Posts by Gray Lesesne (Page 3)

See You At The Big Go on August 21!

The Big Go Block Party is a fan fest for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Brownsburg Town Hall. We’ll look forward to greeting lots of folks with our message of inclusion and service. Stop by our booth to say hello and register to win a Gas…

Dwelling in the Word: Sunday, August 12

Have you ever wanted to grow in your understanding of how to engage with Holy Scripture as an open-minded follower of Christ? Dwelling in the Word is a spiritual practice of reading and dwelling in the biblical text with an openness to be formed and transformed by the Living Word. This practice is a unique way…

Explorer’s Forum on Sunday, August 5 at 9 a.m.

What do Cuba, marriage, gender, immigration and #MeToo have in common? Come and see at Explorer’s Forum Sunday, August 5 from 9:00-9:45 a.m. Father Gray, Lara Dreyer & Jeffrey Dreyer invite you to a conversation about the General Convention of The Episcopal Church held earlier this month in Austin, Texas.  Hear about who goes, what…

Youth Parents Gathering on July 29

There’s exciting gatherings planned for our young people this fall at Good Sam’s. We are having a Youth Parents Meet and Greet on Sunday, July 29 after worship from 11:00-12:00 p.m. This is a chance to get to meet other parents, hear about the upcoming year and curriculum calendar for the Youth Group, and meet…

Newcomer’s Course on Sunday, August 5

Our Good Sam’s 101 is Sunday, August 5 from 11:30-1:00 p.m. This is our on-ramp course to help you plug in more deeply, learn more, and help you make connections with other newcomers.  We’ll gather for lunch, presentations, with some time at tables to meet new people. Fun activities and nursery are available for kids…

Register for Good Sam’s Retreat! Deadline July 29!

Good Samaritan’s Annual Retreat Weekend is Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19 at Waycross in Brown County. Come away and relax, enjoying Waycross’ beautiful views, winding trails, ziplining, conversations, game night, campfire and lots of fun for families of all kinds (couples, singles, and families with kids are welcome). Online registration is available now with full…

Welcome, The Rev. Patrick Burke!

From July to December 2018, The Reverend Patrick Burke will be with us as our Curate. (As a Curate, Patrick is ordained as a transitional deacon, preparing for ordination as a priest. He is being “cured” or “seasoned for ministry” by learning the art and craft of church planting and congregational leadership with us in…

Have you seen our sign?

Have you seen our new billboard on I-74 in Brownsburg? Good Samaritan is starting the Love Your Neighbor idea in Hendricks County as a way of simply encouraging our communities and neighborhoods and people to get to know, understand, and care for the people who live around us. Not just the people we like or…

Welcome, Erica Ridderman!

Erica Ridderman joined Good Samaritan’s staff as our Intern for Discipleship and Spiritual Formation, on June 24​. Erica’s main job will be to build on the great foundation we’ve got in our Going Deeper 1 and 2 small groups to create a whole network of small groups and learning and spiritual formation opportunities for both our members and…

A Poem for River Sunday

Good Samaritan Norm Minnick authored the poem below for River Sunday, the final of our four Creation Season Sundays in June. Thanks for sharing your gifts with us, Norm! THE POET SPEAKS OF RIVERS after Langston Hughes I, too, have known rivers. I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of…