Posts by Gray Lesesne

Pub Theology with Shelly Fitzgerald

Come and enjoy Pub Theology with Shelly Fitzgerald on Tuesday, September 10 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Green Street Pub in Brownsburg (911 N. Green Street). Come enjoy good food, good conversation, and an important discussion about a faith that focuses on loving, serving, and including all people, no exceptions. We’ll welcome Shelly Fitzgerald, who was…

No worship on Sunday, August 18!

A Friendly Reminder that there is NO WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY, August 18, at Harris Academy! Good Sam’s will be on retreat at Waycross in Brown County. If you’d like to join us for worship and lunch there, we’d love to have you! We’ll worship at 11:00 a.m. at 4879 Richards Road, Morgantown, Indiana, with lunch…

Welcome, Astrid Caruso-Lynch!

We’re delighted to announce that Astrid Caruso-Lynch joined Good Samaritan’s staff on August 1 as our new Administrator. She’ll be working in our office at Elevate Brownsburg on Tuesdays-Fridays from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Astrid comes to us with a variety of ministry experiences, including prior service as Administrator at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church…

Good Sam’s Receives Racial Reconciliation Grant

Great news! Good Samaritan is the proud recipient of an Indiana Center for Congregations grant of $30,000 that will fund nine months of Racial Reconciliation conversations, study, healing, immersive experiences and spiritual workfor our church and neighborhood, starting in July. Every day in the news, there are fresh headlines about division, injustice, violence, and discrimination that…

Strategic Planning Group Update

Good Samaritan’s strategic planning group has recently completed the following as we develop a plan for meeting and worshipping when our lease at Harris Academy expires in August 2021: We conducted a congregational listening/brainstorming gathering on May 5, with more than 85 in attendance, which generated many creative ideas. We completed a professional demographics analysis of Brownsburg,…

Creation Season starts June 16!

Creation Season begins! Every summer, Good Sam’s celebrates the joy and wonder of God’s good Creation with a special liturgical season. Each week at 10 a.m., we’ll feature special liturgies with special activities afterwards: June 16: Diversity Sunday, featuring a special service project afterwards focused on diversity June 23: Trail Sunday, featuring a walk along…

Register Now for Good Sam’s Summer Retreat!

Good Samaritan’s Summer Retreat Weekend is Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Waycross in Brown County. Our theme this year: How To Be A Better Neighbor. We’re entering a year-long exploration of how we can be better neighbors, especially as reconcilers and healers around issues of race and ethnicity. Our retreat will help…