Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

“The next step in community involvement”: culinary entrepreneurship program launches at St. Matthew’s, Indianapolis

  The Rev. Frank Impicciche insists that he decided to back the new mission initiative at St. Matthew’s, Indianapolis, before he knew it would mean fresh scones at coffee hour. Now that a culinary entrepreneurship program is underway and he’s had the chance to taste test four new flavors, including cheddar, bacon and jalapeño and […]

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Making a Bold Witness for Migrants: A Letter from Bishop Jennifer

from “Images from the Border: Here and There”  at the Indiana Interchurch Center Dear Ones, For the past two months, each time I enter the Indiana Interchurch Center, I pass stuffed animals, backpacks, plastic water jugs wrapped in clothing, books of prayer, and children’s shoes. These are artifacts gathered from the Sonoran Desert, on the border […]

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Pilgrimage to Brasilia in July; Donations Sought for Community Center

(l-r) Sandra Andrade, Bishop Mauricio Andrade, Bishop Jennifer and Global Mission Commission Chair Jeffrey Bower in 2017 At the beginning of July, Bishop Jennifer and 14 members of the diocese will travel to visit the people of the Diocese of Brasilia in Brazil, where the Diocese of Indianapolis first established a companion relationship in 2009. In conjunction with the […]

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Responsible Stewardship in the 2020 Budget: A Letter from Bishop Jennifer

Dear Ones, As I begin my third year as your bishop, I rejoice that we are fulfilling our mission to be beacons of Jesus Christ offering generous welcome across central and southern Indiana. Thanks to your faithful ministry, we are doing the work that we promised God and one another to do. Among the things […]

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Presenting the 2020 Draft Budget: A Letter from Treasurer Laurel Cornell

Dear Friends in Christ, We present the proposed Budget for the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis for the year 2020. This proposal was created by the 2020 Budget Formation Committee, C. Davies Reed (Chair), Laurel L. Cornell (Treasurer), Lara Dreyer, Steve Fales, Max Nottingham, and Greg Staab. It was discussed by the Executive Council at their […]

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The Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown Elected Bishop of Vermont

Dear ones, I am delighted to report that, earlier this afternoon, the Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown was elected 11th Bishop of Vermont on the first ballot. I have known Bishop-elect Shannon for more than a decade, and it has been a joy to be in ministry with her during her time at Christ Church Cathedral; […]

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