We Are Advent People: A Message from Bishop Jennifer
Most Gracious Lord, by whose direction this time Is appointed for renewing The memory of your infinite mercy to all people In the incarnation of your only Son, Grant that we may live this holy time in the spirit of thanksgiving, And every day raise up our hearts to you in grateful acknowledgement Of what […]
Bishop Jennifer’s Convention Sermon
Bishop Jennifer gave this sermon to the 182nd Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis on November 16, 2019.
The Work Our Soul Must Do: Kelly Brown Douglas Convention Keynote
The Very Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, dean of Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary, gave the keynote address at the Diocese of Indianapolis’s convention on November 15, 2019.
Burning the Mortgage Note at St. Stephen’s New Harmony
On a Sunday morning in mid-July, Bishop Jennifer gathered with members of St. Stephen’s in New Harmony for an unusual liturgy: the burning of a mortgage note. “Sweat was pouring down our faces and we were singing ‘Ode to Joy,’ remembers St. Stephen’s rector the Rev. Dr. Beth Macke. “It was a lovely liturgy.” The […]
Cooke Returns to Chapel of the Good Shepherd at Purdue
This week, the Rev. Dr. Hilary Cooke became the new chaplain at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, the Episcopal Church campus ministry at Purdue University. One of her top priorities is dismantling common campus misconceptions about Christianity. “I’m really excited to be present on Purdue’s campus because we live in a community that is […]
“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 […]