“What do I say now? What do I do now? I want to do the right thing, but I’m not sure what that is. I don’t want to make things worse,” a Good Samaritan asked me this week. As our country, and especially our neighbors who are people of color, continue to hurt and ache in the wake of one […]
As part of our Growing Courageous Neighbors programming, we are pleased to announce an online discussion of Jennifer Harvey’s book, Raising White Kids. The Rev. Dr. Jennifer Harvey is an award-winning author, educator, and public speaker. Her work focuses on ethics and race, gender, sexuality, activism, spirituality and politics—with particular attention to how religion shows up in these dimensions of […]
Joyce Johnson will be our guest this Sunday, March 8, during worship and afterwards for conversation. Joyce is a Master Certified Biblical Storyteller. She serves in Christian Education Ministries at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Indianapolis. Joyce is coordinator and teacher of Discipleship Studies and leader for the Scripture by Heart Biblical Storytelling Ministry. She is co-presenter of Biblical Storytelling and […]
Come enjoy good food, good conversation, and an important discussion about a faith that focuses on loving, serving, and including all people, no exceptions. Tuesday, March 10th at 6 p.m. at Green Street Pub! Dr. Shariq Siddiqui will be our speaker at Pub Theology. Dr. Siddiqui serves as the visiting director and assistant professor of the Muslim Philanthropy Initiative at […]
We’re delighted to have Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows at Good Sam’s on Sunday, March 1. As Bishop, Jennifer serves as Good Samaritan’s chief pastor. Bishop Jennifer will preside and preach at 10 a.m., and then spend time in conversation with us after worship about Good Sam’s next steps in Growing Courageous Neighbors. Pro Episcopal tips: When the Bishop comes (which is […]
Allison Victoria will be our guest musician and then share about the musical and cultural traditions in her church after the service. Allison is a soulful singer/songwriter and the leader of an Indianapolis based band. She’s been on WFYI’s Small Studio and Curious Mix. In addition to her own work, Victoria has also been featured on tracks with diverse local […]
As part of our Growing Courageous Neighbors exploration, young Good Samaritans and their families are invited to attend the 2 p.m. showing of The Watsons Go to Birmingham at the Indiana Repertory Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 23rd. Good Samaritans will meet the Watsons of Flint, Michigan: Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, big brother Byron, and ten-year-old Kenny. When Byron can’t […]
Join us for our annual community celebration of diversity! Sponsored by the Hendricks County Alliance for Diversity, the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration and Multicultural Pitch-in Dessert provides a family-friendly opportunity for people of all cultures to come together to share a dessert and fellowship. This event is free to attend, but space is limited. Attendees are […]
Good Sam’s is hosting a Multicultural Music Workshop featuring Ana Hernandez on Saturday, November 2 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Harris Academy in Brownsburg. In this workshop, we will practice deep listening to facilitate relationships across lines of difference, find/build our collective voice, and enable us to step into the flow of the larger community. Learn to play together and […]