Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Nominations for Elections at the 2018 Diocesan Convention

On November 16, the 181st Convention of the Diocese of Indianapolis will elect people to the leadership positions listed below. To stand for election to these positions, nominees must fill out the nomination form online and attach a photograph. All nominations must be submitted by September 17. Standing Committee The Standing Committee has responsibilities outlined […]

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Kristin White Appointed Canon to the Ordinary for Congregational Development and Leadership

Dear ones, In May, I wrote to you to share my thinking about the ways my staff and I can best foster congregational vitality and support innovative ministry in our communities. To advance that work, I announced that I was opening a search for a canon to the ordinary for congregational development and leadership. Today I […]

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Now Go!: Bishop Jennifer’s General Convention Sermon

Sermon Preached at the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church 12 July 2018 The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows Bishop, Diocese of Indianapolis Good evening Saints!  It is an honor to stand in this place and bring a word as we begin to close out our time at this 79th General Convention.  We are at […]

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Bishop Jennifer’s General Convention Wrap-Up

On the final day of the 79th General Convention, Bishop Jennifer reflected on the convention’s legislative work and other highlights. “Before we make the trek back, I want to let you know about some of the big pieces of legislation we have moved through,” she says.

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Transform Our Lament and Heartbreak Into Hope

Bishop Jennifer offered the closing prayer at the Bishops United Against Gun Violence witness at the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church on July 8: Gracious God, lover of souls, we stand before you in our pain and grief for those who have died by gun violence. We remember the dead whose names we know […]

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Carrying a Lantern Through Dark Spaces: Indiana Women’s Prison Ministry

Every week of the year, thanks to the Rev. Kate Wilson and a team of volunteers, the Diocese of Indianapolis ministers to prisoners in the Indiana Women’s Prison. “One of our baptismal promises is to work toward reconciliation, and people in prison really need to reconcile themselves, others and God,” says Wilson, who coordinates volunteer […]

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