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Welcoming Coro Latinoamericano on Feb. 23!

In 2000, Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Indianapolis founded Coro Latinoamericano in response to the diocese’s increasing number of Latinx and Hispanic parishioners. The choir leads the 1 p.m. Santa Misa Sunday service and combines Anglican tradition with Latino music and culture. Coro Latinoamericano is led by Director Yuri Rodriguez who is a graduate of…

Join us for Ash Wednesday on Feb. 26!

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, a season of reflection and renewal for Christians in the six weeks that leads up to Easter. We will have two opportunities to observe Ash Wednesday with Good Sam’s this year. The first will be Ashes-To-Go, a brief worship service (20 minutes) at 12 noon at Arbuckle…

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

For over 500 years, many Christians have marked the beginning of Lent by eating pancakes on the Tuesday prior to Ash Wednesday, called Shrove Tuesday. This tradition began as a way of using up eggs, butter, and sugar left in the house which would not have been eaten during Lent. This year, we will be…

New Good Sam’s Leadership

Congratulations to our new (and returning) leaders, newly elected by the Bishop’s Committee! Erin Tanner is our new Junior Warden, Melinda Sowers will continue as our treasurer, and Denise Young will continue as Clerk. Be sure to congratulate and thank these three wonderful women for their hard work and service to Good Sam’s!

Collecting Supplies for Project Period

Good Samaritan Outreach has two very special projects in March; please read about them below to see how you can participate. Sunday, March 1 – We will be collecting feminine hygiene supplies for Project Period. This organization partners with schools and community organizations in Indiana to provide free feminine hygiene products to those who struggle…

Welcoming The Rev. Erin Hougland This Sunday

We are delighted to welcome The Rev. Erin Hougland as our guest preacher this Sunday, Feb. 16. Many of you may fondly remember Erin from her time as our director of discipleship and associate priest here at Good Samaritan from 2016-2018. She is the Associate Rector for Community Engagement & Vitality at Trinity Episcopal Church…

Pub Theology Welcomes Rosie Bryant

Enjoy good food, good beverages, and good conversation at Pub Theology! Rosie Bryant, LSW ​will be our speaker at Pub Theology on Tuesday, February 11 at 6:00 p.m. at Green Street Pub. A Community Organizer for Faith in Indiana, Bryant works to build coalitions among marginalized people and people of faith in the central Indiana…

Family Promise Shelter Dinner: Feb. 6

Family Promise transforms the lives of families experiencing homelessness and poverty in Hendricks County, by providing housing, stability services and homelessness prevention, with the goal of achieving sustainable independence. Can you help us prepare a delicious dinner for the families when they will be at Messiah Lutheran Church next Thursday, Feb. 6 from 5:30 to 8:00…

Going Deeper

Going Deeper is a small group designed primarily for newcomers to Good Sam’s, though it is open to everyone. We will meet over four Sundays (February 2, 9, 16, and 23) from 4:00-5:30 p.m. and spend time getting to know each other by studying some Bible stories that are key to Good Sam’s identity and mission. We…

2020 Annual Meeting Highlights

The Annual Meeting of Good Samaritan Episcopal Church was on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Highlights included: Father Gray presented the recommendation of the 2019 Strategic Planning team, which has been accepted and embraced by the Bishop’s Committee.  We are being called to pursue the path of building a village hub on the 56th Street property, where…