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. […]
The Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis awards Lucy Karam as 2024 Distinguished Woman
Our very own distinguished woman, Lucy Karam, has been selected as the 2024 Distinguished Woman from the Diocese of Indianapolis! Thank you to the Episcopal Women’s Ministries Council for selecting Lucy, who will be honored in many ways throughout 2024 (including during the Diocesan Convention in November). Lucy began leading Good Sam’s Outreach ministries in 2016 and continues to be […]
Please mark your calendars to join the Bishop’s Committee and Discernment Committee for our 3 upcoming Holy Conversations, facilitated by Jen Phelps, Transition Minister for the Diocese. Holy Conversations are a healthy process for all churches to engage in every 5-7 years for the purpose of the church revisiting and solidifying who they are and what God is calling them […]
Mystical Hope Series With Jan Byars Good Sam’s Mental Health Group invites you to take part in the Mystical Hope Series with Jan Byars. This series is made up of four small group sessions (up to ten people) and we will introduce concepts related to mind, body, and spirit through group discussion and guided meditations. The four meetings are on […]
Pancakes for Pilgrimage Fundraiser! Arrive hungry and join the J2A Youth Group after church on Sunday, February 11th for a delicious offering of pancakes, sausage, bacon, and other goodies prepared and served by our high school youth! You can get an adult plate for $5, which includes two pancakes or scrambled eggs, two sausage links or bacon, and your choice […]
Please join one of our “Cottage Conversations” to re-engage and discuss our ideas for the Village Hub. If you are unfamiliar with our “Village Hub”, you can learn more about it on our website, here. We have chosen several dates to meet, and one is even a ZOOM call for the convenience of those of us who don’t want to […]
How to Stand Up to Book Banning While all strategies aren’t for everyone, there are lots of options. Challenge yourself. LEARN   READ   SHARE   ACT Read banned books. Our Good Sam library has dozens of banned books. Check out this section. Most people involved in book banning have never read the entire book, if any part. October 1-7 is National Banned […]
Rite13 & J2A Youth Group Event – Forest Escape at Eagle Creek Park! Mark your calendars for our Kickoff event on Sept. 30th at Eagle Creek Park. When:             Saturday, Sept. 30th 12:30 – 5 p.m. Where:            Eagle Creek Park – Shelter EDC (Next to Go Ape!) Cost:                $20/participant + park entry ($6.00 per vehicle.)*   Itinerary 12:30 p.m.      […]
We are looking forward to worshiping together at Arbuckle Acres on Sunday, September 10th, with a birthday celebration and pitch-in afterward. Good Sam’s is providing main dish choices and beverages. We are asking Good Samaritans to bring a side dish if your last name begins with A-M, or a dessert if your last name begins with N-Z. If your food […]