Our 5th and 6th grade Explorers class reached out this week to the Sikh Satsang of Indianapolis to offer their friendship and sorrow in the wake of last weekend’s tragic shooting at the FedEx facility. We are grateful for their leadership and hospitality on our church’s behalf! You can read the full letter here.
If COVID numbers allow, we will gather on May 23 at 12:30 p.m. at Arbuckle Acres for a festive outdoor Pentecost service with Holy Communion and Baptism. If you are interested in baptism for yourself or your child, please reach out to Mother Beth. Stay tuned for more details!
As many of you know, Astrid Caruso-Lynch, our Parish Administrator, is currently studying at IU for her master’s degree in Arts Administration. One of Astrid’s degree requirements is to complete a summer internship, which she will be doing during the months of May and June at The Madeleine Choir School in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is an exciting opportunity […]
You’re invited to join the Progressive Christianity Zoom gathering on April 25! We will look at Jesus’ invitation to join him, living out the Kingdom of God in the here-and-now, as well as a glimpse at the ominous book of Revelations that offers hope to those on the receiving end of injustice and reasons to hold on in the midst […]
GS4SJ (Good Samaritans for Social Justice) is planning three book clubs this year to address racism and racial reconciliation. We invite you to join one or more of the book clubs. First up in April, beginning this Sunday at 7 p.m. on Zoom, is I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown. Reading grows our empathy and compassion for […]
Fellow Good Samaritans, We are all so eager to connect with Mother Beth! The Transition Committee has set up six virtual sessions for small groups to get together and enjoy an hour of informal conversation. Whether you prefer coffee hour, lunchtime, or down time, we hope the variety of options will serve you. You can see available times and sign […]
In the past couple of weeks, Good Sam’s has been through a lot of changes! We said thank you to our transition pastor, The Rev. Dr. Amy Lindeman Allen, and welcomed our new vicar, The Rev. Beth Scriven. As a token of our gratitude for Pastor Amy’s time with us over the past few months, on behalf of the congregation […]
Make connections and deepen your spirituality with Virtual Going Deeper! Going Deeper is one of the best ways to get to know other Good Samaritans and to get connected in our congregation. It is a way to deepen your spiritual connection with a small group with other newcomers and long-timers through fellowship, scripture study, and safely sharing your spiritual story in ways that […]
Oldies But Goodies Supper Club will have a picnic Saturday April 17, at Nanci and Bob Slagle’s home driveway at 2 p.m. The Bishop’s Committee requirement is for each attendee to bring their own food, drink and lawn chair, wear mask while not eating, and to social distance. RSVP required to keep numbers to 25. To RSVP, text or call […]
Please join us Thursday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. We will be discussing “Notes from a Young Black Chef: a Memoir” by Kwame Onwuachi. By the time he was twenty-seven years old, Kwame Onwuachi had opened—and closed—one of the most talked about restaurants in America. He had sold drugs in New York and been shipped off to rural Nigeria to […]