Texas sociologist and motivational speaker (who also happens to be […]
October 9, 2020   Dear Good Samaritans, It is with mixed emotions that I write to share with you that I have accepted a new call to serve as the Dean and Rector of Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis. I am incredibly proud of all we have done together over the last five and a half years in planting and cultivating […]
Come help us do fall clean up to the flower beds at Harris and paint the picnic tables we purchased to help the students social distance at lunch time. Wear clothes and shoes appropriate for outdoor work. We will begin at noon and children are welcome to participate, as long as they can socially distance. We will be working socially […]
Good Samaritan Episcopal Church and Calvary United Methodist Church are co-hosting a Virtual Pub Theology Gathering on Zoom. We are inviting all candidates for Brownsburg Community School Corporation Board of Trustees to participate via videos prepared in advance. Our topic will be Inclusion, Racial Justice, and Reconciliation. We’ll ask each candidate: What do the terms inclusion, racial justice and reconciliation […]
“God created us because He thought we would like it,” writes Anne Lamott in her book Hallelujah, Anyway. She notes: “This stops me in my tracks. We would like it? Yes, of course we like the friendly, warm, or breathtaking parts of life. But it’s so hard for almost everyone here, the whole world over, let alone my own beloved. […]
October 11 is Purple in the Pews to Raise awareness about domestic violence. Wear purple to church this Sunday at either the 10 a.m. online service or the 11:15 a.m. in person service to help raise awareness.
The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, canon to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry for evangelism, reconciliation and stewardship for creation, will be this year’s diocesan convention keynote speaker. On October 7 at 7 p.m. Eastern/6 p.m. Central, she will give a pre-convention workshop titled “Serving as Beacons of Christ.” Join the workshop via Zoom webinar here. The author of Radical Welcome: Embracing God, […]
Good Sam’s Kids, Explorers, and Pathfinders Fun Fourth Friday is TONIGHT! Help us kick off the Halloween season with a kid-friendly outdoor Halloween movie. Kids are invited to wear a costume, and to bring a snack and a chair. This is a drop-off event. Registration is required and all in-person gathering guidelines must be met. If bad weather or an […]
Good Samaritans for Social Justice (GS4SJ) are still looking for volunteers interested in joining Faith in Indiana/ACT Indiana in a virtual canvassing activity to get potential voters to vote in the November 3rd election. This would include a one-hour training session on Tuesday night from 6 – 7 p.m. (9/29 ,10/6, or 10/13) and participating in virtual canvassing from 6 […]
Are you new to Good Sam’s? Welcome! Good Sam’s 101 is the on-ramp course to plug in more deeply, learn more, and help you make connections. It is our basic “membership information class,” and upon completion, you’ll receive a no-pressure invitation to join Good Sam’s as part of our worship when we’re back together in person. Our next Virtual Good […]