Take time to pause and listen during Lent
Glory to God, whose power working in us could do infinitely more than we could ask or imagine. Amen.  Good morning, Good Samaritans. I am impressed with the number of people who are here today, considering it was 14 degrees this morning when I walked the dog. And when I say it was cold, I mean it was really cold. […]
This Sunday, October 1, the #ChurchThatServes will be assisting Courage & Kindness, a nonprofit organization that brings character experiences to children in need. Courage & Kindness characters have visited children in local Indianapolis hospitals, the Ronald McDonald house, and Wheeler Mission. We’ll be preparing gift bags that they will take to local pediatric patients, but we need your help. Can […]
Good Samaritan was recognized by the Brownsburg Community School Corporation Board on Monday, September 11 for tremendous volunteer efforts to and work accomplished on behalf of Harris Academy, the Brownsburg School Food Pantry, and BCSC Schools. Left, Father Gray shakes the hand of Board Chair Adam Brower and receives a certificate of accomplishment on behalf of the congregation.
Catechumenate is an old-fashioned churchy word that means learning by hearing, geared especially for newcomers into the Christian faith. For our community, it is a way to learn more about the Episcopal Church and who we are as a community of followers of Jesus at Good Samaritan. Catechumenate will take the place of our regular Spark2Serve Conversation Sundays (when we […]
Our partners in ministry at Harris Academy have started a new incentive program for students designed to encourage positive behavior and academic excellence. Students are able to earn “Harris Bucks” and then redeem them for gift cards at local establishments. Principal Lynn Lodwick reports that the good news is that the program has been a wild success, and that behavior […]
This Sunday, January 22, our great new preaching and teaching series continues, with a shift in our focus to Open Hearts. Father Gray will lead the after-worship discussion. In this politically charged culture of ours, what does it mean to offer hospitality and an open heart to others, especially those with whom we disagree? Come and see on Sunday!
Want to learn more about how to plug into the Church That Serves? After our worship service at 10 a.m. this Sunday, January 15 (details right), we’ll have some fun at Good Samaritan’s first ever Ministry Fair. You’ll get your very own “passport,” and if you talk with all eleven of our ministry leaders and get your “passport” stamped at each station, you’ll be eligible to win […]
In a tense and divisive election season, Good Samaritan is preaching that while we’re not called to agree with each other, we are called to stay in community with one another, to pray with each other, and to offer love, acceptance and prayers for our neighbors and our nation.   On Election Eve, Monday, November 7 at 6:00 p.m., Good Samaritan […]
Are you ready to be an Everyday Saint? After our worship service this Sunday, October 30, we will break into five or six teams to hatch a plan to go out and serve our community next Sunday, November 6 (All Saints’ Sunday). Each team will receive $50, some starter ideas, and you’ll have plenty of time to plan a Random […]
Soles 4 Souls Drive Pack 396 and Good Samaritan Episcopal Church are partnering to collect used shoes for those in need, both domestically and internationally. The partnership is in support of both Indy Do Day (a weekend of service across Central Indiana) and a national Boy Scouts of America campaign to collect 25,000 pairs of shoes across the U.S. WHAT: […]