Welcome to Consecration Week!


Welcome to Consecration Week! 


Consecrating and Seating Bishop-Elect The Reverend Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows as the eleventh bishop of the Diocese.

Bishop-Elect The Reverend Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Presiding Bishop The Most Reverend Michael Curry

 

The Schedule of Events

Friday, April 28

  • Presiding Bishop Clergy Meeting and Luncheon, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at St. Richard’s School. All priests and deacons are invited. Please RSVP here.
  • Media Event for PB and Bishop Elect 1 p.m.–1:30 p.m., Lilly Room, Trinity Episcopal Church
    Rehearsal, 4 p.m. at Clowes Memorial Hall
  • Consecration Choir Rehearsal, 7 p.m.–9 p.m at Clowes
  • Women of Color Clergy Reception, 5–7 p.m., at Christ Church Cathedral (CCC)
  • Reception hosted by the Union of Black Episcopalians, 6:30–8 p.m., at CCC
  • Bishop’s Dinner (Bishops and spouses only), 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., at Columbia Club

Saturday, April 29

  • Bishop’s Breakfast, (Bishops only), 8 a.m. at Clowes
  • Consecration Choir Rehearsal, 8:30 a.m.–10:15 a.m. at Clowes
  • Ordination and Consecration. The Consecration and Ordination of The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows as the 11th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis. Plan to arrive early. Prelude at 10:30 a.m., then two processions before beginning the 11 a.m. liturgy at Clowes. 

Sunday, April 30

  • Presiding Bishop Sunday Visitation, 10:30 a.m., at St. David’s, Bean Blossom
    (Coming from the north, SR 135 is closed just before St. David’s. Stay on 135 and take Railroad Rd. to SR 45 and turn left to St. David’s. Here is a map. ) Please carpool to St. David’s…parking is very limited
  • Bishop’s Seating, 11 a.m., at Christ Church Cathedral, a party to follow.

Celebrating Twenty Years of Ministry as Bishop

We began this special week by celebrating twenty years of ministry with Bishop Cate Waynick. See more in the Featured News.

For her Celebration of Ministry Bishop Cate wrote a prayer. Here is that prayer accompanied by pictures of Bishop Cate throughout her ministry as the 10th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis.

TRANSITIONS

Want to send a message to the current bishop or bishop-elect?

The Right Rev. Catherine Waynick, Bishop
Bishop@indydio.org

The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, Bishop Elect
Bishopelect@indydio.org 

Address
1100 W. 42nd Street
Indianapolis IN 46208

Diocesan office phone numbers
317 926-5454
800 669-5786

FEATURED NEWS

Presiding Bishop Responds to Trump’s Decision to Pull U.S. Out of Worldwide Climate Accord

Presiding Bishop Responds to Trump’s Decision to Pull U.S. Out of Worldwide Climate Accord
[June 1, 2017, Episcopal News Service] President Donald Trump announced June 1 that he would pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement, a 2015 pledge to limit climate change signed by 196 nations. The agreement includes a plan to decrease carbon emissions and limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, and a commitment from wealthier nations to provide $100 billion in aid to developing countries. The agreement is the first-ever binding, international treaty in 20 years of United Nations climate talks. The presiding bishop’s statement follows. With the announcement by President Donald Trump of his decision to withdraw the commitment made by the United States to the Paris Climate Accord, I am reminded of the words of the old spiritual which speaks of God and God’s creation in these words, “He’s got the whole world in his hands.” The whole world belongs to God, as Psalm 24 teaches ...
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Diocesan Executive Council Holds First Meeting With Bishop

Diocesan Executive Council Holds First Meeting With Bishop

Members of diocesan Executive Council arrived at Waycross June 17 with excitement, anticipation, and bags of canned goods for a local food pantry as they held their first meeting with Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows. Bishop Jennifer asked members of the council to help shape the agenda ...
180th Diocesan Convention: Come to the River

180th Diocesan Convention: Come to the River

CALL TO CONVENTION, JUNE 2017  Pursuant to Article IV Section 2 of the Constitution of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis, notice is hereby given that the 180th annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis will be held at Kye's Event Center, 500 Missouri Ave., Jeffersonville, ...
Making a Witness: Bishop Endorses CIC Statement

Making a Witness: Bishop Endorses CIC Statement

The Right Reverend Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows signed on to a joint statement by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation, condemning an anti-Muslim billboard posted earlier this month along I-465 in Indianapolis. Statement Regarding the Anti-Muslim Billboard from CIC and the Indianapolis Community The Center for Interfaith Cooperation ...
Presiding Bishop Responds to Trump’s Decision to Pull U.S. Out of Worldwide Climate Accord

Presiding Bishop Responds to Trump’s Decision to Pull U.S. Out of Worldwide Climate Accord

[June 1, 2017, Episcopal News Service] President Donald Trump announced June 1 that he would pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement, a 2015 pledge to limit climate change signed by 196 nations. The agreement includes a plan to decrease carbon emissions and ...
Welcome to Now We Gather!

Welcome to Now We Gather!

Now we gather in this place To feel your strong embrace Defend us Lord from all assaults of the enemy Give us the will to walk the Road And strength enough to share the load With the friends that you give as your earthly family ...
Pathways to Vitality: The Tarantula In My Checkbook

Pathways to Vitality: The Tarantula In My Checkbook

Balancing a checkbook and other financial tasks can feel like opening a box of spiders, doing them well and with proper knowledge frees us to better understand how our lives function, how day to day living happens through our finances. And then, we are freed ...
Webinar & Resources for ‘Becoming Beloved Community’

Webinar & Resources for ‘Becoming Beloved Community’

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Following a year of listening, consulting and reflection, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings and officers of the House of Bishops and House of Deputies are inviting Episcopalians to ...
PEACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, ROCKPORT, HAS MOVED

PEACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, ROCKPORT, HAS MOVED

Peace Episcopal Church, Rockport, has moved. Their new address is 223 County Road 350W, Rockport IN 47635. All other information remains the same. If you plan to visit, they advise you rely upon MapQuest for now. Some GPS systems, including Garmin, seem to be leading ...
First Confirmation

First Confirmation

Another first for Bishop Jennifer---her first deanery Confirmation, this one for the Southeast Region Deanery at St. Paul's, Columbus ...
Attend the Regional Building for a New Tomorrow Symposium

Attend the Regional Building for a New Tomorrow Symposium

Our diocesan members have been invited to attend the upcoming Now What? A Conference on Reimagining Our Buildings, Our Mission, Our Leadership on July 8 in Indianapolis. It is an ecumenical gathering sponsored by the building funds of The Episcopal Church, Disciples of Christ, Evangelical ...
EXCITING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY---DIOCESAN COORDINATORS FOR EPISCOPAL RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT (ERD)

EXCITING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY—DIOCESAN COORDINATORS FOR EPISCOPAL RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT (ERD)

Do you have a heart for connecting mission challenges and partnership opportunities, locally and globally? Do have a desire to help keep our diocese educated and informed about the work of Episcopal Relief and Development and how others can connect with this critical work through ...
Become a Part of the 2017-2018 Youth Steering Committee (YSC)

Become a Part of the 2017-2018 Youth Steering Committee (YSC)

Applications are now being accepted to join the Youth Steering Committee (YSC) in the 2017-2018 school year. The YSC is comprised of youth and adults from across the Diocese of Indianapolis. We meet 10-12 times per year at various churches around the diocese to plan ...
Episcopal Women Honored at Luncheon

Episcopal Women Honored at Luncheon

April 8th at St. Paul’s, Columbus, 25 women were honored for their support of their parish and community at a Luncheon sponsored by the Diocesan Episcopal Women's Ministries Council. Bishop-Elect Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows presented their certificates. The names of the honorees and pictures from the event ...
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FEATURED & UPCOMING EVENTS
Sun 25

Listening Session – Lay SW Region

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jul 10

Episcopal Youth Event 2017

July 10 - July 14
Aug 27

Listening Session – Clergy Spouses

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sep 09

Listening Session – Lay Leadership

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sep 09

Listening Session – Youth

September 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sep 13

Listening Session – Priests

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sep 16
Sep 29
Oct 07

Listening Session – Deacons

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 15

Listening Session – Lay SE Region

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oct 26

180th Diocesan Convention

October 26-28, 2017

Location is Jeffersonville.

PARISH & OTHER MILESTONES

Many milestones were celebrated in 2016, including those of several parishes. Do you have an important milestone coming up in your parish? Share it here

PEACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, ROCKPORT, HAS MOVED

PEACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, ROCKPORT, HAS MOVED
Peace Episcopal Church, Rockport, has moved. Their new address is 223 County Road 350W, Rockport IN 47635. All other information remains the same. If you plan to visit, they advise you rely upon MapQuest for now. Some GPS systems, including Garmin, seem to be leading visitors astray. (We're working on helping resolve that issue now!)  ...
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179 Years and Still Going

179 Years and Still Going
St. Paul's, Richmond, is celebrating 179 years of ministry ...
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September 1976: General Convention Approves the Ordination of Women

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Giving thanks for the history of ordained women in The Episcopal Church and in our diocese on the 40 year anniversary this month ...
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180 and Still Going

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St. Paul's, Jeffersonville, just celebrated their 180th with a liturgy and reception ...
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ALCOHOL POLICY .

The policy on alcohol use related to diocesan and parish events was established by the Diocesan Executive Council in January 2017.  View the policy here.

LIGHT A CANDLE. PRAY FOR THE NATION.

Join Us in Prayer

President Trump has taken office, but much of the tension in our nation continues. You’re invited to continue to light a virtual candle and pray for peace.