Posts by Gray Lesesne

Calling All the Saints!

Calling All Saints to Good Samaritan! Sunday, Nov. 5 is a special celebration in recognition of ALL Saints, the everyday saints and the patron saints. The kids of Good Samaritan have been practicing a special song to share with the congregation during the Offertory, and we are inviting them to dress for the occasion. We…

Pub Theology on November 8

Looking for Good Conversation, Good Food, and Good Company? Then join us on Wednesday, November 8 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. for Pub Theology at Green Street Pub (911 N. Green Street). This Pub Theology marks the beginning of several conversations at Good Samaritan about Racial Reconciliation planned for winter 2017 and spring 2018. A good place…

Pub Theology on October 11

Looking for Good Conversation, Good Food, and Good Company? Then join us on Wednesday, October 11 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. for Pub Theology at Green Street Pub (911 N. Green Street). Wondering how to talk about God or how to explore God’s call in your life without sounding like a “crazy Christian?”  Jessica Journey is a…

The Princesses are Coming to Good Sam’s!

This Sunday, October 1, the #ChurchThatServes will be assisting Courage & Kindness, a nonprofit organization that brings character experiences to children in need. Courage & Kindness characters have visited children in local Indianapolis hospitals, the Ronald McDonald house, and Wheeler Mission. We’ll be preparing gift bags that they will take to local pediatric patients, but…

Good Sam’s recognized by Brownsburg School Board

Good Samaritan was recognized by the Brownsburg Community School Corporation Board on Monday, September 11 for tremendous volunteer efforts to and work accomplished on behalf of Harris Academy, the Brownsburg School Food Pantry, and BCSC Schools. Left, Father Gray shakes the hand of Board Chair Adam Brower and receives a certificate of accomplishment on behalf…

Erin’s Sermon on September 4, 2017

Audio Link: https://soundcloud.com/user-898760811/september-3-2017-live-like-the-truth-is-true You may have heard the same story I heard this past week on NPR, about a reporter named Al Letson, who is the host of the radio program and podcast Reveal. Al was interviewed about something that happened to him while he was reporting in Berkeley, California. Al was reporting at what was…

Pub Theology on September 13

Looking for good conversation and good food? Join us on Wednesday, September 13 at 6:00 p.m. for Pub Theology at Green Street Pub in Brownsburg. Our speaker is Jenna Scott, from Project Hud;Son, which is a Brownsburg organization dedicated to bringing awareness, support and education for issues surrounding mental health, bullying, self-harm and suicide. All…

Cottage Conversations in September

In September, we are gathering in Cottage Conversations in each other’s homes, in the park, and in a local restaurant to talk about what is next for Good Samaritan. Who do we want to be, and what is God calling us to do over the next one year? Three years? Five years? Here’s the list…

Gray’s Sermon on August 13, 2017

The Reverend Gray Lesesne, D.Min. Sermon preached at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church Proper 14, Year A, August 13, 2017 Matthew 14:22-33 The waves and the wind are battering our boat this morning, and they are indeed frightening. The waves are those of hate and violence and fear and threats of war, cloaked in voices that…