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 the IU School of Music […]
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 celebrating Shrove Tuesday by having […]
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!
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 financially or are experiencing temporary […]
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 in Indianapolis at 32nd Street […]
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 area to act collectively for […]
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 p.m.? Be in touch with […]
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 also offer each person an opportunity to share […]
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 Good Sam’s would be one […]
In 2019, the Good Sam’s congregation grew by 12%…that is simply amazing! Thank you for inviting your family and friends into our community and for welcoming our many newcomers. As we continue to grow, we want everyone to continue to connect names and faces so that we are a community of servants where everyone is known, honored, welcomed, and included. We’re creating a Good […]