As a Church That Serves and a Church Without Walls (literally!) right now, our community needs Good Sam’s gifts and presence more than ever before. Last week, we shifted our outreach budget to be ready to address critical needs of our community now and in the days to come. We have been serving our neighbors through Family Promise of Hendricks […]
WHAT ARE WE DOING?  We are collecting non-perishable, easily prepared food for families living in an extended stay hotel.  We are working with Family Promise and the Hendricks County Food Pantry Coalition to help fill the need as these agencies are currently overwhelmed.  If each Good Sam’s family can spare just a few items from their pantry, we will be […]
Catch up with your fellow Oldies but Goodies via Zoom next Saturday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.! Bring your favorite beverage and catch up with friends new and old!
Good Sam’s will be hosting our first ever Trunk or Treat on Thursday, Oct. 29th, (time TBD) and we need YOU! Participants will be asked to decorate their trunks or truck beds with fun, family-friendly Halloween themes. This event will be in conjunction with the Harris Food Pantry. Participants and guests are encouraged to bring a Thanksgiving side dish pantry […]
Please join us on Monday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. This month we are reading “The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man” by James Weldon Johnson. This is a classic fictional story, originally published in 1912, that probes the psychological aspects of a Black man “passing for White” and also examines the American caste and class system. All are welcome to […]
Your old, dusty DVDs may be ready for a new home at ALPHA! Watching DVDs is part of the Fun Friday reward for their hard-working students. Because some students are older, PG and PG-13 movies can be shown. Here is a list of the movies presently available. Contact Deb Samples for pickup/drop off arrangements.
Ready to take a step in spiritual maturity and learn more about the Bible, but aren’t sure where to start? Our Basic Bible seminar begins this Sunday, September 13 at 11:00, just after our worship on Zoom. We’ll offer an overview of different segments of the Bible every other week through October, and the goal of our class is to […]
Save the date for an important and timely conversation with Dr. Leonard Moore, author of Citizen Klansmen, The Ku Klux Klan in Indiana from 1921-1928. We’ll meet on Zoom on Wednesday, September 16 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Dr. Moore, who spent years reviewing the records at the Indiana Historical Society and the State of Indiana Archives, will help us revisit a painful […]
Join your fellow Good Samaritans for a spiritual conversation in a socially-distanced patio, driveway, or side yard near you. In September, our focus will be The Psalms: Tell God How You’re Really Feeling About COVID-19. We’ll explore how the Psalms have been used to share nearly every emotion under the sun with God, from rage to anger to paranoia to […]
As part of Good Sam’s Regathering 2.0 Plan, we are anticipating offering outdoor worship services in the field behind Harris Academy starting on Sunday, September 13 from 11:15 a.m.-12:00 noon. (Our online worship service will continue at 10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.) These services will have a maximum of 50 people, require advanced registration, and will require participants to wear a mask […]
Know of a neighbor, friend, or someone who could benefit from a connection with the #ChurchThatServes? We strive to be Neighbors Helping Neighbors, and we have helped students get back to school clothes and books, helped yards get mowed, delivered meals to households facing illness, and have even been able to help out with some mortgage payments and rent. We strive to do […]
Good Samaritan’s Bishop’s Committee and Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows have approved Good Samaritan’s Regathering Plan 2.0, which you can find here. We’ve modified our plans and hope to begin offering an in-person, outdoor, socially-distanced Sunday worship possibility starting on Sunday, September 13 from 11:00-11:45 a.m. in the field behind Harris Academy. (Our online service will continue at 10:00 a.m., and Good […]