Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Pathways Priest

Title: Pathways to Vitality Initiative — Pathways Priest Classification: Full Time Reports To: Canon to the Ordinary for Congregational Development Target Start Date: June 1, 2019 To apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, updated OTM profile by May 7 to Canon Kristin White, Canon to the Ordinary for Congregational Development and Leadership. The Pathways to Vitality Initiative in the Diocese of […]

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Diocesan Convention Delegates and Clergy: Join us for Neighborhood Gatherings this Spring

At our Diocesan Convention in 2018, IndyDio voted in favor of a resolution to experiment with a new way of governance by gathering lay delegates and clergy by region, or “neighborhood.” With the goals of helping delegates and clergy to know each other better, developing the role of convention delegate, and broadening participation in ideas […]

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From Bishop Jennifer: One Book One Diocese Lenten Study

Dear Ones, Some of you may know that in the wake of the killing of young black boys like Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice, I pulled my name from consideration in bishop search processes believing it impossible for me to raise my own young black son and serve the church in this way.  That is, […]

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Budget Formation Committee Calls for Program Proposals

March 18 deadline for new ministry ideas Since she became bishop in 2017, Bishop Jennifer has urged the people of the diocese to commit both to a new mission and new ways of achieving it. “At our last diocesan convention, I invited you to dream dreams worthy of the reign of God,” she said in […]

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Prayers of the People for Racial Reconciliation (Created by Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music Subcommittee on Racial Reconciliation)

Let us pray for the Church and for the world. God of love, we pray for your church: For N., our Presiding Bishop; N. (and N), our bishop(s); for all lay and ordained ministers; and for all who seek you in the community of the faithful. Equip us with compassion and love, to carry out […]

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One Book One Diocese: Lenten Reflection Questions

Below are discussion and reflection questions to guide our “One Book One Diocese” Lenten study of Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God. Week 1 | America’s Exceptionalism (Prologue – Ch 1) In the prologue, Douglas describes the story of Trayvon Martin as the “catalyst” for writing this book. How did you […]

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