The Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis

The Episcopal Church in Central and Southern Indiana
 

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“THIS JOURNEY OF TELLING THE TRUTH DOESN’T END:” BISHOP JENNIFER’S ABSALOM JONES DAY SERMON

“This Journey of Telling the Truth Doesn’t End:” Bishop Jennifer’s Absalom Jones Day Sermon

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    We Came to the River!

     

    The Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis convened in Jeffersonville and New Albany, IN near the banks of the Ohio River October 26-28 for its 180th Diocesan Convention, an event with the theme “Come to the River!”  There are videos, pictures, articles, and more about the convention. It has adjourned and the 181st convention will come to order in Bloomington, IN in November 2018. 


    For all Convention 2017 related information, please go to 180th Diocesan Convention 2017


     

    Bishops United Against Gun Violence

     

    Presiding Bishop The Right Reverend Michael Curry 

     

     

    “It may be that we cannot solve everything, and we cannot do everything. But we can do something, no matter what.”

    News, Events, & Features

     

    Diocese of Indianapolis Awarded Episcopal Church Evangelism Grant
    The Rev. Whitney Rice, associate rector of St. Francis In-the-Fields in Zionsville, is a 35-year-old cradle Episcopalian, and not once in her life has she ever heard anyone say, “Wow. Those Episcopalians are really great at evangelism.” Rice aims to change that, and last week, ...
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    New Union of Black Episcopalians Chapter Forming
    A diocesan chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE) will be established soon, according to the Rev. Shannon MacVean-Brown, transition priest at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Speedway, who is leading the effort. MacVean-Brown, who was active in the UBE chapter in the Diocese of ...
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    Executive Council Thinks ‘Creatively and Openly’ About Structure, Budget
    On November 17 and 18, the diocese’s Executive Council and Bishop Jennifer met in retreat at the Waycross Camp and Conference Center. The retreat was facilitated by Mieke Vandersall and Emily Scott of the Vandersall Collective, a firm hired by the diocese to lead a strategic ...
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    In early December, Bishop Jennifer wrote to the people of the diocese about upcoming staff changes that she said would support the shared vision for the diocese that had emerged at listening sessions and leadership meetings in the fall of 2017. Two of those transitions ...
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    Pathways to Vitality Blog:  “The Birds and The Bees” of Clergy Compensation
      A Guide to Help Clergy Discuss Compensation and Church Finances By the Rev. Allen D. Rutherford, Chair
    Congregational and Community Life Committee of the Diocese of Indianapolis

    Extensive research has documented that Episcopalians would much rather talk about sex than have a transparent ...
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    THE EPISCOPAL ASSET MAP AND CHURCHWIDE PARISH  LISTINGS INFORMATION GATHERING
    The information on this form will be used for the new churchwide Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) Asset Map and will also be used in a new format for parish listings on the churchwide Episcopal website. (It is also always helpful to have this information ...
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    Shootings in Las Vegas
    Statement from Bishops United Against Gun Violence Following the Las Vegas Shooting Bishops United Against Gun Violence, a group of more than 70 Episcopal Church bishops working to curtail the epidemic of gun violence in the United States, released this statement today.October 2, 2017 We ...
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    March 2, 2018
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    March 2, 2018
    The 2018 Diocesan Youth Spring Retreat will be March 2-4, 2018 at Waycross. This gathering of Diocesan youth is planned ...
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    March 3, 2018
    Even though it says "10 til 1" the meeting time is yet too be determined.  The location is St. Andrew's, ...
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    March 14, 2018
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    March 17, 2018
    Meet at Waycross ...
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    April 11, 2018
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    April 19, 2018
    Exact times of this 3 day event will be determined at the March 3 meeting ...
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    April 19, 2018
    COM Spring Retreat at Waycross (All Postulants and Candidates for Holy Orders involved in the Discernment Process in the Diocese ...
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    April 23, 2018
    At Waycross ...
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    April 23, 2018
    Fierce Accountability Fierce Accountability with Courtney Reid April 23-25, 2018 Program begins and ends with lunch at 12:00 noon Waycross ...
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    April 28, 2018
    At St. Paul's, Columbus from 10:30 until 2.  Bishop Jennifer will celebrate Eucharist and be the guest speaker ...
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    May 9, 2018
    At the diocesan office ...
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    June 13, 2018
    At the diocesan office ...
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    June 16, 2018
    Meet at Waycross ...
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    June 18, 2018
    Session 1: Adventure Camp ...
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    June 24, 2018
    Session 2: Ready, Set...Camp! ...
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    Parish and diocesan milestones should be celebrated and remembered. Here are some of the more recent ones that have been celebrated since 2016. Do you have an important milestone coming up in your parish? Share it here

    Waycross Celebrates 60 Years of Service
    Waycross celebrated its 60th birthday Sunday, September 3. There was a special Waycross picnic with games, and camp activities for all ages. Many folks joined together for an afternoon of fellowship and celebration!    See the photo album on Facebook ...
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    Come Celebrate!
    The Church of the Nativity is celebrating its 60 year anniversary!  Please plan to join on November 4, 2017, at 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm. We are having a silent auction and stay tuned for additional activities. Church of the Nativity 7300 N. Lantern Road Indianapolis, IN 46256 Tel: 317 849 3656 www.nativity-indy.org ...
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    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
    St. Paul's, Richmond, is celebrating 179 years of ministry ...
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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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    St. Paul's, Jeffersonville, just celebrated their 180th with a liturgy and reception ...
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    St. Matthew's, Indianapolis, is celebrating their Centennial with a new Vision Statement and some great t-shirts ...
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    st-peter-lebanon-first-honey-harvest-2016
    St. Peter's, Lebanon,  just turned 60 and harvested the first honey from their apiary ...
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    st-paul-indianapolis-150th-2016
    St. Paul's, Indianapolis, just turned 150 with a Gala and celebration weekend. See more pictures on Facebook ...
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    good-samaritan-launch-9-11-2016
    Good Samaritan, Brownsburg, just celebrated Launch Day as our newest church. See more on Facebook. #thechurchthatserves ...
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    ERD Responds to Disaster

     

    Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California to provide emergency support for those impacted by deadly wildfires in California. The assistance includes food and other critical supplies, housing and the storage of belongings. Read more on the ERD website.

    The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season has emerged as one of the most destructive in recent history, with Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria causing major damage from Texas to Florida, Georgia and throughout the Caribbean. Stay updated with the most recent developments on ERD and its social media.  Read more on the ERD website.

    Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California to provide emergency support for those impacted by deadly wildfires in California. The assistance includes food and other critical supplies, housing and the storage of belongings. Read more on the ERD website.

    The Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis

    Office

    1100 W 42nd St
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

    • Phone: 317-926-5454
    • Fax: 317-926-5456
    • Toll Free Long Distance: 1-800-669-5786

     

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