Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Sermon on the Feast of Absalom Jones

Bishop Jennifer preached this sermon on February 9, 2019, at the Diocese of New York’s Blessed Absalom Jones Celebration in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Good morning Saints! I want to bring you greetings, hope and peace from your kin in the Diocese of Indianapolis, the Episcopal Church in Central and Southern Indiana. […]

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Building Friendships in Haiti: Reflecting on the Global Missions Commission Pilgrimage

Earlier this month, Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows and eight members of the Diocese of Indianapolis Global Missions Commission made a pilgrimage to the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti. During their trip, the pilgrims visited the Université Episcopale d’Haïti and its nursing college, the Eglise Episcopal Seminaries Theologic in Port Au Prince, St. Croix Hospital, and many schools […]

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Waycross Focuses on Hospitality, Prepares to Welcome Presiding Bishop

Since David Ramsey arrived at Waycross Camp and Conference Center last June, he’s overseen a list of renovations and repairs that would be daunting even to HGTV stars. But to Ramsey, the work on the 400-acre site in Brown County is just the beginning of realizing a larger vision. “The work we’re doing now is […]

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Parishes Collaborate to Collect 20,700 Pairs of Socks

During Advent, two Indianapolis-area parishes — All Saints and Holy Family, Fishers — worked together to collect 20,700 pairs of socks for people experiencing homelessness. The socks were gathered and blessed in the sanctuary of All Saints and transported to Wheeler Mission, which will distribute them to shelters throughout the city. “All Saints, along with Holy […]

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Faithful Innovation Initiative Begins in February

Beginning this winter, congregations in the Diocese of Indianapolis can participate in the Faithful Innovation Initiative, a new program designed to help parishes and other faith communities explore God’s call by innovating and building relationships with their neighbors. “We’re asking new questions like, ‘How do we be the church in such changing times? What does it […]

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Believing in Resurrection at St. John’s Speedway

Becky Douglas and Wendy Curto of St. John’s, Speedway, with the Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown at diocesan convention What happened to St. John’s, Speedway, can happen to almost any small congregation. A few major pledgers die, or move away, or go into nursing care, all in the same year.  Suddenly there is a hole in […]

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