Wednesday Mailbag

EFC_newspaper_clipartWednesday Mailbag is the weekly newsletter for folks who want to keep abreast about what is going on in the diocese—from upcoming or new events, to staff changes, or any other breaking news. It is available to read right here or can be sent directly to your email Inbox. Read the Wednesday Mailbag and stay current with what is goin on in the diocese.

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Diocesan Office
Email: mailbag@indydio.org
Phone: 317-926-5454

Current & Past Issues


WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR FEBRUARY 22, 2017

BISHOP ELECT'S VISITATION SCHEDULE Her visitation schedule is here on our diocesan website. ASH WEDNESDAY INFO NEEDED Ash Wednesday is almost upon us. Is your parish offering an "Ashes to Go" opportunity or any special program for Ash Wednesday or the Lenten season? This information is needed for media purposes ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2017

BISHOP ELECT'S VISITATION SCHEDULE Her visitation schedule is now on our diocesan website at http://indydio.org/#news. A PERSONAL STORY: ESCAPE FROM ISIL Safwan Aziz will tell a personal story of escape from ISIL at Grace Church, Muncie this Sunday, February 19, at 9 a.m. Here is the flyer. EXECUTIVE COUNCIL RATIFIES ALCOHOL ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2017

BISHOP ELECT'S VISITATION SCHEDULE Her initial visitation schedule is now on our diocesan website at http://indydio.org/#news. EXECUTIVE COUNCIL RATIFIES ALCOHOL POLICY The diocesan Executive Council met via conference call on Saturday, January 14, and ratified a policy on alcohol use related to diocesan and parish events. Download the policy here. COMMUNICATION ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR FEBRUARY 1, 2017

NOW OFFICIAL! Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have just notified the Diocese of Indianapolis that Bishop-Elect Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.  The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows was elected ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR JANUARY 25, 2017

REEL TALK: COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS ABOUT RACE Beginning tomorrow evening, January 26, 6 p.m. at Trinity, Indianapolis, a two-part viewing of–and conversation about–the documentary, "Attucks, The School That Opened a City." The second part will be screened Thursday, February 2, at 6 p.m. and will include conversation with the film's director, ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR JANUARY 18, 2017

All of us BELONG in Indianapolis. This public event, Friday, January 20, from 12 noon until 1 p.m. on Monument Circle is intended to celebrate and affirm Indianapolis as a welcoming and supportive community. Recent political events have raised questions and concerns for individuals and organizations that may feel marginalized, left ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR JANUARY 11, 2017

DIOCESAN OFFICE CLOSED ON MLK DAY We will re-open Tuesday, January 17.    A REQUEST FROM THE REV. NANCY WOODWORTH-HILL IN JEFFERSONVILLE This is certainly worthy of passing on (the events are January 27 & 28): "I am attaching an information sheet and flyer for inclusion in the Wednesday Mailbag ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR JANUARY 4, 2017

TEACH THEM HOW TO FORGIVE! Forgiving others is quite easy when you know how. Our diocesan clergy can learn how to define, in behavioral ways, words such as: resentment, forgiveness, and reconciliation in Dr. Rob Voyle's training program "Teach Them How to Forgive!" The bishop of Southern Ohio, The Rt ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR DECEMBER 21, 2016

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR YOUR DIOCESAN OFFICE The diocesan office will close at noon Friday, December 23 and reopen at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 3. At times during this break some staff members will not be able to get voice mail.  In case of emergencies: Sally Cassidy, (317) 616-8685 Kim Christopher, ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR DECEMBER 14, 2016

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR YOUR DIOCESAN OFFICE The diocesan office will close at noon Friday, December 23 and reopen at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 3. At times during this break some staff members will not be able to get voice mail.  In case of emergencies: Sally Cassidy, (317) 616-8685 Kim Christopher, ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR DECEMBER 7, 2016

NO SWEAT LEADERSHIP SERIES IS TOMORROW! It has been an unseasonably warm fall. Put an end to these things that make you sweat with one, or both, of our No Sweat Leadership offerings! These two workshops will be presented by Marsha Gebuhr, Canon for Administration, and are designed for first-time rectors but ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR NOVEMBER 30, 2016

TONIGHT! HELP ST. DAVID'S CELEBRATE DIVERSITY "Replacing Darkness with Light:  Overcoming Hate with Love." Everyone is invited to help St. David's celebrate their community's diversity by joining with them as they remove the hate speech from their church and replace it with love at 5 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, November 30 ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2016

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! The diocesan office will be closed until Monday, November 28. NO SWEAT LEADERSHIP SERIES It has been an unseasonably warm fall.  Put an end to these things that make you sweat with one, or both, of our No Sweat Leadership offerings!  These two workshops will be presented by Marsha ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR NOVEMBER 16, 2016

OPEN ENROLLMENT A reminder to all active clergy and your lay employees: The open enrollment period through the Medical Trust is from November 7th to November 23rd. You should have received your letter from the Medical Trust if you are currently under a plan. Please follow the instructions and go ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2016

CONFERENCE FOR 6TH-12TH GRADE: "MOVING FROM STRESS TO SUCCESS" The conference will be Friday, November 18, 7:30 p.m. through Sunday, November 20, 12:30 p.m. Registration ends tomorrow, November 10. Fall conference is open to youth in 6th through 12th grades and adult chaperones. This event is not possible without the help ...
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WEDNESDAY MAILBAG FOR NOVEMBER 2, 2016

THE REV. JENNIFER BASKERVILLE-BURROWS, 11TH BISHOP OF INDIANAPOLIS Here is the link to the latest news from the diocesan website. CHRISTOPHER'S, CARMEL, TIME & TALENT AUCTION Join us for an evening of fun, fellowship, and fundraising this Saturday, November 5, 6–9 p.m. There will be opportunities to bid on live ...
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