Good Sam’s new Mental Health ministry will be participating in this year’s Indianapolis walk on Saturday, September 9th. The purpose of the walk each year is to honor and remember those lost to suicide and to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. We invite everyone to join us as part of the Good Samaritan team. Meet at […]
The new school year is upon us already! This Sunday (August 7th) is Educator Sunday! We will be recognizing our Good Sam’s folks who work in education, and the sermon will include a few educators sharing about their work. Our Good Sam’s Littles, Kids, and Youth are invited to take part as well. Wear your school colors, and bring your […]
Dear Serving People of Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, Greetings from Augusta, Georgia! Kim and I are very excited to be coming to Brownsburg for me to serve as your Vicar-in-Charge! We have been impressed with your tenacity, open-mindedness, and your vision statement of “ Love, serve, and include all people, no exceptions.” We are eager to get to know and […]
Are you new to Good Sam’s? Would you like to meet other newcomers along with the staff and ministry leaders? Please make plans to come to our Newcomers’ Brunch on July 10th at 11 a.m. Brunch and beverages will be provided. All ages are welcome. We hope you will make plans to join us. Please register for our brunch here. […]
A bit about Rodnie: Rodnie Bryant was raised in a “very religious” and musical home. In his youth, he learned music theory alongside his older sister at the Wurlitzer Music Company and later took private lessons. His musical repertoire draws from the classical and jazz music he studied and the gospel music he sang every Sunday. Mentored by “musical giants” […]
The Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis will offer Implicit Bias & Microaggressions: Faithful Reflection and Discernment of Next Steps on January 29, via Zoom, at 9 a.m. Eastern/8 a.m. Central. The three-hour workshop will explore ways to name personal biases, recognize microaggressions, and teach tools to help create intentionally inclusive environments. Registration is required. The workshop will be led by Andrea […]
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.
“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 […]